Cincinnati's Children's Hospital has pushed since 2001 to become one of a handful of elite Cystic Fibrosis Centers for kids. The hospital sought a "pursuing perfection" grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and used tools such as using evidence-based medicine, collecting and sharing data, learning from other centers, defining goals, collaborating with families, and adopting electronic records. Kids with CF suffer daily by participating in four hours of treatment to pursue a normal lifestyle. By adopting these new tools, the hospital pushes to improve the quality of life for their patients.
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