East Tennessee Children's Hospital focuses on providing family-centered care.

That's why we encourage you to SPEAK UP about your child's health care.

Download the SPEAK UP Patient Safety Guide
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Speak up if you have questions or concerns about your child's care
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Pay attention to the care treatment and medicines your child is given. Remind staff to check your child’s armband.
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Educate yourself about your child’s illness.
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Ask your caregivers if they have washed their hands.
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Know what medications your child takes and why.
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Use a health facility that has nationally-recognized quality and safety standards. East Tennessee Children’s Hospital is proudly accredited by the Joint Commission and Solutions for Patient Safety.
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Participate in all decisions about your child’s treatment.

Joint Commission: www.jointcommission.com