Improve Quality, Safety and Efficiency in Your PICU

Saving Children’s Lives Through Actionable Data

Virtual Pediatric Systems

Saving Children’s Lives Through Actionable Data

Quality Improvement

Saving Children’s Lives Through Actionable Data

Comparative Reporting

Saving Children’s Lives Through Actionable Data


Saving Children’s Lives Through Actionable Data

Quality Improvement

VPS has expanded its QI efforts in several areas including training, workshops, and collaborative QI projects.

Comparative Reporting

High-fidelity reports comparing data from your institution to other institutions of your choice.


VPS has the largest research association in pediatric critical care internationally.


Producing High-Quality Data


Have Submitted Data to VPS

Research Publications

Used VPS Data


Insights to Improve Critical Care Quality & Outcomes in Your Unit 

VPS brings together a community of pediatric critical care colleagues who are dedicated to standardized data sharing, benchmarking, quality improvement and research among pediatric PICUs to improve the care of their patients.

Participants commit to the collection of high-quality data elements that are important to understand, evaluate and improve care and outcomes for critically ill children.

The VPS Community collaborates to compare data, determine best practices and improve the overall quality of pediatric critical care using comparable and customizable reports and dashboards.




100+ Research Abstracts Utilizing VPS Data

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100+ Research Posters
Utilizing VPS Data

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 200+ Research Manuscripts Utilizing VPS Data

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Research Requests


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for Your Research Needs?

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The VPS Difference

High-Quality Data

VPS data has extensive data quality validations (with Inter-rater reliability greater than 95%)


Access comparative reports to compare your PICUs metrics against all PICUs participating in VPS

Comparative Reporting

Customize PICU to like-hospitals of your choosing, ensuring your benchmarking is a true apple-to-apple comparison

Granular Data

Granular Data for PICU specific data (e.g., mechanical ventilation, cardiac arrest, PICU procedures and complications, patient diagnoses, neurological outcomes, etc.)

Visualization & Reporting Products

Easily report on and visualize your data using VPS’s robust products (myComparativeReports, myDashboards, myQueries. etc.)

Peer-Reviewed Severity of Illness Models

We are the only pediatric PICU database using validated severity of illness scores (e.g., PIM-3, PRISM III, PICSIM and STS-EACTS)

Community Powered

We are an active community of PICUs – VPS’s reports and development is driven by feedback and participation of our members

Rich Data for Research

Access to granular data covering over 1.75 million PICU admissions for your research needs

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