Quality Improvement for Healthier Kids
Welcome to NICHQ
Welcome to NICHQ
NICHQ is an independent, nonprofit organization working for more than a decade to improve children’s health. We help organizations and professionals who share this mission make breakthrough improvements so children and families live healthier lives. We invite you to get involved in this important work.
New This Month:
Viewing Health as a System
In his latest blog post, NICHQ president and CEO Charlie Homer asks "What Is the System that Produces Health?" and proposes a new model to begin answering that question.
Obesity Rates on the Decline? Cause for Celebration and Caution
NICHQ's Shikha Anand writes that the decline in obesity prevalence for children aged 2 to 5 years is cause for celebration as we continue to work for the day when we have reversed the trend for ALL Americans, regardless of age, race, or class.
NICHQ Leading National Initiative to Reduce Infant Mortality
NICHQ is honored to lead an exceptional group of partner organizations in expanding the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to Reduce Infant Mortality.
Breastfeeding Education—Yes, There’s An App for That
It may never be as popular as Angry Birds or Candy Crush, but one Ohio hospital is hoping to change the experience of breastfeeding education with a new app.
The Art of the Chart: 10 Tips and Rules for Using Run Charts
At NICHQ, we’re obsessed with run charts. Why? Because they are easy to construct and interpret and an elegant way to display data that makes performance visually legible.
Why I Participate: By Parent Partner Kisha Greenidge-Kader
In NICHQ's work on improving hearing screening across the country, administrators and audiologists work closely with parent partners to direct and sustain improvements. Kisha Greenidge-Kader is one of those parents.