Improving Children’s Vision: Systems, Stakeholders & Support
WHAT: This project aims to increase the detection and diagnosis of visual impairment in children aged five years and younger by enhancing the capacity of state public health agencies to use and apply quality improvement principles and practices to implement universal vision screening for preschool-aged children.
WHO: Improvement teams in Arizona, Ohio and Wyoming
WHEN: September 2015 to August 2018
FUNDER: The project is funded by the U.S. Maternal Child Health Bureau and led by the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health and Prevent Blindness.
NICHQ'S ROLE: Facilitate a virtual, modified Breakthrough Series learning collaborative to jointly identify challenges, interventions, implementation and measurement related to implementing universal vision screening for preschool-aged children.
If you are interested in learning more about this project, please email: communications@NICHQ.org