All recordings, slides and documents related to past NICHQ events will be posted on this page. Only materials that have been approved for public release are listed here. If you do not see an event listed, then we likely don't have the permissions to publicly share materials from that event.

Webinar | Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

August 16, 2016
Listen as NICHQ, providers from Shawnee Mission Medical Center and representatives from the Association of State and Territorial Health Offices (ASTHO) discuss neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a health concern for babies who are exposed to medications and drugs in utero. The healthcare issue is receiving increasing attention from the public health, medical and political fields as it seems to rise in parallel with the prevalence of prescription opioid abuse.

Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link

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Webinar | Promoting Optimal Child Development

May 5, 2016
NICHQ, along with Ariadne Labs and the Einhorn Family Charitable Trust, cohosted a webinar to share recommendations developed for using pediatric primary care practices to reinforce positive socioemotional behaviors in primary caregivers of young children.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link (The webinar begins at 00:07:50.)
The Atul Gawande videoExternal Link shown during the webinar
Q&A from webinar

Webinar | Engaging Senior Leadership in Your QI Work

March 3, 2016
NICHQ partnered with the Public Health Quality Improvement Exchange (PHQIX) to conduct a free webinar about how to engage senior leaders in quality improvement work.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link

Webinar | Improving Health of New Mothers

February 2, 2016
NICHQ, along with partners AMCHP and the UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health, turned their snow-cancelled AMCHP session “Improving the Health of New Mothers: Building Woman‐Centered Postpartum Systems of Care” into a free public webinar.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link
Presentation SlidesExternal Link [PDF]

Thematic Webinar | Vital Statistics Data Open Forum

December 7, 2015
In this webinar from the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to Reduce Infant Mortality (IM CoIIN), participants shared how state vital statistics data is used to inform maternal and child health work.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link

Thematic Webinar | Medicaid Data Open Forum

October 9, 2015
Presenters from OH, OR, NE and VT shared their experience in developing or utilizing Medicaid data to support their MCH work. Mary Applegate, MD, MPH Medicaid Medical Director from Ohio, facilitated an open discussion, providing opportunities for peer-to-peer learning on this topic.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link

Thematic Webinar | Resident Driven Design Thinking

May 7, 2015
Highlight innovative work manifesting the Lifecourse Theory to address long-term MCH outcomes through the resident driven Design Thinking and implementation of the Best Babies Zone Oakland's East Oakland Innovators (EOIs).
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link

An Introduction to Collective Impact

March 3, 2015
In this webinar from the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to Reduce Infant Mortality, viewers will get an introduction to collective impact and how it will be utilized within the Infant Mortality CoIIN.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link

How to Build Your CoIIN Team

January 22, 2015
To run a successful quality improvement project, you need to have the right people at the table. Learn how to engage leaders, stakeholders and key partners.

Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link

Innovations in Reducing Infant Mortality

January 15, 2015

A webinar focused on innovation, featuring Jamie Schnitzius, CEO and Co-Founder of CreateIT, and Clark Freifeld, Chief Technology Officer at Epidemico.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link

Improving Systems, Access, & Utilization for Timely Provisional Vital Statistics

January 6, 2015
In this webinar from the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to Reduce Infant Mortality, participants learned about creative solutions they can harness to increase access to timely provisional vital statistics data and realize the benefits of data collection.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link
Presentation SlidesExternal Link [PDF]

Using Qualitative Methods to Learn from Improvement

December 8, 2014
This presentation by NICHQ's Director of Applied Research and Evaluation, Dr. Marianne McPherson, was part of the Scientific Symposium at the 26th Annual IHI National Forum. It focused on describing qualitative research methods, identifying opportunities to use qualitative methods to learn from improvement initiatives, and understanding specific opportunities and challenges for integrating qualitative methods into improvement work.
Presentation SlidesExternal Link [PDF]

Improving Care and Outcomes for People with Sickle Cell Disease

December 4, 2014
In this webinar, NICHQ faculty and staff provided an overview of the newly released congressional report on the outcomes from the federally supported Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program (SCDTDP).
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link
Presentation SlidesExternal Link [PDF]

How to Innovate: Applying Design Thinking to Infant Mortality

December 2, 2014
In this webinar, Dawn Denno, Ed.D, and George Dellal, MHA, from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, examined innovation in public health, and how it compliments and differs from other improvement methods currently used by many states.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link
Presentation SlidesExternal Link [PDF]

Quality Improvement (QI) for Public Health Settings

October 20, 2014
In this webinar, Lloyd Provost, MS, an improvement science expert and faculty to the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to Reduce Infant Mortality, talked about quality improvement in public health settings and its applicability to the infant mortality reduction efforts taking place across the nation.
Presentation SlidesExternal Link [PDF]

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: Improving Maternity Care and Increasing Breastfeeding Rates

September 23, 2014
This webinar (part of the American Hospital Association's HPOE Live! webinar series) provided an overview of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. It also featured a success story shared by the CEO of Providence Hospital, who talked about applications of quality improvement to drive change in practice to help mothers successfully breastfeed.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link 


Engaging Leadership in Quality Improvement Work

September 16, 2014
During this free webinar, participants learned how to effectively engage leadership in quality improvement work as well as top tips and strategies to gain buy-in that could be put to use immediately.
Full Webinar RecordingExternal Link

What collaboration looks like on the chalkboard


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