Current
Initiatives

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Leading change across the country

Working passionately alongside our partners for continuous improvement, we determine the best strategies, methods and tools to achieve measurable goals. Our work with multidisciplinary teamsfrom health professionals to community stakeholders and patients and familiesenables deep engagement that leads to transformative change in children’s health systems. Check out some of our featured projects below.
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Early Childhood Initiatives

NICHQ has five current initiatives focused on different aspects of early childhood systems. Visit our early childhood landing page to see how they intersect and NICHQ's role in the space. Learn more >

Promoting Safe Sleep and Breastfeeding

NICHQ leads a national effort to align medical professionals, parents and stakeholders to make safe infant sleep and breastfeeding the national norm. Learn more >

New York State Maternal and Child Health Collaboratives

NICHQ leads efforts to improve the care in New York’s perinatal care centers and create promising interventions to address challenges in current systems of care. Learn more >

Children and Youth with Epilepsy Evaluation

NICHQ provides evaluation skills and helps develop a data dashboard to test and monitor innovation and change ideas for the creation of a community-based care system for children and youth with epilepsy. Learn more >

Exploring State-Level Strategies to Improve Maternal Health and Birth Outcomes

NICHQ is developing four case studies on the successes and barriers of individual state efforts to address preterm births.
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Improve Sickle Cell Disease Care

NICHQ is working with five regional teams from across the country to improve coordination and service delivery for individuals living with sickle cell disease, enhance access to services, and improve and expand patient and provider education. Learn more >