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Florida Children’s Medical Services Learning and Action Network

By building the quality improvement capacity of specialty programs, this learning and action network will grow and support a high-quality system of care in Florida that serves all children and youth with special healthcare needs, regardless of insurance status and location.


Status: Active

January 2019 to June 2025

  • Who: NICHQ is partnering with the Florida Department of Health and seven specific Statewide Networks for Access and Quality: kidney failure; craniofacial/cleft lip and palate; diabetes; hematology/oncology; HIV/AIDS; pulmonary; and behavioral health. These seven networks represents 33 institutions.
  • Funder: The project is funded by the State of Florida Department of Health
  • Our Role: NICHQ is leading a learning and action network (LAN) for seven SNAQ teams to improve the quality and access to care for children and youth with special healthcare needs. NICHQ facilitates LAN goals through teaching and supporting the application of the Model for Improvement to increase quality improvement capacity of participating SNAQ teams.