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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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Rare Disease Network Facilitation

NICHQ works with rare disease patient communities to facilitate collaboration workstreams, with the purpose of supporting goal development, processes for collaboration, measures, and outcomes in key areas of need.

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 >

Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project

NICHQ is providing a comprehensive capacity-building assistance training program for all Healthy Start programs.  Learn more >

Improving Maternal and Infant Health Outcomes Across the Nation

NICHQ works to enhance the coordination and communication of perinatal quality collaboratives across the nation, with the ultimate goal of improving health outcomes for mothers and newborns.
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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 >