Helping Improve Pediatric Practice Outcomes (HIPPO) Asthma Study

A project to develop, implement and evaluate a sustainable approach to improving the quality of care provided in primary care settings to children with asthma.


Status: Complete

From 1997 to 1999

  • Who: Phase 1 of the project involved six pediatric practices in Boston and six in Chapel Hill, N.C. Phase 2 was a national collaborative with 20 teams.
  • Funder: The project was funded by David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The national collaborative was run in partnership with the Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) Network.
  • Our Role: Served as educators and coaches to participating teams as they tested different quality improvement strategies and tools to improve the care they provide to children with asthma.