Improving Healthcare for Children in Foster Care

A project to maximize the current health status and long term well being of children in foster care by implementing systemic changes in the accessibility, delivery, coordination and supervision of healthcare services (including mental health services) for children in foster care.


Status: Complete

August 2013 until June 2014

  • Who: Eight child welfare agencies in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, New Hampshire, Oregon, Rhode Island, Ohio and Vermont.
  • Funder: The project was funded by Casey Family Program and conducted in partnership with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
  • Our Role: Facilitated a Breakthrough Series learning collaborative to apply quality improvement methodology to the practice of healthcare related systems change.