VCHIP Projects


Child Chronic Care Initiative

This project works with health care practitioners to improve outcomes for children and youth with chronic illness. Current efforts focus on the population of children cared for in The University of Vermont Children's Specialty Center, more.

Early Childhood

VCHIP projects support a delivery system in which health care is provided in medical homes with appropriate and effective linkages to systems of specialty more.


VCHIP supports perinatal improvements at all Vermont community hospitals, including work in the areas of reductions in late preterm deliveries, breastfeeding initiation, and preventive care during the newborn hospitalization more.

Research and Evaluation

In addition to evaluating the impact of our own projects, VCHIP serves as an independent evaluator for a number of statewide more.

School Age and Adolescence

For nearly 10 years, VCHIP has been supporting improvements in health care for youth ages 8 to 18 among more than 60 Vermont pediatric and family medicine practices and public and private more.

State and National Quality Improvement

VCHIP's extensive experience in quality improvement coaching and training provides the foundation for our many state and national more.

Transitions of Care (Pediatric to Adult Healthcare)

VCHIP supports the engagement of specialty clinics from the UVM Children's Hospital Specialty Center to provide a framework for the more.

VCHIP is a perfect example of how state groups can come together around a common goal and achieve unprecedented results for children and providers. In my work in both Florida and Ohio, I often turned to VCHIP staff and faculty for technical assistance and guidance on building responsive, effective programs."

- Lisa Simpson, MB, BCH, MPH, FAAP, President & CEO, AcademyHealth