Quality Improvement Initiatives

The simple yet powerful tools of QI provide the framework that VCHIP and our partners use to improve the health outcomes of children, youth and families in Vermont and nationally. QI techniques are highly effective in motivating, testing, and sustaining changes that result in improved health care process and health outcomes. Read more (PDF)

Quality Improvement Projects


National Improvement Partnership Network


A network of state Improvement Partnerships has emerged as a way to advance quality and transform health care practice for children. Practice-level support and a focus on system-wide improvements are what make Improvement Partnerships different-- they don't just give information; they work to facilitate change. Read more (PDF)


Health Services Research Team

The HSR team is in a unique position to inform primary care practice by sharing the impact of local practice change on the larger system of healthcare in Vermont and by disseminating findings nationally on healthcare transformation.

Health Services Research (Read more)


The most valuable assistance from VCHIP has been to evaluate if we are really doing what we think we are doing and if our families are receiving the care we believe we are providing."

Fred Holmes, MD, Mousetrap Pediatrics, St. Albans