Strategic Intents, Values, and Funding
The NHPIP focuses its quality improvement work in the following areas:
- Developmental screening
- Behavioral/mental health
- Oral health, as well as,
- Emerging child health issue
Our current work is centered on:
- Promoting awareness of and interest in pediatric care quality measurement, projects, and resources. The NHPIP has developed a one-pager about the NHPIP mission, vision, and strategic intents which can be found on our publications page.
- Facilitating dialogue to identify and act upon pediatric care quality opportunities in NH. For example, part of every quarterly NHPIP Steering Committee meeting is spent looking at data, policy/regulatory changes, or new initiatives to identify avenues to improve pediatric care quality in NH.
- Conducting and/or collaborating with others on pediatric quality improvement projects. For a list of current NHPIP Projects, go to our Current Projects page.
In conducting our work, the NHPIP upholds the following values:
- Being committed to conducting high value, high quality project work.
- Being measurement driven.
- Focusing on improving the use of interventions with a solid evidence base of effectiveness in practice-based settings.
- Selecting projects that address priority health/healthcare issues for NH children.
- Conducting our work in a multi-disciplinary fashion.
- Operating in a spirit of collaboration not competition. .
- Adhering to principles of health data confidentiality.
- Sharing knowledge and information gained in the interest of child betterment.
Current and Previous Funders
- Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD)
- Endowment for Health
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
- Medicaid Match
- National Improvement Partnership Network
- New England Genetics Collaborative
- NH Charitable Foundation
- NH Children's Health Foundation
- NH Special Medical Services
- SPARK NH