Starting in 2007, several provider organizations began working on child health quality improvement – the Oregon Pediatric Society with their work on the Screening Tools and Referral Training (START) program, and the Children’s Health Foundation (CHF) with quality improvement projects in childhood asthma and immunizations. The CHF additionally partnered with the Child and Adolescent Health Initiative Measurement (CAHMI) in piloting an online version of a patient survey that assesses the quality of the content of well-child visits. Through the collaboration with CAHMI, we were introduced to the idea of Improvement Partnerships, and learned about similar efforts taking place in other … Continue reading History