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Enhancing Care Through Quality Improvement

By: Eminet Gurganus, MPH Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is committed to assisting primary care and subspecialty providers improve the services they provide to children through a data-driven, quality improvement approach. Our Practice Quality Improvement (PQI) program, which is part of the Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health […]

Leading Through Innovation

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center strives to innovate effective solutions to existing gaps in programs and services for children. Our innovation efforts, spearheaded by our Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health, are strengthening families and making a difference in the lives of children locally, regionally and nationally. Our […]

Maximizing Your Grant Potential

By: Laura A. Friedeberg, MS The Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health has been fortunate to receive external funding from federal, state, and private sources. As many nonprofits know, it can be extremely valuable to solicit and receive support from others in the form of grants.  The […]

Hazards of Hot Cars

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH The statistics are alarming. On average, 37 children die from heat stroke every summer in the United States after getting trapped inside hot cars. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center embraces every opportunity to get the word out about the need to prevent such tragedies […]

Petit Fellows Learn Injury Prevention

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH This summer, the Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC) hosted six remarkable female college students as part of The Hayley Petit Injury and Violence Prevention Fellowship.  Through literature review, lectures, and hands on experiences, the Petit Fellows learned about injury and violence prevention […]