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Welcome to CHNC

The Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC) improves care for high risk infants by providing a platform to compare quality and outcomes across Level IV neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).

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How We Work

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CHNC committees form our structure for quality improvement. Volunteers within Level IV NICUs – neonatologists, advanced practice nurses, neonatal nurses, infection control practitioners, anesthesiologists, and pediatric surgeons – dedicate the time and insights to both strategic oversight and disease-specific focus groups.

ICON - CHNC Executive Committee
CHNC Executive Committee

The CHNC Executive Committee maintains primary responsibility for:

  1. Database development and maintenance
  2. Development and oversight of reporting tool
  3. Oversight of Focus Groups and Special Interest Groups
  4. Oversight of CIQI team
  5. Facilitates clinical outcomes research
  6. Facilitates communication and collaboration among CHNC Member sites
  7. Annual meeting planning
More member:
ICON - CHNC Executive Committee
ICON - CHNC CIQI Steering Committee and CIQI Committee
ICON - Data Coordinators and Data Advisory Committee
ICON - CHNC Data Use Committee
ICON - Data Coordinators and Data Advisory Committee
ICON - CHNC Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Focus Group Committee
ICON - CHNC Necrotizing Enterocolitis Focus Group Committee
ICON - CHNC Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Focus Group Committee
ICON - CHNC Mortality Focus Group Committee
ICON - CHNC Hypoxi-Ischemic Encephalopathy Focus Group Committee
34Participating Hospitals
150Participating Clinicians
85% of Top Children’s Hospitals
80% of Members Improve Quality

CHNC Member Hospitals

Much of the work of the Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium has been made possible through the support of our children’s hospitals.

  • CHNC Member Hospital - Seattle Children's Hospital
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Cincinnati Children's Hospital
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Riley Children's Health - Indiana University Health
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Florida Hospital for Children
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Arkansas Children's Hospital
  • CHNC Member Hospital - SickKids - The Hospital for Sick Children - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Hospital of Orange County - CHOC - Orange County Children's Hospital California
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital - Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's National Hospital of Washington DC
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Hospital of St. Louis - BJC HealthCare
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit Medical Center
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Nationwide Children's Hospital of Columbus OH
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Mercy of Kansas City
  • CHNC Member Hospital - University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children's Hospital - Oakland
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • CHNC Member Hospital - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Nemours Alfred I duPont Hospital of Children
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Nebraska
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Le Bonheur Children's Hospital of Methodist Healthcare Family
  • CHNC Member Hospital - UW Health American Family Children's Hospital - University of Wisconsin
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Texas Children's Hospital
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Cook Children's Hospital of Illinois
  • CHNC Member Hospital - Children's Medical Center of Dallas