Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC) is a 5-year demonstration grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and authorized by 401 (d) of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA).
IHOC works with doctors' offices, practices and other agencies who want to improve health care in Maine and Vermont to:
- Collect and report on the use of evidenced-based child health quality measures
- Expand the Health Information Technology to improve the flow of child health data
- Promote a collaborative child health learning environment
Cutler Institute of Health and Social Policy. (2011). Improving Health Outcomes for Foster Care Children in Maine DRAFT Conceptual Model. [Chart]. University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy. Retrieved from: