Measuring the Quality of Home Health Care for Children

To develop a measurement instrument to evaluate access to, and quality of, home health care for children with medical complexity. The instrument will assess issues such as timeliness, efficiency, effectiveness, safety, equity, expense and patient-centeredness.

Project Outcomes

Principal investigator, Carolyn Foster, MD, MSHS, presented this work at a briefing event hosted by Health Affairs, and provided the pediatric perspective on community care for high needs patients. View the recording (1:31:08) and read the featured Health Affairs article.

Grant Amount


Date Awarded

October 2017


24 months


Systems, Models & Best Practices


Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Principal Investigator

Carolyn Foster, MD, MSHS