NEW! The HV CoIIN Health Equity Toolkit

Advancing health equity is an ongoing process. As the HV CoIIN team, awardees, and local home visiting agencies continue to test and refine the Health Equity Framework, preliminary resources are being shared. This working draft of the HV CoIIN Health Equity Toolkit is designed to support state, territory, tribal, and local teams, and individuals in examining and acting toward advancing health equity in MIECHV.

HV CoIIN's New Podcast! 

HV CoIIN launched a new podcast series: Driving Improvements in Home Visiting Through CQI—Lessons from the Field. Throughout this series, listeners will hear firsthand accounts from MIECHV awardees, home visiting program staff, home visitors, and parents about how they use CQI to transform home visiting systems and make a difference in the outcomes that matter to families. 

Check out our first episode now! (Episode 1: Confronting Caregiver Depression). In this episode, HV CoIIN Improvement Advisor, Rachael Glisson, talks to two home visitors from CoIIN’s Caregiver Depression Collaboration about how they overcame obstacles, what they did that worked, and how they applied CQI strategies to improve outcomes for new families dealing with depression.

EDC Spotlights HV CoIIN 2.0!

As a result of the tremendous impact our work has on families, EDC spotlighted HV CoIIN 2.0 on Linkedin in March 2022. "Through EDC's work with the Home Visiting Collaborative, we are strengthening home visits nationwide, supporting young mothers, and ensuring their children have the best possible start." Read the full post here.  

Home Visiting Bill of Rights

Created by HV CoIIN for the Health Equity CoIIN teams, the Home Visiting Bill of Rights is designed to be a universal document that describes the rights of those receiving home visiting services. This document has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian-Creole, Swahili, Amharic, and Tigrinya. Check them out here

Parent Leadership in CQI: Toolkit & Panel

Parent Leadership Toolkit: Our toolkit is designed to support local and state home visiting programs as they engage parents in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI). Teams participating in HV CoIIN 2.0's scale campaign, Lead the Change, heard real-life examples of the toolkit's key lessons during Day 1 of the latest learning session. A panel consisting of parent leaders Joslyn Ward, Rebecca King, Tommara Grice, and Bryn Fortune provided teams with insight on building capacity for parent leadership. Watch the panel: here.


HV CoIIN at a Glance: This infographic provides a high level overview of HV CoIIN's progress and outcomes from its inception in 2013 to 2021. 

Brief on our Breastfeeding 90-day Rapid Testing Cycle

90-Day Testing Cycle to Drive Quality Improvement in Breastfeeding Supports for Families Participating in Evidence-Based Home Visiting Services: This brief outlines the 90-day quality improvement testing cycle HV CoIIN implemented in 2019 to refine the breastfeeding theory of change and to test key drivers and change ideas to support a national scale-up effort. 

Brief on HV CoIIN 2.0 Cohort 1's Scale Efforts

Scaling Home Visiting Improvements Through Continuous Quality Improvement: Successes and Lessons from HV CoIIN 2.0’s First Scale Cohort: A new fact sheet summarizing the work and findings of Scale Cohort 1. 

Article on Developmental Risk Detection and Service Linkage!

National Home Visiting Collaborative Improves Developmental Risk Detection and Service Linkage: Published in Academic Pediatrics. Between 2014 and 2016, HV CoIIN worked with 13 different home visiting programs across eight states and one tribe to improve the detection of developmental delays and linkage to supportive services for families with children with developmental concerns. This article highlights the improvements made through these efforts.

Breastfeeding Brief

Improving Breastfeeding Outcomes: HV CoIIN’s Journey from Small Tests of Change to Large-Scale Improvement. This brief details our journey from testing in HV CoIIN 1.0 to scaling breastfeeding improvements in HV CoIIN 2.0 and highlights how states and their local home visiting agencies are making extraordinary improvements in breastfeeding outcomes. 

Supporting Teams During COVID-19

We know you are all working hard to continue to support the families you serve in the context of virtual home visits.  To that end, HV CoIIN 2.0, along with our expert faculty, drafted a memorandum outlining guidance and strategies for Intimate Partner Violence and Maternal Depression awardees and agencies in screening and referrals during COVID-19. 

HV CoIIN 2.0 Fact Sheets

HV CoIIN created a series of fact sheets highlighting our work in our various workstreams, our approach to CQI and the supports we provide, as well as our progress to date. Check them out and share with colleagues in the field!

HV CoIIN 2.0 Scale Virtual Series

Watch this four-part virtual series to learn more about what it means to Scale Imporvements and hear real sccess stories from States and local home visting agencies. 

HV CoIIN News and Publications

Check out the various news articles and other publications featuring HV CoIIN from the field.

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