We are more than 1300 hospitals collaborating to improve neonatal care around the world with data-driven quality improvement and research.


Join Us to Improve Critical Transitions and Clinical Outcomes

Teams in our internet-based quality improvement collaborative are focused on every infant and family.

Participating teams use QI fundamentals to focus on the key drivers of teamwork, family-centered and integrated care, communication, and standardized processes to improve transitions of care.

Build QI skills, implement practical interventions, and advance local improvement at your center with the support of expert faculty, peers from more than 120 centers, evidence-based toolkits, VON measurement, and our online classroom.

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VON Members Have Made Remarkable Progress to Improve Outcomes Since 1989

Vermont Oxford Network includes more than 1300 centers across 30+ countries working to continuously improve neonatal care.

Network data, VON quality improvement methodology, and rigorous dedication to advancing care has moved the big dot on major morbidities and infant mortality at an impressive pace. VON members are on the leading edge of family-engaged care and accelerating the magnitude of improvement in neonatology.

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Rigorously Advancing Neonatal Care with Research and Analysis

Cochrane at VON is a service for the neonatal community of practice that provides access all Cochrane Neonatal systematic reviews. We analyze network data for practical improvement in the NICU by the Numbers series. Members use network data and VON quality improvement methods to inform their research.

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A Worldwide Learning Community

VON empowers individuals, organizations, and systems by bringing health professionals and families together to improve newborn care through benchmarking reports, quality improvement collaboratives, pragmatic trials, and observational research.

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The Color of Health

Racism, segregation, and inequality affect the health and well-being of preterm infants and their families. We propose specific interventions and research priorities that may remedy the adverse effects of racial inequality. Join the discussion at the 2019 Annual Quality Congress.

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New Genomic Network to Improve Care of Critically Ill Infants

VON and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) are collaborating to create a learning network for neonatal and pediatric intensive care teams. The goal is to amplify understanding of how rapid genomic sequencing can help guide complex care for critically ill infants with genetic diseases.

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