About the Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation & Improvement Center (EIIC)
Formed in 2016, the Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation & Improvement Center (EIIC) leverages quality improvement science, the experiential knowledge of its co-lead organizations—The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's, as well as partners at Yale University, Baylor College of Medicine, and The Lundquist Institute—and the expertise of multiple professional societies and federal organizations to improve health care outcomes for children in emergency settings. The EIIC is part of the Emergency Medical Services for Children program.
Our mission: The mission of the EIIC is to optimize outcomes for children across the emergency care continuum by leveraging quality improvement science and multidisciplinary, multisystem collaboration.
The EIIC is based out of five leading academic and medical institutions:
- University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School (co-lead)
- University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (co-lead)
- Yale University School of Medicine
- Baylor College of Medicine
- The Lundquist Institute
EIIC includes a multidisciplinary team of staff and works with subject matter experts from across the country:
Our focus areas
The EIIC is structured into key focus areas, also known as “domains.”
The EIIC is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award (U07MC37471) totaling $3M with 0 percent financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.