ImproveCareNow, Inc., a 501(c)3, continues to work closely with its strategic partner, the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Each year $10 million is invested in ImproveCareNow activities, from center participation fees, philanthropy, grants and in-kind contributions of participating centers (including physician and staff time and attendance at twice-yearly Community Conferences).

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Thank you to all our supporters and collaborators!

David R. Clare and Margaret C. Clare Foundation
Foundations of the Carolinas
JB and MK Pritzker Family Foundation
Madison Community Foundation
Meridian Capital Foundation
Render Family Foundation
Alex D. Funderburg
Edwin I. Colodny
Elizabeth Steele Fund
Friends of ImproveCareNow
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Steven C. McPhail








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Supporter profiles share more about how we are collaborating to improve health and care for pediatric patients with IBD.



AbbVie combines the expertise of a proven pharmaceutical leader and the focus and passion of an entrepreneur and innovator, making them a global biopharmaceutical company that has the ability to discover and advance innovative therapies and meet the health needs of people and societies around the globe. Funding from AbbVie is supporting collaborative studies using data from ImproveCareNow centers that have been entered into the ImproveCareNow registry. Check out ImproveCareNow Research Projects.




The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) is the certifying body for pediatric physicians. Recognizing the progress that participants in ImproveCareNow have achieved, the ABP encourages pediatricians that treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis to join ImproveCareNow. Find out how to receive credit for ABP's Maintenance of Certification through ImproveCareNow.



The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent nonprofit, nongovernmental organization located in Washington, DC, which was authorized by Congress in 2010, with a mandate to improve the quality and relevance of evidence available to help patients, caregivers, clinicians, employers, insurers, and policy makers make informed health decisions. Specifically, we fund comparative clinical effectiveness research, or CER, as well as support work that will improve the methods used to conduct such studies. In 2015 PCORI awarded over $9 million to projects involving ImproveCareNow.



The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of health care for all Americans, and has provided a four-year grant to ImproveCareNow as part of a Centers for Education and Research in Therapeutics program to study and implement advances in medical care. Read what AHRQ has written about ImproveCareNow.

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