The ImproveCareNow Transition Task force, formed in 2015, aims to apply quality improvement methodology to testing, implementing, and spreading innovations related to the transition and transfer of care processes.  The Task force aims to develop a structure and plan for identifying, testing, and measuring the impact of tools and strategies related to improving transition to adulthood and transfer to adult care within the Network.  The task force will continue to work toward standardizing transfer content as well as collaborating with others on useful educational information and practical tools for a successful transition process.

Team Members

  • Nicklaus Children's Hospital
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital
  • Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition Associates
  • Children's Mercy
  • Patient Partner


  • Standardized Transfer form content with pertinent clinical information from the pediatric specialist for adult providers.
  • In collaboration with the Patient Advisory Council, the Psychosocial community and the CCFA, currently working on a Transition ToolKit.


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