The Vermont Oxford Network: a community of practice

Clin Perinatol. 2010 Mar;37(1):29-47. doi: 10.1016/j.clp.2010.01.003.


The Vermont Oxford Network is a not-for-profit organization established in the late 1980s with the goals of improving the quality and safety of medical care for newborn infants and their families through a coordinated program of research, education, and quality improvement. In this paper the authors discuss the activities and programs sponsored by the Network to achieve those goals.

MeSH terms

  • Databases, Factual*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Very Low Birth Weight
  • Intensive Care Units, Neonatal / statistics & numerical data
  • Kentucky
  • Neonatology*
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care*
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care*