Background/Objective: The T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative (T1Dx-QI) is a learning health system of over 40 US type 1 diabetes clinics. Participating clinics benefit from benchmarking insights, share best-practice ideas for quality improvement (QI), and use data for population health research. This study aims to benchmark the HbA1c metric targets across pediatric clinics in the T1Dx-QI network.

Methods: T1Dx-QI pediatric clinics report monthly on key metrics, including median HbA1c, percent with HbA1c <7%, time in range, depression screening, and other quality metrics. T1Dx-QI uses this data to support, monitor, and sustain improvement efforts. The T1Dx-QI has set numerous collaborative goals, including to (a) Decrease the median HbA1c to <8% and (b) Increase the % of patients with HbA1c <7%and other QI metric goals. Median values for each site were calculated using Lahey P run charts between July 2020 and June 2021.

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