Announcing: New Evidence-Informed Policy Track of AMCHP’s MCH Innovations Database

AMCHP’s Innovation Hub is excited to announce the launch of the Evidence-Informed Policy Track of the MCH Innovations Database! The goal of the Policy Track is to identify and promote model examples of evidence-informed MCH “Big P” and “little p” policies that policymakers and MCH professionals can use as blueprints to inform future policies that benefit MCH populations. The Policy Track considers MCH policies for three policy designations: evidence-informed policy development, policy implementation, and policy evaluation. Visit our Evidence-Informed Policy Initiative page to learn more.

Not sure which designation to submit to? Check out our Policy Track Designation Criteria to figure out which designation is right for your policy, or email us at evidence@amchp.org and we are happy to assist. You can find the submission forms for each practice designation in the bar on the right side of this page. 

Check out the video below to learn more about our policy track:

How do i submit a policy?

To submit a policy, complete the appropriate submission form from the panel on the right side of this page. Email a completed submission form to evidence@amchp.org with the subject line “MCH Innovations Database – Policy Submission” by Monday November 1st, 2021. Please contact evidence@amchp.org with any questions or concerns, and we are happy to assist.

how are Policies selected?

Submissions are reviewed by a team of three reviewers who are matched with your policy based on MCH policy expertise and assess the submission according to criteria related to each respective designation. Policy criteria are associated with the following four dimensions – Evidence, Equity, Relevance, and Impact. 

Interested in reviewing for Innovation Hub? Complete this short sign up form and our team will contact you with next steps.

Fall 2021 submission timeline

AMCHP is currently accepting policies for the MCH Innovations Fall 2021 Review. Please see below for key dates of the Fall Review.

ActivityDate
Submission materials posted on websiteWeek of September 6th
Submissions forms due to evidence@amchp.orgMonday November 1st
Reviewers review submissionsWeeks of November 8th, 15th, and 22nd
Reviewers participate in review calls, submitters contacted about clarification if necessaryWeeks of November 29th, December 6th and 13th
Submitters contacted with final decisionEarly January 2022