FPQC 2016: Fifth Annual Florida Perinatal Quality Conference is Best Yet
The FPQC received overwhelmingly positive reviews of the 2016 Conference. Several participants expressed that this conference is one they look forward to every year, and that this was the best FPQC annual meeting yet. Those new to the conference found the meeting very informative and pertinent to many hospitals settings. Click here to read more...
Urgent Maternal Mortality Message from FL PAMR
Florida’s Pregnancy Associated Mortality Review committee has released an Urgent Maternal Mortality Message for Providers focusing on postpartum hemorrhage and placental disorders. Click here to read more...
John Curran Award
The FPQC is pleased to announce the establishment of the John Curran Award. This honor will be awarded annually to the Florida hospital that demonstrates the greatest progress in perinatal quality improvement. The FPQC is currently developing the nomination process.
QI PROJECT UPDATES:
Is Your Hospital on the Map?
The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative has increased our reach, with more and more hospitals actively engaged as leaders working to ensure perinatal care is high quality. Join our efforts!
Perinatal Quality Indicators
The FPQC invites Florida delivery hospitals to participate in the new Perinatal Indicator System. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.
Hospitals can receive hospital-specific quarterly reports of perinatal indicators and corresponding data quality reports. There is no fee associated with this system, and no data submission required. Click here for more information.
Hypertension in Pregnancy (HIP)
HIP hospitals began submitting prospective data in January 2016.
We are launching our new infant health initiative this month!
The aim of this initiative is to increase the number of very low birth weight infants in Florida who receive mothers own milk at NICU discharge by focusing on intent to provide breast milk, establishing and maintaining mothers' supply, and transitioning to the breast. Visit the MOM project site for more information.
Hospitals interested in working on postpartum hemorrhage may download tools and resources at the OHI website. Hospitals actively working on OHI as part of this round two are invited to register for our webinar on June 14th at 12 PM EST to collaborate on challenges and successes, and learn more about our data self-tracking sheet.
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