From the Field: CMQCC Toolkit: Elimination of Non-medically Indicated (Elective) Deliveries Before 39 Weeks Gestational Age

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Project Title

TOOLKIT: Elimination of Non-medically Indicated (Elective) Deliveries Before 39 Weeks Gestational Age

Name of Organization, Agency, or Institution

California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative

March of Dimes

California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division

Primary Contact Name and Title

Christine Morton, PhD, Program Manager/Research Sociologist

Project Aim and Goals

The primary aim of this toolkit is to help hospitals implement process changes to eliminate elective deliveries before 39 weeks in California and to help disseminate and determine best practices for prevention of early deliveries.  It also aims to outline the most effective strategies for supporting California health care providers in implementing those practices.

Blueprint Area(s) Addressed

Strategies Used

Toolkits for Project Implementation or Replication

The Quality Improvement Toolkit,¬† “Elimination of Non-medically Indicated (Elective) Deliveries Before 39 Weeks Gestational Age” and two accompanying slideset presentations for clinicians and quality departments are freely available on our website, www.cmqcc.org.

For More Information

info@cmqcc.org
www.cmqcc.org

Filed in Care coordination, Clinical controversies, Clinical practice guideline/policy change, Community education/outreach, Decision making and choice, Educational materials for health professionals, Health professions education, Performance measurement, Performance measurement/reporting, Progress, Skills training or drills for health professionals, Stories from the Field on Tue., Mar 15, 2011

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