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Blueprint for Action: Steps Toward a High-Quality, High-Value Maternity Care System

Posted on March 1, 2011 @ 6:41 pm

Who needs to do what, to, for, and with whom to improve maternity care quality within the next 5 years?

More than 100 leading experts set out to answer this question, reaching unprecedented consensus on the steps and actions needed to reform this critical and costly segment of the U.S. health care system. Five stakeholder workgroups collaborated to develop concrete solutions to the most pressing issues facing the U.S. maternity care system. The result is a detailed list of actionable strategies to improve maternity care quality and value centered on 11 critical focus areas for change:

Learn more about how the Blueprint was developed, and see who was involved. >>

Download major recommendations at a glance (PDF). >>

Download the full Blueprint for Action, part of a special supplement to Women’s Health Issues. >>

View a webinar about the Blueprint for Action >>

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