Comprehensive Program Virtually Eliminates Preventable Birth Trauma
As part of a system-wide effort to transform inpatient care and eliminate preventable injuries and deaths, Seton Healthcare Family developed and implemented a comprehensive set of practices that collectively led to a substantial reduction in the incidence of birth trauma.
Teamwork Enhancement Program Improves Obstetric Care in a Military Hospital
An evidence-based teamwork and communication program implemented in the labor and delivery unit of Madigan Army Medical Center led to an improved care process.
Common Cause Analysis: A Hospital's Review of Vulnerabilities During Which Common Themes Are Identified, Prioritized, and Addressed
A children's hospital annually reviews all findings from root cause analysis to identify and address common themes and vulnerabilities, leading to a number of institutionwide changes that have improved patient safety and to better communication about safety issues with organizational leaders.
Group Visits Focused on Prenatal Care and Parenting Improve Birth Outcomes and Provider Efficiency
Group prenatal and parenting classes integrate health assessment, education, and support, leading to improved birth outcomes and enhanced provider efficiency.
Statewide Telehealth Program Enhances Access to Care, Improves Outcomes for High-Risk Pregnancies in Rural Areas
Statewide telehealth ANGELS (Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines, Education, and Learning System) initiative connects rural Arkansas women with high-risk pregnancies to specialty prenatal consultations and tertiary services and improves mother and infant outcomes.
Children's Electronic Health Record Format
The Children’s EHR Format, for EHR system developers, provides information about critical functionality, data elements, and other requirements needed in an EHR system to improve quality measurement and collection of clinical quality data.
Medicine and Pregnancy Fact Sheet
The Medicine and Pregnancy Fact Sheet provides tips for women on how to keep themselves and their babies safe during pregnancy by getting the facts before taking medications.
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Risk Calculator
This calculator predicts the probability of a successful vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Center for Excellence: Rack Cards
These rack cards, available for home, office, or professional printing, advise mothers-to-be against drinking alcohol during their pregnancy.
Drinking and Reproductive Health: A Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention Tool Kit
This tool kit provides information for clinicians on preventing fetal alcohol syndrome.