OB Initiative Links

Sign Up for REDCap Access

ILPQC is getting hospitals ready to begin data collection. Hospitals will need to submit information to get REDCap user IDs to access the database.

Please complete the REDCap Access Form here»

Go to the REDCap website here»


Birth Certificate Project Team & Roster Form

Please complete the Hospital Roster form here»


In the News...

Preconception Maternal Diet Linked to Birth Outcomes
Read the full article on the Medical Research.com website»

What a woman eats before she becomes pregnant affects her child’s health for life
Read the full article on the Mail Online website»

Early Deliveries Fine for FedEx and UPS – Not So Much for Babies!
Read the full article on the CoalitionsWork website»

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Illinois Hospital Association's Annual Quality Leadership Conference

Save the date for April 29-30, 2015 for IHA's Annual Quality Leadership Conference to be held at Northern Illinois University in Naperville, IL. Keynotes include: Michael F. Roizen, MD, Chief Wellness Officer and Chairman, Wellness Institute, Cleveland Clinic.


Engage perinatal stakeholders across disciplines and at every level to improve the quality of perinatal care and health outcomes for Illinois women and infants using improvement science and evidence-based practice guidelines.


A statewide perinatal quality collaborative that involves all perinatal stakeholders; utilizes data-driven, evidence-based practices; improves perinatal quality resulting in improved birth outcomes, improved health for women and infants, and decreased costs; builds on Illinois’ existing state-mandated Regionalized Perinatal System, and operates with long-term sustainable funding.