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Welcome! Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) works to improve the health of pregnant women, mothers, and infants through perinatal quality improvement initiatives implemented by participating birthing hospitals across the across Illinois. ILPQC provides quality improvement infrastructure, resources, and data management support to over 100 hospitals across the state – helping to make Illinois an even better place to be born.
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ILPQC 4th Annual Conference
Thursday, November 3, 2016
OB Team Calls
Monday, July 25, 12:30-1:30pm
Monday, August 22, 12:30-1:30pm
Monday, September 26, 12:30-1:30pm
Monday, October 24, 12:30-1:30pm
Timed cord clamping in preterm infants decreases the need for blood transfusion and significantly decreases intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH). Read more here.
Controlling blood pressure is the optimal intervention to prevent deaths due to stroke in women with preeclampsia.
Antenatal Corticosteroid Treatment (ACT), when given at the appropriate time, reduces neonatal morbidity and mortality.
Preemie Parent Alliance Webinar: A Roadmap for Improving Your NICU
Wednesday, June 29, 12 pm CST
This webinar is focused on using the National Perinatal Association's Interdisciplinary Recommendations for Psychosocial Support of NICU Parents to effectively advocate for change at your hospital.
Click here to register»
OPQC's Optimizing Antenatal Use of Steroids to Improve Outcomes for Preterm Infants Toolkit
The purpose of the toolkit is to share lessons learned and describe quality improvement interventions to promote reliable systems for appropriate administration of antenatal corticosteroids (ANCS).
Find out more and to register visit OPQC's website»
CMQCC OB Hemorrhage Toolkit Version 2.0
The primary aim of the Toolkit is to guide and support maternity care providers, clinical staff, hospitals and healthcare organizations to facilitate timely recognition and an organized, swift response to postpartum hemorrhage.
Find out more and to register visit CMQCC's website»