Recognition Banner Recipients
Hospital representatives receive recognition banners at our ILPQC Second Annual Conference November 2014.
Poster Session Attendees
Conference participants attend poster session to learn about other Illinois Hospitals initiatives.
ILPQC Conference 2014
ILPQC Second Annual Conference Guest Speakers & Committee Members

Welcome!

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.

Our Mission

Engage perinatal stakeholders across disciplines and at every level, in a collaborative effort to improve the quality of perinatal care and health outcomes for Illinois women and infants using improvement science, education, and evidence-based practice guidelines.
Upcoming ILPQC Events

Save the Date!
ILPQC Third Annual Conference
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Birth Certificate Accuracy Initiative
PDSA Cycle Workshop Webinars

Tuesday 7/14, 1-2pm
Wednesday 7/15, 10-11am
Monday 7/20, 10-11am
Thursday 7/23, 1-2pm

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What's New at ILPQC?

The March of Dimes Big 5 State Perinatal Collaborative is recruiting hospitals to join a 5-state pilot program to help hospitals reach 100% administration of ACT to mothers who deliver between 23-34 weeks gestation. The March of Dimes Big 5 State Perinatal Collaborative will be working collaboratively within and across the Big 5 States with hospital champions and the Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) on this project.

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In the News...

How CHIPRA Quality Demonstration States Are Improving Perinatal Care
Read the full article on the AHRQ Website»

AHRQ Study: Hospital Management Practices Can Influence Efforts To Prevent Bloodstream Infections
Read the abstract here»

Managing Postpartum Hemorrhage
Read the article here»

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Partner Announcements

TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer Online Training

Learn more about this exciting opportunity to become a TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer for free online.

Find out more and to register visit AHRQ's website»



Illinois Hospital Association 2015 Quality Leadership Conference

April 29 -30, 2015
NIU Naperville Conference Center, 1120 E. Diehl Road | Naperville

Find out more and to register visit IHA's website»

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»

State Quality Collaboratives Success Stories

The New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative and California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative success stories detail the perinatal quality improvement work supported by CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health.

Provided by: CDC

New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) Success Story

California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CQMCC) Success Story

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