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
We are now accepting poster abstract submissions!

Birth Certificate QI Topic Workshops

Monday, August 31
9 am: Augmentation
10am: WIC
11 am: Gestational Age

Tuesday, September 1
9am: Infant Feeding
10am: Antibiotics
11am: Prenatal Care and Last Menstrual Period

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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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Southern Illinois Perinatal Network 31st Annual Conference
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
To find out more and register, visit the SSM Health Classes & Events page and search for the keyword 'perinatal'»


American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition
October 31 - November 4
McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
To find out more and to register»

March of Dimes Prematurity Prevention Conference
November 17 and 18, 2015
Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA
To find out more visit the March of Dimes 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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