Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

Teams learn communication and teamwork skills at quality improvement training

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Teams from Florida hospitals attended a TeamSTEPPS Master Training in Hollywood in March 2015 hosted by the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative and the March of Dimes. TeamSTEPPS is an evidence-based set of teamwork tools aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals. Fully trained TeamSTEPPS Masters will be […]

Obstetric Hemorrhage Management Online Course Available

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An online course  “Quality Improvement in Obstetric Hemorrhage Management” is now available. The course is taught by taught by Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative Clinical Adviser Judette Louis, MD, MPH. It features a recording created at a live event in 2014 hosted by Baptist Health South Florida and the FPQC. The course covers how to implement the Florida […]

Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative Hospitals Re-Energized at Mid-Project Meeting

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Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative (OHI) hospitals from around the state met on October 27, 2014 to re-convene after one year since the initiative kick-off. Hospital teams gained a better understanding of quality improvement through presentations on Plan, Do, Study, Act cycles for implementing quality care changes and TeamSTEPPS strategies to improve teamwork and communication. A team […]

New Playbook for Elimination of Early Elective Deliveries from the National Quality Forum

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The National Quality Forum’s Maternity Action Team just launched the Playbook for the Successful Elimination of Early Elective Deliveries. This document is intended to provide guidance and strategies for those still struggling to lower EED rates. There are still areas in the country finding it difficult to achieve successes in reducing the Early Elective Deliveries, […]

Florida’s Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative Featured on National Education Series

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative’s Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative (OHI) was featured on a live national webcast on June 19, 2014 as part of the Partnership for Patients Education Series. The program, “Improving Maternal Outcomes of Obstetric Hemorrhage,” provided an overview of current trends in OB hemorrhage and showcased the Florida OHI toolkit. Dr. Karen Harris, […]

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Interactive Quality Improvement Trainings in Perinatal Health Held in South Florida

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative and the March of Dimes sponsored two Perinatal Quality Improvement Symposia in South Florida in May. The interactive symposium included training on TeamSTEPPS® Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Safety. TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer Dr. Laura Haubner trained the group on topics such as critical aspects of teamwork, the importance […]

Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative Holds Third Annual Conference

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The Third Annual Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative Conference, held on April 3 and 4, 2014, attracted more than 200 attendees from all over the state from a variety of disciplines. This annual two-day educational program is intended to expand the knowledge and  skill base for perinatal health care practitioners in a range of vocations and […]