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FPQC’s Annual Neonatal-Focused Meeting

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  On September 27, 2013, the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative held its annual Infant Health Advisory Subcommittee meeting for Florida’s Level III and Level II NICUs. Because the meeting did not offer continuing medical education credits, we had expected a respectable but limited turn out from our most engaged stakeholders. […]

Golden Hour Part I: Delivery Room Management to Launch

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The FPQC is about to launch a new neonatal quality improvement initiative – Golden Hour Part I: Delivery Room Management – to address interventions during the fragile transition time period from fetal to neonatal life. These time-sensitive interventions have been shown to impact newborns’ health outcomes positively with a lower […]

The OHI Hospital Recruitment Deadline is Aug. 31, 2013.

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    Calling all maternal health practitioners who care for pregnant women – including obstetricians, nurses, midwives and more! You are invited to participate in a Quality Improvement Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative (OHI) developed by the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative, in partnership with the District XII American Congress of Obstetricians and […]

FPQC Demonstrates Success in New Study Announced by the March of Dimes on “A Multistate Quality Improvement Program to Decrease Elective Deliveries Before 39 Weeks”

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  Last night, the March of Dimes sent out a press release regarding the new study – “A Multistate Quality Improvement Program to Decrease Elective Deliveries Before 39 Weeks” – published in the latest online edition of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The study looked at non-medically indicated scheduled births at 370/7 […]

The FPQC Second Annual Conference 2013: Special Group Rate Savings

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The FPQC is offering a discounted rate per person for groups of five or more people from the same affiliation to our Second Annual Conference on March 21st and 22nd in Tampa, FL. Each person will save $25 off of his or her registration classification fee. To qualify for this […]

NICUs in Florida and Eight Other States Cut Bloodstream Infections by More than Half

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced that their nine-state patient safety program to reduce central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in newborns in hospital NICUs has effected an overall relative reduction of infections by 58% in less than one year. According to the report, this translates into […]