Posts Tagged ‘Perinatal’

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 […]

FPQC conference brings state’s stakeholders together for perinatal quality

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There will be plenty to talk about when the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative convenes its fourth annual conference at the Holiday Inn West Shore Hotel in Tampa on April 23-24.  Three national speakers will address this year’s conference, and the focus, as in previous editions, will be quality.  After all, that’s what the FPQC is […]

COPH researchers report on perinatal outcomes and hospital costs

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USF College of Public Health researchers Jean Paul Tanner, Drs. Jason Salemi, Russell Kirby, Hamisu Salihu, and colleagues are co-authors on a publication entitled “Perinatal Outcomes and Hospital Costs in Gastroschisis Based on Gestational Age at Delivery.” The study is in the recent issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology. An epidemiology and statistical data analysis manager for the […]

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, […]

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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 […]