New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative Obstetrical Improvement Project
WHAT: A project to improve maternal and newborn outcomes by reducing the number of scheduled deliveries performed without appropriate indication in women of 36.0 to 38.6 weeks gestation.
WHO: Initially 17 New York State regional perinatal centers; Expanded to include all state hospital obstetrics units.
WHEN: September 2010 to September 2015
FUNDER: The project is funded by the New York State Department of Health.
NICHQ'S ROLE: Serve as expert clinical obstetrical faculty and quality improvement consultant on the project.