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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.
Save the Date for the Maternal HTN Face-to-Face
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Centennial Hall, St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
OB Team Calls
Monday, February 27, 12:30-1:30pm
Monday, March 27, 12:30-1:30pm
Monday, April 24, 12:30-1:30pm
Timed cord clamping in preterm infants decreases the need for blood transfusion and significantly decreases intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH). Read more here.
Controlling blood pressure is the optimal intervention to prevent deaths due to stroke in women with preeclampsia.
Antenatal Corticosteroid Treatment (ACT), when given at the appropriate time, reduces neonatal morbidity and mortality.
CMQCC Webinar Introducing the Toolkit to Support Vaginal Birth and Reduce Primary Cesareans
Tuesday, November 1, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Click here to register»
Advocate Perinatal Symposium
Hilton Oak Lawn, 9333 South Cicero Avenu, Oak Lawn, IL, 60453
View the brochure here »
Lupin Pharmaceuticals Webinars: Dynamic Dialogues In Obstetric Hemorrhage: Clinical Case Scenarios for the Appropriate Use of Oral Uterotonics
Sessions will be presented between August & October of 2016
To learn more, please click here»
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»
VON Data Presented in JAMA
A Decade of Improvement in Neonatal Intensive Care: How Do We Continue the Momentum?
Click here to access the abstract»
ACOG's Voluntary Review of Quality of Care (VRQC) program
This program provides your ob-gyn department with a trusted, thorough, evidence-based assessment of your department's quality of care. VRQC offers confidential, unbiased, customized site visits led by a team of ACOG Fellows who provide a comprehensive assessment of your facility’s ob-gyn department.
To learn more about the program, click here»