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ESM 2.1 Percent of birthing hospitals participating in an Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) obstetric quality improvement initiative (Illinois)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 2: Measuring quality of effort (% of reach; satisfaction)

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 9. Conduct evaluation, research and CQI

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Maintain high hospital participation in Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) initiatives to improve obstetric care

Numerator: # Illinois perinatal hospitals participating in at least one ILPQC obstetric initiative during the calendar year

Denominator: # Illinois perinatal hospitals

Significance: This ESM will measure an activity of strategy #2-I: Support the Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) as it seeks to implement obstetric and neonatal quality improvement projects initiatives in birthing hospitals. Since 2012, the Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) has organized, supported, and facilitated statewide obstetric quality improvement projects, including implementation of patient safety bundles from the Alliance for Innovation in Maternal Health (AIM) and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The Illinois Department of Public Health actively encourages birthing hospitals to participate in ILPQC initiatives and our state has had a high participation rate in past initiatives. To ensure the highest possible quality of care for all women in Illinois, it is important to maintain high hospital participation rates in obstetric ILPQC initiatives.

Data Sources and Data Issues: DATA SOURCE: Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative DATA ISSUES: Will work with ILPQC to define meaningful participation for each OB initiative

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 2.1 Percent of birthing hospitals actively participating in Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative Initiatives (Louisiana)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 2: Measuring quality of effort (% of reach; satisfaction)

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 9. Conduct evaluation, research and CQI

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Increase the number of Louisiana birthing hospitals actively participating in evidence-based quality improvement initiatives to ensure safe, equitable, dignified births.

Numerator: Number of birthing hospitals in the Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative that are actively and regularly submitting quality improvement data

Denominator: Number of all birthing hospitals in Louisiana

Significance: Emerging evidence suggests that hospital quality improvement initiatives can decrease NTSV cesarean delivery rate. Hospitals will implement the evidence-based Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Birth Patient Safety Bundle developed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM). ACOG AIM is a national data-driven maternal safety and quality improvement initiative based on interdisciplinary consensus-based practices to improve maternal safety and outcomes. Altimier L, Straub S, Narendran V. Improving outcomes by reducing elective deliveries before 39 weeks of gestation: a community hospital's journey.

Data Sources and Data Issues: LaPQC quality improvement database.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 2.2 Percent of births occurring in hospitals that participated in at least one Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) obstetric quality improvement initiative (Illinois)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 4: Measuring quality of effect (% of "is anyone better off")

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 9. Conduct evaluation, research and CQI

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Increase the proportion of births occurring in hospitals that are actively participating in Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) initiatives to improve obstetric care

Numerator: # live births in Illinois hospitals participating in at least one ILPQC obstetric initiative during the calendar year

Denominator: # live births in Illinois hospitals

Significance: This ESM will measure an activity of strategy #2-I: Support the Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) as it seeks to implement obstetric and neonatal quality improvement projects initiatives in birthing hospitals. Since 2012, the Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) has organized, supported, and facilitated statewide obstetric quality improvement projects, including implementation of patient safety bundles from the Alliance for Innovation in Maternal Health (AIM) and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The Illinois Department of Public Health actively encourages birthing hospitals to participate in ILPQC initiatives and our state has had a high participation rate in past initiatives. To ensure the highest possible quality of care for all women in Illinois, it is important to maintain high hospital participation rates in obstetric ILPQC initiatives.

Data Sources and Data Issues: DATA SOURCE: Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative, Birth Certificates DATA ISSUES: Will work with ILPQC to define meaningful participation for each OB initiative

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

   

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