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Here's the recent news from PQCNC.

The Sepsis Risk Calculator website has been updated with new prior probabilities for the risk of sepsis that range from 0.1/1000 to 4/1000 to be used in settings where the incidence of early-onset sepsis is different from the general incidence in the U.S. Read more...
NC Stewardship of Antimicrobial Resources (STAR) Partners initiative is now live for acute care hospitals!  The North Carolina Department of Public Health and the NC SHARPPS program would like to recognize work supporting antimicrobial stewardship in hospitals around the state. Read more...
NPIC Member Only Webinar and Open DiscussionTHE ARRIVE STUDYPlease join NPIC and Member Hospitals for a hosted webinar and open forum discussion on the soon to be released ARRIVE Study. Presentation & Discussion Facilitated ByHYAGRIV N. SIMHAN, M.D., M.S.Executive Vice Chair, Obstetrical ServicesDirector, Patient Care Delivery Innovation and Technology, UPMC Read more...
Wow...we are just now convening the Expert Teams for Newborn Hypoglycemia and Safely Reducing Primary Cesarean Section Rates but it is already that time!  Read more...
12th Cone Health NICU Conference: Improving Neurodevelopmental Outcomes for Our Most Vulnerable Patients  Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:55 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Check-in 8:30 a.m.)The Lusk Center, Greensboro, NC2501 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27405  Read more...
This guideline identifies the most common practices used throughout labour to establish norms of good practice for the conduct of uncomplicated labour and childbirth. It elevates the concept of experience of care as a critical aspect of ensuring high-quality labour and childbirth care and improved woman-centred outcomes, and not just complementary to provision of routine clinical practices. Read more...
The PQCNC Quality Improvement Award recognizes a North Carolina delivery unit that has made a measurable and sustained positive change in a major perinatal quality improvement indicator/issue through the implementation of quality improvement activities within the previous three years.  Read more...

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