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Here's the recent news from PQCNC.

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...
PCSS clinical experts David Fiellin, MD; Michelle Lofwall, MD; and Larissa Mooney, MD, who have extensive training and knowledge in addictions, led a team of healthcare professionals in the development of a substance use disorder 101 core curriculum for healthcare providers. The 22 modules provide an overview of evidence-based practices in the prevention, identification, and treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring mental disorders. Read more...
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Alliance for Innovation in Maternal Health honored PQCNC at the AIM 2018 Annual Meeting Read more...
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...
The PQCNC annual meeting planned for September 12th in Raleigh is being cancelled. Most of the state is in the midst of disaster preparedness as we await the arrival of Hurricane Florence, and at least 1/3 of the state faces the real threat of Category 2-4 winds and severe flooding. 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...

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