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Access a Complimentary Webinar: Achieving Joint Commission Perinatal Certification and Lessons Learned Listen to a webinar to learn about the requirements and processes needed, as well as the resources available, for achieving Joint Commission Perinatal Care certification. You will also hear about the benefits and challenges that certified programs experienced during their onsite reviews in 2016.After the webinar you will be able to identify: Read more...
When? November 15, 1200 – 1300 PT (NOTE: Pacific Time)Where? WebExCost? FreeJoin? Click Here to Join This Event Password BCPSQC Read more...
We would like to invite you to join us for the next CDC Grand Rounds presentation, Meeting the Challenges of Measuring and Preventing Maternal Mortality in the U.S., on Tuesday, November 14, at 1 p.m. The presentation will be live in Atlanta at the CDC Roybal Campus Global Communications Center and webcast live via Facebook and Ustream (links below).  Read more...
....won by one of the PQCNC family! "Emma (DeJoseph - Jodi’s niece!) is one of 5 winners of our Kids’ Artwork Competition! We were quite impressed with Emma’s creativity and unique artwork. Emma’s piece has been converted into a poster which will be used as official NC Get Smart Campaign material. Read more...
The staff at CaroMont Health have published an excellent educational document titled Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Guide for Families.  This document is a detailed resource for parents of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) providing information on what NAS is and how providers assess infants using Finnegan scoring. Read more...
Due to overwhelming demand we have added additional capacity for the upcoming OBH Kickoff meeting on Wednesday, September 13th at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh.  Join us! - register here Read more...
BCBS analyzed 172 million national insurance claims for antibiotic prescriptions in 2010 and 2016, and found that antibiotic prescribing has declined by 9%, with larger increases observed among children, and considerable geographic variability. Specifically in North Carolina, there has been a 24% decrease in overall antibiotic prescriptions and 35% decrease in pediatric antibiotic prescriptions.  Read more...
Plan of Safe Care/CAPTA Q & A for Hospitals and Birth CentersMonthly conference calls are being scheduled with the purpose to discuss and answer questions related to the implementation of CAPTA/Plan of Safe Care as it relates to the role of healthcare providers who work with newborns.Hosts: Dr. Kelly Kimple, Section Chief, Division of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Section, NC DHHS Read more...

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