AIM - Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Birth

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The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) is a national partnership of organizations poised to reduce severe maternal morbidity by 100,000 events and maternal mortality by 1,000 deaths by 2018. The AIM program is funded through a cooperative agreement with the Maternal and Child Health Bureau/Health Resource Services Administration.

  • AIM aligns national, state, and hospital level efforts to improve maternal health and safety
  • AIM develops maternal safety bundles and promotes their implementation in all birth facilities to ensure consistent maternity care  
  • AIM Bundles: 
    • Obstetric Hemorrhage
    • Severe Hypertension/Preeclampsia
    • Maternal Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism
    • Safe Reduction of Primary C/S | Support for Intended Vaginal Birth
    • Reduction of Peripartum Racial Disparities
    • Postpartum Care Basics for Maternal Safety
    • Patient, Family, and Staff Support after a Severe Maternal Event
  • AIM facilitates multidisciplinary and interagency collaboration between states and hospitals
  • AIM supports harmonized data-driven continuous quality improvement processes
  • AIM provides evidence-based implementation resources to streamline bundle implementation

Core AIM Partners Include:

  • American College of Nurse Midwives 
  • The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 
  • Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs 
  • ASTHO 
  • AWHONN 
  • California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative 
  • HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau 
  • Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
Updates

Updates

September 20, 2019 - As the North Carolina state leader promoting maternal safety in partnership with the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM), PQCNC is educating teams on best-practice to reduce primary cesarean births.  Adhering to Read more...
August 30, 2019 - As we continue to provide labor support education in every perinatal region across North Carolina, a third class was held in Winston Salem at Novant Forsyth Medical Center.  Taught by midwife, Tina Hayes, with assistance Read more...
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