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  • The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. 

  • The California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative's initial focus was the development of perinatal and neonatal outcomes and information, which allowed for data driven performance improvement and benchmarking throughout California. 

  • The Center for Disease Control (CDC) helps fund and support some State Perinatal Quality Collaboratives (PQCs), which are networks of perinatal care providers and public health professionals working to improve pregnancy outcomes for women and newborns by advancing evidence-based clinical practices and processes.

  • With a seed grant from the March of Dimes and the support of partners statewide, the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative was established in 2010 to improve Florida’s maternal and infant health outcomes through the delivery of high quality, evidence-based perinatal care.

  • HRET's goal is to advance ideas and practices beneficial to health care practitioners, institutions, consumers, and society at large. Its principal activities focus on identifying, exploring, demonstrating, and evaluating key strategic health care issues affecting innovative health care delivery systems, educating the field about the implications of changing health policies and developing strategies for community health improvement.  

  • The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an independent not-for-profit organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a leading innovator in health and health care improvement worldwide.

  • Through commitment, leadership and support, the National Hospital Association (NHA) empowers all members in their pursuit of health improvement.  

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) is a leader in delivering innovative health care products, services and information to help customers improve their health and well-being. 

  • The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation was established for the purpose of testing “innovative payment and service delivery models to reduce program expenditures …while preserving or enhancing the quality of care” for those individuals who receive Medicare, Medicaid, or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) benefits.  

  • The NC Department of Health is part of the NC Department of Health and Human Services.  The mission of its Women's and Children's Health Section is to assure, promote and protect the health and development of families with emphasis on women, infants, children and youth. 

  • The North Carolina Healthcare Information & Comunications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA) is a non-profit consortium of over 220 organizations representing the many sectors of the healthcare industry. Our mission is to assist NCHICA members in accelerating the transformation of the U.S. healthcare system through the effective use of information technology, informatics and analytics. 

  • The NC Hospital Association (NCHA) promotes improved delivery of quality and affordable healthcare in North Carolina through leadership, advocacy, information, and education in its members' interest and for public benefit.

  • The March of Dimes strives to develop and implement local programs that will ultimately improve the health of babies. 

  • The North Carolina Office of Rural Health and Community Care (ORHCC) is an office of the NC Department of Health and Human Services that helps communities get low-cost access to medical care.  

  • The Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative (OPQC) is a statewide, multi-stakeholder network dedicated to improving perinatal health in the state.  

  • Seeks to improve health outcomes for mothers and infants in Tennessee by engaging key stakeholders in a perinatal quality collaborative that will identify opportunities to optimize birth outcomes and implement data-driven provider- and community-based performance improvement initiatives.

  • The Vermont Oxford Network (VON) is a non-profit voluntary collaboration of health care professionals dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical care for newborn infants and their families.