Maternal Mortality Clinical Quality Improvement

Quality improvement initiatives

To improve how perinatal services are provided in clinical settings, the Maternal Mortality Prevention Program partners closely with the Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative (CPCQC) to implement hospital best practices. CPCQC is a statewide nonprofit organization that connects systems, practices, behaviors, and policies to transform health care systems and tackle maternal and infant health care holistically. CPQCC works with birthing hospitals across the state to improve perinatal patient safety, teamwork and communication, and equitable quality care for birthing people and their babies. CPCQC works with birthing facilities across the state to implement Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) patient safety bundles—including Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Birth and Care for Pregnant and Postpartum People with Substance Use Disorder—in an effort to reduce maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. 

To learn more or become involved in specific quality improvement programs, please refer to the Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative website or email info@cpcqc.org

Resources for providers and parents

Providers and families can find specific resources and guidance related to perinatal health on the CDPHE Pregnancy webpage.