Improving Quality at Your Facility


Improving Quality at Your Facility


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quality improvement, perinatal care, postnatal care, maternal health services, patient care, perinatal death, maternal death, pregnancy complications


Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities | Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Medicine and Health Sciences | Obstetrics and Gynecology


Speaker: Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, FAAN – Executive Director of the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement


This enduring material is designed to discuss the framework of a quality and safety program used to improve the outcomes of perinatal patients.

Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.


This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:

Ø Describe the key elements of a quality and safety program that is designed to improve outcomes of perinatal patients.

Ø Describe methods of evaluating the outcomes of maternal morbidity and mortality in order to establish priorities for a tailored safety and quality action plan.


HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:

Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts

Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts

Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, FAAN, Speaker: Consultant – National Perinatal Information Center; Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

Beverly Upchurch, Education Manager: No Conflicts

Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts

Publication Dates:

Release Date: March 20, 2019

Expiration Date: March 20, 2021


Participant Instructions to Earn CME Credit:

To successfully complete this activity, participants will:

  • View the presentation in this enduring material.
  • Complete the posttest (you must score an 80% or higher posttest pass rate)
  • Complete and submit the CME evaluation through this link:

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials, is 35 minutes. Each participant will receive a certificate of credit once the required documents are received. If you attended this program live, you are unable to receive credit twice.

Commercial Support

HCA Graduate Medical Education has not received any commercial support for this activity.

Improving Quality at Your Facility