Obstetric hemorrhage remains one of the most significant contributors to preventable maternal morbidity and mortality. Several investigators have demonstrated that maternal deaths from obstetric hemorrhage are often associated with modifiable provider and systems level factors including gaps in communication, delays in care and ineffective treatment strategies.
Severe Maternal Hypertension is one of the leading causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. The MSPQC Severe Maternal Hypertension project aims to equip every birthing facility and emergency department with the tools necessary to promptly and effectively manage cases of severe maternal hypertension and maximize outcomes for mothers and infants.
The goal of the MSPQC Golden Hour Project is to improve the morbidity and mortality outcomes for high-risk premature infants born in Mississippi through use of systematic evidence-based better practices in the critical first hours of life. Objective: Maximize resuscitative management of high risk neonates in first hour of life.
The Family Engagement & Support activities the MSPQC will first focus on facilitating the establishment of a Family Advisory Board (FAB) in each NICU and specialty care nursery across our State. A Family Advisory Board is made up of families who have had one or more children in the NICU partnered with doctors, nurses, social workers,
The Mississippi Perinatal Quality Collaborative works along with the activities of the Mississippi State Department of Health, in partnership
with hospitals and community organizations like the MS SIDS and Infant
Safety Alliance to promote safe sleep education for parents, families and caregivers statewide. In Mississippi sleep related deaths including suffocations