Development of a large-scale obstetric quality-improvement program that focused on the nulliparous patient at term.

@article{Main2004DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a large-scale obstetric quality-improvement program that focused on the nulliparous patient at term.},
  author={Elliott K. Main and Lori A Bloomfield and Gordon W. Hunt},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={190 6},
  pages={
          1747-56; discussion 1756-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to identify an appropriate population and a balanced set of maternal and neonatal measures to drive a hospital network obstetric quality improvement program. STUDY DESIGN Sutter Health, a large Northern California health care system with>40,000 births annually, served as the site for this project. We chose to focus on the standardized nulliparous patients: term, singleton, and vertex. A multidisciplinary task force evaluated and selected perinatal… CONTINUE READING
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