School of Public Health

The Safe Deliveries Roadmap

March 2016

Improving Care for Mothers and Babies in the Pacific Northwest

Air Date: December 8, 2015, available archived online after this date
Time: 1 hour
Cost: Free

Despite the support of researchers and prominent professional organizations, many care providers have been slow to adopt critical, evidence-based practices for enhancing the safety of maternity care. In this webinar, Thomas Benedetti, MD, and Mara Zabari, RN, review the new Safe Deliveries Roadmap, a quality improvement plan for advancing prenatal care in the Pacific Northwest. Topics cover include:

  • the creation of the Roadmap and how to incorporate evidence-based practice into routine care
  • successful structures and processes for implementation
  • labor management best practices and results from outcome and process measure performance data

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