Quality Improvement Principles and Getting Started

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Date Developed: 12/11/2012. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 84 minutes.


This webcast presents an overview of core Quality Improvement principles as applied to improving the quality of perinatal and maternal care. It includes a discussion of the Model for Improvement, topic selection, and identifying measurable changes that can be tested. The webcast concludes with participant questions about how collaboratives in the presenters' states have applied these principles to their projects.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.