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Continuing Education of Hospital Providers

Approach: Develop a continuing medical education (CME) module on transport guidelines of high-risk pregnant women for obstetric and neonatal healthcare providers

NPM: 3 - Risk-Appropriate Perinatal Care (Perinatal Regionalization)

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Hosptial Providers

Multicomponent: Access to Providers through Hotline + Continuing Education of Hospital Providers + State Policies/Guidelines

Approach: Support development of a 3-pronged approach by developing a 24-hour hotline, support establishment of intra-hospital transport system, and develop a Continuing Medical Education (CME) module

NPM: 3 - Risk-Appropriate Perinatal Care (Perinatal Regionalization)

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Patients + providers + state/national

State Policies/Guidelines

Approach: Strengthen statewide intra-hospital transportation systems for transport of high-risk mothers and newborns

NPM: 3 - Risk-Appropriate Perinatal Care (Perinatal Regionalization)

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: State/National

Statewide Assessment of Personnel, Resources, and Capabilities of Birthing Facilities

Approach: Implement statewide assessment of the personnel and capabilities of maternity hospitals using CDC’s Level of Care Assessment Tool (LOCATe)

NPM: 3 - Risk-Appropriate Perinatal Care (Perinatal Regionalization)

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Hospitals

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 U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. 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.