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Adopt Standard Definitions for Hospital Level of Care

Approach: Define Hospital Levels of Neonatal care and Levels of Maternal Care using AAP and ACOG/SMFM guidelines

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

Evidence: Moderate

Target Audience: Hospitals

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

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