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Maternal & Child Health (MCH) > Indiana Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative (IPQIC) > Quality Improvement Quality Improvement

 

Early Elective Delivery Guidelines

The Quality Improvement Committee of the Indiana Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative (IPQIC) was charged to develop guidelines that would support efforts in Indiana to reduce the number of non-medically indicated early term deliveries to a rate of 3% or less. The following document reflects the efforts of the dedicated medical professionals, state health officials, and public insurance representatives that contributed to the final guidelines.

2014 Early Elective Delivery Guidelines

DELIVERY ANALYSIS AND SCHEDULING FORM

SAMPLE CONSENT FOR INDUCTION OF LABOR FORM

 

Addressing Infant Mortality in Indiana

The purpose of this paper is to:

1) Provide a brief review of national and Indiana infant mortality rates;

2) Describe the complexity of addressing infant mortality;

3) Examine examples of successful state approaches to infant mortality;

4) Give an overview of Indiana’s strengths and gaps to address infant mortality;

5) Show the benefits to Indiana if the state’s IMR was decreased to the US IMR; and

6) Provide rationale and recommendations to address Indiana’s high infant mortality rate.

Addressing Infant Mortality in Indiana