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State Perinatal Quality Collaboratives

United States map. States with Perinatal Quality Collaboratives (PQCs) and CDC/Division of Reproductive Health funding include California, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, and Ohio. States with PQCs include Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. States with unknown PQC status include Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wyoming.

Alabama             
Alabama Perinatal Excellence Collaborative

Alaska
Perinatal Health Program

Arizona
Arizona Perinatal Trust

Arkansas
Arkansas Perinatal Quality Collaborative

California (CDC/DRH Funding)
California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC)
California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC)
CMQCC Success Story [PDF – 324 KB]

Colorado
Colorado Perinatal Care Council (CPCC)

Connecticut
Northern Connecticut Neonatal-Perinatal Collaborative

Delaware
Delaware Perinatal Cooperative            

Florida 
Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Georgia
Georgia Perinatal Quality Collaborative (GaPQC)
Contact:
Seema Csukas, MD, PhD
Title V/MCH Program Director
Georgia Department of Public Health
secsukas@dhr.state.ga.us

Hawaii
Hawaii Collaborative Health Initiative

Idaho
Idaho Perinatal Project

Illinois (CDC/DRH Funding)
Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC)

Indiana
Indiana Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative (IPQIC)
Contact:
Bob Bowman, M.S.
Director of Genomics and Newborn Screening
Indiana State Department of Health
bobbowman@isdh.IN.gov

Iowa
Statewide OB Task Force

Kansas 
Kansas Perinatal Quality Collaborative
Contact:
Shalae Harris, RN, BSN, MPA
KPQC Consultant
March of Dimes-Greater Kansas Chapter
SHarris@marchofdimes.org

Kentucky
Kentucky Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Louisiana
Louisiana Birth Outcomes Initiative

Maryland
Maryland Patient Safety Center Perinatal Collaborative
Maryland Patient Safety Center Neonatal Collaborative

Massachusetts (CDC/DRH Funding)
Neonatal Quality Improvement Collaborative of Massachusetts (NeoQIC)                
Massachusetts Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Michigan
Michigan VON Collaborative
Michigan Health & Hospital Association Keystone: Obstetrics (OB)

Mississippi
Mississippi Perinatal Quality Collaborative (MSPQC)
Contact:
Charlene Collier MD, MPH, MHS
MSPQC State Director
Mississippi State Department of Health
Charlene.Collier@msdh.ms.gov

New Hampshire
Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network

New Jersey       
New Jersey Hospital Association Perinatal Collaborative

New Mexico
New Mexico Perinatal Collaborative (NM PNC)
Contact:
Elaine Brightwater, RN, CNM, DNP
Executive Director, NM PNC
ebrightwater@gmail.com

New York (CDC/DRH Funding)
New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC)
NYSPQC Success Story [PDF - 364KB]

North Carolina (CDC/DRH Funding)
Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina                        

Ohio (CDC/DRH Funding)   
Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Oklahoma          
Oklahoma Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative

Oregon
Oregon Perinatal Collaborative
Contacts:
Aaron B Caughey, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Dean, Women’s Health Research and Policy
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
caughey@ohsu.edu

Yvonne Gordon MSHCM, BSN, RNC-NIC
Oregon Perinatal Collaborative
QI Consultant March of Dimes- Oregon
ydgme@msn.com

South Carolina
South Carolina Birth Outcomes Initiative

Tennessee         
Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care

Texas
Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies
Contact:
Office of Title V & Family Health
Texas Department of State Health Services
titleV@dshs.state.tx.us   

Utah
Utah Women and Newborns Quality Collaborative
Contact:
 Julia Webber, MPH
Program Coordinator, UWNQC
Utah Department of Health
jwebber@utah.gov

Vermont
Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network

Washington
Washington State Perinatal Collaborative

West Virginia
West Virginia Perinatal Partnership

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Neonatal Perinatal Quality Collaborative (WINpqc)
Contact:
Janice Ancona, MSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Specialist
State Leader
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph
janice.ancona@wfhc.org

 
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