State Perinatal Quality Collaboratives

State Perinatal Quality Collaboratives (PQCs) are state or multi-state networks of teams working to improve the quality of care for mothers and babies. Many states currently have active collaboratives, and others are in development. To view a map with contact information for each collaborative, visit National Network of Perinatal Quality Collaboratives.

CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health (DRH) is currently providing support for state-based PQCs in in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota (and South Dakota as participating state), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia. To learn about the perinatal quality improvement work supported by CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health, see Success Stories.

PQCs Funded in the United States

Alabama      
Alabama Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Alaska 
Alaska Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Arizona
Arizona Perinatal Trust

Arkansas
Arkansas Maternal and Perinatal Quality Outcomes Quality Review Committee
William Greenfield 

California
California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC)
California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC)

Colorado
Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative (CPCQC)

Connecticut
Connecticut Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Delaware
Delaware Perinatal Quality Cooperative

Florida
Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Georgia
Georgia Perinatal Quality Collaborative (GaPQC)

Hawaii
Hawaii Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Idaho
Idaho Perinatal Project

Illinois
Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC)

Indiana
Indiana Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative (IPQIC)

Iowa
Iowa Maternal Quality Care Collaborative

Kansas 
Kansas Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Kentucky
Kentucky Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Louisiana
Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative (LaPQC)

Maine
Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network

Maryland
Maryland Perinatal Neonatal Quality Care Collaborative

Massachusetts
Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts (PNQIN)

Michigan
Michigan Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Minnesota 
Minnesota Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Mississippi 
Mississippi Perinatal Quality Collaborative (MSPQC)

Missouri
Missouri Maternal-Child Learning and Action Network

Montana 
Montana Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Nebraska
Nebraska Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative

Nevada
Nevada Perinatal Quality Collaborative

New Hampshire
Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network

New Jersey
New Jersey Perinatal Quality Collaborative

New Mexico 
New Mexico Perinatal Collaborative (NM PNC)

New York
New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC)

North Carolina
Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina

North Dakota
North & South Dakota Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Ohio
Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative (OPQC)

Oklahoma   
Oklahoma Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative

Oregon
Oregon Perinatal Collaborative and Northwest Neonatal Improvement Priority Alliance

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Rhode Island
Perinatal Neonatal Quality Collaborative of Rhode Island

South Carolina 
South Carolina Birth Outcomes Initiative

South Dakota
North & South Dakota Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Tennessee  
Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care

Texas
Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies 

Utah
Utah Women and Newborns Quality Collaborative

Vermont
Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network

Virginia
Virginia Neonatal Perinatal Collaborative (VNPC)

Washington
Washington State Perinatal Collaborative

West Virginia
West Virginia Perinatal Partnership

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Perinatal Quality Collaborative (WisPQC)

Wyoming
Wyoming Perinatal Quality Collaborative