The panel will discuss the importance and structure of the DCPQC, the use of patient safety bundles and quality improvement initiatives to enhance perinatal health outcomes, the need to address race and place based disparities in health and in health care in the District and how the DCPQC integrates the community into its work on clinical quality improvement.
Theme(s): Respectful and Anti-Racist Maternal Care, Perinatal Quality
Gayle Olano Hurt, Assistant Vice President of Patient Safety & Quality Operations, DC Hospital Association
Yolette Gray, Senior Manager Public Policy & Community Engagement at District of Columbia Hospital Association
Dr. Melissa Fries, Clinical Director, DC Perinatal Quality Collaborative