Doctors Medical Center Receives Maternity Awards from CMQCC

May 26, 2022

The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) launched its Quality and Engagement Awards Program to recognize member hospitals that go above and beyond to provide California’s mothers, birthing people, and their families with the best start to life.

Currently, more than 200 California hospitals are active CMQCC members, using the agency’s Maternal Data Center to track maternity care performance and identify perinatal quality improvement opportunities. Recipients of a CMQCC Quality and Engagement Award are recognized for having the highest levels of engagement with the quality improvement tools and programs.

CMQCC is a nationally recognized maternal quality improvement group that focuses on improving hospital-based maternity care in California. CMQCC works collaboratively with stakeholders across the state to identify the key causes of maternal mortality and morbidity and, most importantly, develops tools to help hospitals improve maternal patient safety.

As a recipient of two Quality and Engagement Awards, Doctors Medical Center is a part of a community of 200+ CMQCC member hospitals, accounting for 98% of California’s delivery volume.

Doctors Medical Center is proud to receive the following awards:

Quality & Sustainability Award: NTSV Cesarean Birth Rate (PC-02)

Awarded to hospitals that achieved a target Cesarean Birth rate among their Nulliparous, Term, Singleton, Vertex (NTSV) birthing population for three years in a row. For Calendar Years 2019 and 2020, the target NTSV Cesarean Birth was 23.9%; for Calendar Year 2021, the target NTSV Cesarean Birth was 23.6%. These target rates were set by Healthy People 2020 and Healthy People 2030, respectively.

Maternal Data Center (MDC) Early Implementers Award

Awarded to hospitals that implemented a new Maternal Data Center measure or feature. In 2022, this award goes to hospitals that fully implemented one of the maternal safety bundles within the Maternal Data Center’s Patient Safety Watch section and completed at least six months of data collection on a process measure related to that safety bundle.

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