Online Program

Policy & finance of obstetric and newborn care programs

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session will analyze challenges and strategies utilized in scaling up programs, improving quality and continuity of care, and adoption of clinical practice guidelines.
Session Objectives: Explain how to forge and manage partnerships during scale up of large programs Discuss challenges hospitals confront in improving quality of care in the labor and delivery suite – including innovative incentives to encourage adoption of guidelines Identify new ways to standardize quality of emergency obstetric care Describe factors critical to improving continuity of essential care for women.
Amy O'Malley, RN, MSN
Kimberly Arcoleo, PhD, MPH and Lesley A. Cottrell, Ph.D.

Making the impossible, possible – highlights from the scale up of the emergency obstetric care program in India   
Himanshu Bhushan, Dr, Ajey Bhardwaj, Sadhana Desai, Dr, Prakash Bhatt, Dr and Dhawal Naik, Dr

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)