PNQIN MPQC and the Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety  

COVID-19 and Pregnancy in Massachusetts: Virtual Town Hall Series 

A series of virtual town halls from the Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts and the Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety. These interactive webinars will include rapid-fire presentations and Q&A with experts across the state. 

Upcoming Town Halls

 

 

 

Town Hall Eight

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

Agenda coming!

 

Previous Town Halls

 

Town Hall Seven

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 

Agenda Highlights: Pregnancy in the time of COVID: From Patients in their Own Words, COVID Data: Using QI to Improve Care in the Time of COVID
Full Agenda: Click Here

Video Recording: Check Back

Rapid Fire Presentation Slides: Click HERE after the Town Hall

Town Hall Six

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 

Agenda Highlights: Medical Updates: Ambulatory Pearls Caring for Women with Substance Use Disorders during COVID; Addressing Contraception Needs During COVID19

Full Agenda: Click HERE

Video Recording: Click HERE

Rapid Fire Presentation Slides: Click HERE after the Town Hall

Town Hall Five

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Agenda Highlights: Leveraging Your Team’s Best Performance During a Pandemic; Medical Updates: Universal Screening for COVID-19 on Labor & Delivery​

Full Agenda: Click HERE

Video Recording: Click HERE

Rapid Fire Presentation Slides: Click HERE after the Town Hall

Town Hall Four

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Agenda Highlights: COVID-19 State Profile: Where are We Now; Universal Testing on a Labor and Delivery Unit: When and How?; Postpartum Care in the Time of COVID-19

Full Agenda: Click HERE

Video Recording: Click HERE

Rapid Fire Presentation Slides: Click HERE after the Town Hall

 

Town Hall Three

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Agenda Highlights: Co-production during COVID-19, Caring for the Critically Ill, Safe Breastfeeding Practices in the Midst of COVID-19

Final Agenda: Click HERE

Video Recording: Click HERE

Rapid Fire Presentation Slides: Click HERE after the Town Hall

 

Town Hall Two

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Agenda Highlights: Focus on Equity: Policy Development, Doulas, Visitation Policy, Mental Health Resources, Postpartum Considerations for Mom and Baby ​

Final Agenda: HERE

Video Recording: Click HERE

Rapid Fire Presentation Slides: Click HERE

Town Hall One

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 

Mom and Baby ​Agenda Highlights: Pregnancy and COVID-19 Overview: What we Know, Prenatal Concerns: Blood Pressure Management, Team Management of Labor, Operating Room Procedures: Communication During Cesarean Deliveries, Postpartum Care and COVID-19, Resources for Nurse Problem-Solving 

Final Agenda: Click HERE

Video Recording: Click HERE

Rapid Fire Presentation Slides: Click HERE

Other Resources
Last Updated 5/26/20

Please note that as this is a rapidly evolving public health pandemic, we encourage you to take into consideration the most recently available local health department and CDC guidance when developing your internal protocols.  Links are dated and organized with the latest news first to support your information gathering. To avoid information overload, this list will only include a select number of resources.

Select Regional Protocols and Resources shared during Virtual Town Hall Series

Telemedicine ​and Co-Production (shared during Virtual Town Hall 3 on 4/21/20)

  • Academy for Communication in Healthcare 

http://www.achonline.org/COVID-19/Quick-Tips

https://www.achonline.org/COVID-19/Telemedicine

  • Institute for Patient & Family Centered Care  Pandemic Toolkit  

https://ipfcc.org/resources/Pandemic_Planning_and_PFCC.pdf​

  • DHMC Breastmilk for My Baby Tool

       https://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/patient-education/breastfeeding-and-breast-milk.html

Guidelines for Perinatal Care 

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

COVID-19 in Pregnancy: Summary of Clinical Guidelines and Relevant Research Studies

  • This website is designed to provide perinatal clinicians and scientists with a succinct and up-to-date collation of relevant peer-reviewed literature and clinical guidance regarding COVID-19 and pregnancy. Visit HERE to read more.

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

World Health Organization 

 

Additional Resources

General Information

Data Registries

Perinatal and Relevant Publications

Sources for Peer-Reviewed Studies and Reports

**Several of these COVID-19 in maternal and infant health Resources were collated by the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative and California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative to help hospitals and healthcare workers respond to the situation as it unfolds.

 

Visit their website HERE.

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Through open sharing of data and promotion of best practices, we aim to achieve measurable improvements in perinatal health outcomes while eliminating health disparities and improving health equity among Massachusetts mothers, newborns, and their families.

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