Obstetric Hemorrhage Bundle Resources

We are excited to announce the DC Perinatal Quality Collaborative’s (DCPQC) effort among birthing centers to reduce maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity, and provide safe care for every mother. As DC birthing hospitals move forward with sustaining their hypertension related improvements, the DCPQC is prepared to pivot to focus on other important maternal health issues in support of quality improvement. The DCPQC will begin working on the AIM Hemorrhage bundle in April 2024.

The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal (AIM) Obstetric Hemorrhage in Pregnancy patient safety bundle provides guidance to hospitals to coordinate and standardize the care provided to women with obstetric hemorrhage during pregnancy and in the postpartum period.
Participation in the DCPQC hemorrhage bundle initiative allows participants to:
  • Network, learn, and share information and resources with peers across the District.
  • Access subject matter expertise, coaching and support from a multidisciplinary faculty team and quality improvement expert.
  • Track progress toward shared measures and receive support in using data to drive improvement.

Hospital participation includes the following preparatory work:

  1. Review the Obstetric Hemorrhage Clinical Information Packet.
  2. Complete the DCPQC Project Charter to identify team members and scope.
  3. Complete the gap analysis tool to identify and define the current state and priorities. Hospitals may submit their own charter and gap analysis in lieu of the DCPQC.

Please submit the project charter and gap analysis tool to the DCPQC Project Manager Stephanie Ayala at sayala@dcha.org by April 5, 2024.