The Northern New England Perinatal Quality
Improvement Networks Mission is to improve
perinatal health throughout Northern New England by:
Analyzing data from regional and local
perinatal quality assurance processes. The
analysis will guide future
quality improvement projects, guideline
development and continuing education
activities, thus promoting
patient safety across the region.
Providing independent and confidential case
review of unanticipated perinatal outcomes
with structured feedback to
the participating organizations.
Ensuring that consistent quality improvement
parameters are available throughout the
Facilitating benchmarking for excellence in
Developing best practice guidelines based on
benchmarking and tailored for institution
Providing a forum for interaction and
collaboration among organizations in
Northern New England which
Help institutions develop, collect and
interpret their QI parameters.
Enhance education regarding the process of
continuous quality improvement.
Identify regional QI projects.
Facilitate site visits.
Facilitating continuing perinatal education
in the region.