About one-fifth of Florida hospitals meet the Healthy People 2020 national goal for Nulliparous Term Singleton Vertex (NTSV) cesarean section deliveries of 23.9% or less. The purpose of this project is to work with Florida stakeholders and hospitals to improve readiness, recognition, response, and reporting with the ultimate goal of promoting intended primary vaginal deliveries.
This is a new project with the goal of working with Florida hospitals to improve hospital policies, procedures, and collaboration to increase rates of postpartum LARC usage, and to work with Medicaid, and other payers and state partners, to facilitate their use.
A new statewide Perinatal Indicators System was developed to provide more timely and accurate indicators for all hospitals. This system has rolling enrollment.
The aim of this project is to increase the number of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants in Florida who receive mothers own milk (MOM) at NICU discharge by focusing on intent to provide breast milk, establishing and maintaining mothers' supply, and transitioning to the breast.
Inaccurate or incomplete data in the birth certificate impacts surveillance, research, and public health prevention and intervention strategies. The BCI Pilot aims to improve the accuracy of 22 key birth certificate variables to at least 95% by providing training, support, and data reporting.