The Joint Commission works to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. Its vision is that all people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.
The CDC and March of Dimes launched this network to support state-based perinatal quality collaboratives in making measurable improvements in statewide health care and health outcomes for moms and babies.
This national advocacy organization supports community-based health centers and the expansion of health care access for the medically underserved and uninsured. NACHC conducts research and analysis to inform public and private sectors in terms of cost and health care outcomes.
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Center supports the development and testing of innovative health care payment and service delivery models.
The Innovation Hub is an online platform that provides maternal and child health (MCH) professionals with tools and resources to explore, replicate and share successful and effective practices from the MCH field. It is home to the MCH Innovations Database, a searchable repository of “what’s working” in the field that improves the health and well-being of MCH populations.
Based on proven approaches to improving maternal safety and outcomes in the U.S., the AIM is a national data-driven maternal safety and quality improvement initiative that shares implementation resources and key safety bundles.
This Medical News Today resource provides a high-level overview of the many ways racism impacts health, complete with data, links to other resources and research insights.
This anti-racist reading and resource list, developed by the nonprofit Every Mother Counts, touches on the impact of systemic racism on Black maternal health, policy recommendations on the Black maternal health crisis and allyship.
Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation is a comprehensive, national and community-based process to plan for and bring about transformational and sustainable change, and to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism.