July 2020 New Joint Commission Maternal Safety Standards: How Prepared Are You?

Acute Care
Maternal Mortality

About This Webinar

The Joint Commission has identified that the highest impact for improving maternal morbidity and mortality is in the prevention, early recognition, and timely treatment of both maternal hemorrhage and severe hypertensive/preeclampsia.

Effective July 2020, hospitals that are Joint Commission accredited will be held accountable to demonstrate adherence to new requirements focused on improving the quality and safe care provided to women during all stages of pregnancy and postpartum.

Watch this webinar where our panel of obstetrics experts discuss:

  • The 13 new elements of performance within the Provision of Care, Treatment, and Services standards for maternal safety
  • Nurses’ & providers’ roles in meeting the new standards (per AWHONN, ACOG, SMFM, etc.)
  • Specific solutions, interventions, and recommendations on how organizations will meet the new requirements
  • Results from gap analyses from leading organizations


William Cusick MD, MFM, FACOG

Chairperson of OB/GYN and Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine, St. Vincent's Medical Center

Lynda Tyer-Viola RNC, PhD. FAAN

VP of Women's Services and Professional Development and Research, Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women

Lorraine Parker MSN, RN, CNML, CENP

Patient Care Administrator, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies

Margie Bridges DNP, RNC-OB, ARNP-BC

Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, Board of Directors, AWHONN

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