Maternal Mortality

Address Variation in Care

Addressing clinical practice variation to improve patient safety and develop a culture of high reliability for our nation’s mothers and their babies.

Solutions to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

Currently, with the U.S. ranking 47th out of 183 countries in maternal mortality, the stakes are high, and the pressure is intense. By reducing care variation in the highest risk areas, hospitals and providers can begin to change the narrative on maternal mortality. In addition to improving patient safety, creating a culture of high reliability empowers nurses and doctors to provide care as a true team.

Relias Can Help You Transform Your Organization

Identify and Reduce Variation

Measure your clinicians' knowledge and critical thinking to gain a detailed picture of risk and opportunity on an individual, unit, and facility level.

Educate on Evidence-Based Practices

Educate on known contributors of maternal mortality, such as delayed treatment of high blood pressure, underestimation of blood loss, and unnecessary C-sections.

Align Nurses and Providers

Implement a multidisciplinary approach to education, by training nurses, physicians, midwives, and residents on the same education platform.

Essentials to Transform Organizational Culture and Practice

Maternal Mortality Resource Kit

To improve care for women giving birth each year, increase your team's knowledge on the leading causes of maternal mortality and best practices from leading peer organizations.

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5 Steps to Gain Physician Buy-In

Without effectively gaining physician buy-in, new patient safety initiatives may lack in support, traction and ultimately success. To best implement new system-wide ideas, physician adoption is key.

Read the White Paper

“Quality improvement work cannot successfully be led by only nursing. Care is given by a team and therefore process improvement must be led by the same team (in the case of labor and delivery), including physicians, nurses, midwives, anesthesiologists, etc.”

Chief, System Quality in Obstetrics, Relias Client

OB High Reliability Units (HRU)

Creating, but more importantly, sustaining an OB HRU takes diligence, standardization, and leadership support. Learn about one hospital's tools to mitigate and monitor clinical risks.

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Learn more about how Relias can help your hospital reduce maternal mortality.

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Unique Learning Delivery Methods

View unique learning delivery methods designed for highly sophisticated adult learners including, case-based scenarios, 3-D interactive simulations, and closed claim examples.

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St. Luke's Story: Improving Perinatal Safety

Hear our partner, St. Lukes’s in Boise, ID, tell the impactful story that ignited a sense of urgency across the healthcare system to be able to identify and respond to OB Hemorrhage.

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Designed to meet the needs of Obstetrics Teams

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