PQCs in the News: PQCs Working to Break Down Barriers to Care and Promote Inclusion and Equity in Rural and Underserved Communities

Washington State Perinatal Collaborative, Montana Alliance for Innovation of Maternal Health

The first perinatal quality collaborative took root in California in 1997, [the CDC’s Jacqueline Wallace] noted, and there is now one in each state. “PQCs address gaps and reduce variation in care,” Wallace said. “It’s really critical because variation in care is a big driver of health disparities.”

Read the full article at Smart Brief: Perinatal quality collaboratives prioritize maternal, child health

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