New York State Maternal and Child Health Collaboratives 

A series of learning collaborative projects to develop and implement promising perinatal interventions to provide the best and safest care for women and infants in New York State. 


Status: Active

November 2016 to October 2021

  • Who: Birthing hospitals and community-based organizations across New York State.
  • Funder: The project is funded by the New York State Department of Health.
  • Our Role: Working closely with NYSDOH and clinical and quality improvement experts, supporting a series of learning collaboratives to apply quality improvement methodology to improve perinatal care delivery.  

If you are interested in learning more about this project, visit the NYSPQC page or email: NYSMCH@nichq.org

Pregnant mother

This webinar is brought to you by: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative


Recorded Webinar 

Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in Pregnancy: Readiness, Recognition & Prevention

Pregnancy provides an important opportunity to identify and treat women with OUD. Early universal screening, brief intervention, and referral for treatment of pregnant women with OUD improves maternal and infant outcomes. This recorded webinar provides multi-faceted education and implementation tools to better assist health care providers who care for pregnant women with OUD, encourages better communication and engagement among providers across all services within the continuum of care, and enhances patient and family engagement through education and common language.