Hospital Membership

Why join CMQCC?

  • Improve outcomes for moms and babies at your hospital
  • Measure key performance indicators and benchmark quality data between your providers and against other hospitals 
  • Learn from local and national experts and your peers 
  • Get recognized - demonstrate to California stakeholders that you take maternity quality improvement seriously 
  • Get rewarded - many health plans are offering financial incentives and recognition for CMQCC membership

Membership benefits - Join the more than
200 hospitals already participating!


CMQCC membership offers hospitals a complete package of tools to drive perinatal performance improvement. 


QI TOOLKITS - Evidence-based guides for delivering high-quality care

CMQCC’s toolkits provide detailed, evidence-based, multi-disciplinary implementation guides for improving perinatal quality in the inpatient setting. They include:

  • New! Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy
  • New! Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnancy 
  • Elimination of Early Elective Delivery
  • Response to Obstetric Hemorrhage     
  • Response to Preeclampsia
  • Supporting Vaginal Birth and Reducing Primary Cesareans


QI COLLABORATIVES - Putting the evidence into action

CMQCC collaboratives provide expert guidance and support for implementation of ACOG and AWHONN guidelines — detailed in the CMQCC toolkits — through: 

  • Monthly small-group calls led by trained mentors assigned to your team
  • Sharing of best practices with peers
  • Access to national and local experts through grand rounds and in-person and virtual education sessions 
  • On-demand support by CMQCC clinical quality and data liaison staff

New! Coming in 2019 - Online clinical education on evidence-based best practices for supporting women during labor


MATERNAL DATA CENTER (MDC): Data to Drive Action 

CMQCC’s Maternal Data Center is a user-friendly, low-burden tool that enables rapid-cycle performance measurement and insights for improvement. More than 200 hospitals use the MDC to:

  • Compare hospital performance to statewide, regional and system benchmarks 
  • View provider-level results and benchmarks 
  • Generate one-click reports for OB Committees
  • Perform drill-down analysis to identify a hospital’s unique QI opportunities
  • Identify data coding issues that impact performance measure results
  • Create system-level dashboards for multi-hospital networks
  • Facilitate performance reporting requirements to the Leapfrog Group, the CMS Inpatient Quality Reporting Program and the Joint Commission OPPE program.