News & Events

May 17, 2016
Dr Christine Morton will participate in an event with Christy Turlington Burns, founder of Every Mother Counts, at the Stanford Campus on May 18, 2016.  The event will feature clips from Burns' recent documentary, Giving Birth in America, along with...
May 17, 2016
Dr John Wachtel, ACOG District IX chair, presents the Service Recognition Award to Dr Elliott Main, which he accepted on behalf of the entire CMQCC team of staff and volunteers at the ACOG 2016 meeting in Washington DC (May 16, 2016)
Apr 12, 2016
CMQCC Medical Director Elliott Main, along with Dr Michael Lu (MCHB/HRSA/HHS) and Dr Keisha Callins (Albany GA) will present at a lunch briefing on...
Jan 19, 2016
What’s likely to be the biggest influence on whether you will have a C-section?
Nov 25, 2015
CMQCC works with many safety and quality organizations which support and promote education in maternal health.
Jul 12, 2015
This issue brief, developed by the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) in partnership with the Association of Maternal...
Jun 24, 2015
From OBGYN News:  A national group that includes ob.gyns., nurse-midwives, anesthesiologists, and other providers has released a safety bundle with 13 steps that hospitals can use to prevent, recognize, and better manage obstetric hemorrhage.
May 18, 2015
Maternal mortality rates rose markedly from 2002 to 2006 in California, prompting an in-depth maternal mortality review in a state which comprises one twelfth of the U.S. birth cohort. Cardiovascular disease has emerged as the leading cause of...
Apr 22, 2015
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, one of the largest and most respected facilities in Orange County, needed to move quickly. A big insurer had warned that its maternity costs were too high and it might be cut from the plan’s...
Apr 12, 2015
May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month and the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology highlighted some new research published by doctors and researchers at the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative that demonstrated that the majority of...