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ACNM Benchmarking: Defining our contribution

Jessica Schwarz CNM, MSN Practicing midwifery in a tertiary or quaternary care environment can be challenging. At the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), midwives are members of an interdisciplinary team comprised of health care professionals from many fields, from pediatric surgeons to respiratory therapists to maternal-fetal medicine physicians. We care for women whose pregnancies have been complicated by a prenatally diagnosed birth defect or genetic condition. What is the role of...

Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 2/19/2014 1:03:55 PM

Benchmarking: Easy Does It

by Cassie Moore, ACNM Writer and Editor If you aren’t participating in the ACNM Benchmarking Project, what’s holding you back? Are you afraid that collecting your data will be too overwhelming? Are you unsure how to pull reports from your electronic medical record system? You may be surprised to learn that many practices—from very large to very small—still gather their benchmarking data “the old-fashioned way,” by hand. Mary Traub, CNM, director of midwifery services for Baylor College ...

Posted 5/14/2012 2:28:19 PM



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