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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

Pearls from the First Year: Nurture Yourself

by Guest Blogger Aubre Tompkins, CNM Aubre Tompkins, CNM, is in her second year as a midwife. She has been guest blogging about the lessons she’s learned in a series for ACNM. Check out her other posts here: Pearls #1 and #2: Remember to Breathe, and Listen Pearl #3: Emotions are Healthy Pearl #4: Be Humble Pearl #5: Be Water Pearl #6: It Takes a Village I love this work. It is fulfilling, inspiring, challenging and never dull. This work is also extremely demanding and can take its ...

Posted 5/3/2012 1:50:20 PM



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