Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative Partnership

The ILPQC assesses current trends and issues related to negative maternal/infant outcomes and through its collaborative identifies strategies to address them. A partnership between BMCH and ILPQC enhances FCM services by allowing for training and implementation of these strategies statewide though the FCM provider networks.

The ILPQC operates targeted collaborative learning opportunities designed to reduce maternal morbidity in Illinois.

Services provided include, but are not limited to:

  • Facilitated in-person collaborative learning opportunities for ILPQC Hospital Teams including local provider network of Maternal Child Nurse Consultants.
  • Established distance learning opportunities (webinar) for FCM program providers statewide.
  • Facilitated implementation of and stakeholder input on Mothers and Newborns affected by Opioids (MNO) - OB and Neonatal initiatives through OB and Neonatal Advisory Calls and Leadership calls to which DHS and/or FCM staff are invited.
  • Facilitated training and capacity building to expand network resources for linking moms with opioid use disorder to Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)