Project Overview

Value Proposition

AWHONN’s PPH Project is designed to reduce clinician errors associated with obstetric hemorrhage mortality and morbidity by improving clinician’s recognition of, readiness for, and response to a postpartum hemorrhage event.

Hospitals in the District of Columbia, Georgia, and New Jersey will be selected to participate in a Quality Improvement (QI) collaborative. The participating hospital leaders will receive expert coaching from the multi-disciplinary Quality Improvement Expert Panel, composed of physicians, nurses, and AWHONN staff, and peer coaching and guidance from other participating hospitals.

There is no fee to participate and space is limited. Hospital-based teams will be invited to attend two in-person meetings and monthly conference calls.

Project Structure

Baseline Assessment

Hospitals in the District of Columbia, Georgia, and New Jersey will be invited to participate in a baseline survey that will assess their level of obstetric hemorrhage preparedness. To obtain a copy of the baseline survey, contact  Please include your hospital name and address in the email that you send to our customer service department. 

Multi-hospital Learning Collaborative

Forty to sixty hospitals will be selected for the learning collaborative (20 to 30 hospitals from DC and NJ and 20 to 30 hospitals from GA). Selection will be based upon a competitive application process detailed here . Participating hospitals will be required to submit data on a monthly basis and discuss the data on collaborative monthly calls. We will make the data available to view and print at your hospital for internal team discussions and quality improvement purposes.

Introduction to AWHONN's PPH Project Webinar

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Other Project Details

a. Data Collection

Data collection specifications are being developed by the AWHONN QI Expert Panel. Hospital data collection and analysis will be supported by AWHONN’s team and on-line data tools.

b. On-line Training

All clinicians, e.g., physicians, nurses, midwives, at the collaborative hospitals will be invited and encouraged to participate in AWHONN’s on-line PPH educational modules. Project coordinators at each hospital will be responsible for ensuring that hospital personnel participate in the learning activities AWHONN offers.

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Project Overview

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