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CDC has requested additional funds for FY2022 and FY2023: should focus on post-partum visit

HIT-Enabled High Quality Post-Partum



1) Identifying patients who are pregnant, pregnancy risk factors requiring follow up and scheduling post-partum visit

  • Pregnancy episode and data stream of delivery
  • Risk factors including: HTN and cardiovascular disease, GDM, mental health, substance abuse
  • Operational considerations of post-partum care-- coordinating with neonatal visits, linking records and engaging pediatrics, coordinating with hospital care for follow up
2) Ensuring patients have timely post-partum care
  • Dashboard for post-partum visits
  • Flag for missed appointments
3) Appropriate care activities in the post-partum period
  • Contraception
  • Complications of pregnancy
  • BP management
  • GDM screening