Mission Statement

Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) seeks to improve health outcomes for all mothers and infants in Tennessee by engaging key stakeholders in a perinatal quality collaborative that will identify opportunities to optimize maternal and infant outcomes and implement data-driven provider- and community-based performance improvement initiatives.


Establish a statewide repository of perinatal data for QI initiatives

Foster state-wide quality improvement initiatives to lower maternal and infant mortality and morbidity and improve outcomes

To increase knowledge of the impact of implicit bias and systemic racism and their contributions to disparities in maternal and infant outcomes

Promote system changes by provider organizations to increase use of evidence based clinical practices to eliminate disparities in access, treatment and outcomes of mothers and their infants.

What are Perinatal Quality Collaboratives (PQCs)?