Mission Statement

Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) seeks to improve health outcomes for 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 infant & maternal mortality and morbidity and improve outcomes.

Promote system changes by provider organizations to increase use of evidence based clinical practices for newborns, infants, prenatal & postnatal patients & families.

What are Perinatal Quality Collaboratives (PQCs)?