Maternity Quality Matters Award       
Dear Friend:

Childbirth Connection is seeking applicants to be considered for its inaugural Maternity Quality Matters Award recognizing innovation in maternity care service delivery, systems design and demonstrated quality improvement. This award is an important part of our national efforts to improve the quality of maternity care through research, education, advocacy and policy.

The award recipient will be honored at Childbirth Connection’s 90th anniversary symposium, Transforming Maternity Care: A High Value Proposition, in Washington DC on April 3, 2009.

If your organization or agency can demonstrate significant improvement in maternity care quality through strategies such as performance measurement, incorporation of evidence-based practice, and responsiveness to the needs of childbearing women and families, we urge you to submit an award application by January 16, 2009. Or, if you know of such an organization, please forward this email for their consideration. Eligible entities include professional organizations and associations, national and community health systems, hospitals and birth centers, public agencies, quality improvement organizations, and research or consulting organizations.

Submission Deadline: January 16, 2009.

Award Recipient Notification: February 15, 2009.

Award Presentation: April 3, 2009.

Click here for more information about the award, as well as the application. Contact Kat Song ( with any questions about eligibility, application criteria or the review process.

Thank you!

Kat Song
Director of Public Affairs
Childbirth Connection

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Childbirth Connection is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1918 as Maternity Center Association. Our mission is to improve the quality of maternity care through research, education, advocacy and policy. Childbirth Connection promotes safe, effective and satisfying evidence-based maternity care and is a voice for the needs and interests of childbearing families.
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