Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Special Report: Current approaches to measuring quality of care in obstetrics

Jennifer L. Bailit, Kimberly D. Gregory, Sindhu Srinivas, Thomas Westover, William A. Grobman, George Saade

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Heath care measurement and evaluation is an integral piece of the health care system. The creation and assessment of care performance metrics are important and relevant for the obstetric community including both clinicians and patients. Careful deliberation is required to create a measurement system that results in optimal care for women and families. This article reviews the current approaches to measuring quality in obstetrics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)B8-B16
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016
Externally publishedYes



  • measurement
  • obstetrics
  • quality
  • safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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