Hospitals with 300 or more live births per year are required to submit the Perinatal Care (PC) Measure Set to The Joint Commission for accreditation.
Perinatal Care (PC) Measures
The measures require some data variables not generally available in the administrative data set. NPIC/QAS provides a web-based data collection tool for abstraction of maternal and neonatal information from the medical record.
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Reporting Requirements For Hospitals
All Joint Commission accredited hospitals with 300 or more births per year are required to collect data and report on all five measures in the PC core measure set.
PC-01 Elective Delivery
PC-02 Cesarean Section
PC-03 Antenatal Steroids
PC-04 Health Care-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Newborns
PC-05 Exclusive Breast Milk Feeding
Updates on the Perinatal Care (PC) Core Measure Set Webinar
This webinar, presented in partnership with The Joint Commission, discusses current updates on the national perinatal care project. » Learn More