About Us

Welcome to the home page for NeoQIC, the Neonatal Quality Improvement Collaborative of Massachusetts.  We are a voluntary organization of newborn health care providers in Massachusetts, committed to improving the outcomes of mothers and newborns throughout the state through the open sharing of practices and data. 
 
This site is updated regularly; please check back frequently. 
 
New England Neonatology Quality and Safety Forum - May 28, 2014
The third New England Quality and Safety Forum will be held Wednesday, May 28, 2014, from 11:30am to 7pm at the Massachusetts Medical Society in Waltham, MA.  The conference will feature a keynote address by Wanda Barfield, MD MPH, entitled "Improving the Health of Mothers and Newborns: from the Bedside to the Community".  Dr. Barfield is Director of Division of Reproductive Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service.  The conference will also feature interactive workshops on clinical topics and quality and safety methods, and presentations and a poster fair highlighting local improvement projects.  We encourage you to submit an abstract on a quality or safety project for presentation at the conference; more information and the call for abstracts will follow shortly.  For more information, please see the "Quality and Safety Forum" link to the left.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Improvement Project 
The spring meeting for the Massachusetts Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome improvement project was held Tuesday, April 8, 2014, from 9:30a-4p, at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough MA. Many thanks to those who participated and helped make it a full and informative day.  Plans for the fall meeting will be announced in the coming weeks.  Please see the "NAS Project" link to the left for more information on this effort.

NeoQIC Fall Meeting - September 11, 2014
The fall meeting for NeoQIC will be held thursday, September 11, 2014, from 1p-5p, at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough MA.  As in previous years, the fall meeting is scheduled to coincide with the annual Griffin Symposium, which will be held the next day at the same hotel.  Please note the new location for this year's events!   Details for the NeoQIC meeting will follow in the coming months.