Elliott K Main

Summary

Affiliation: California Pacific Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Maternal mortality: new strategies for measurement and prevention
    Elliott K Main
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:511-6. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Is there a useful cesarean birth measure? Assessment of the nulliparous term singleton vertex cesarean birth rate as a tool for obstetric quality improvement
    Elliott K Main
    Division of Clinical Integration, Sutter Health, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1644-51; discussion 1651-2. 2006
  3. doi request reprint New perinatal quality measures from the National Quality Forum, the Joint Commission and the Leapfrog Group
    Elliott K Main
    California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco and California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, Palo Alto, California 94118, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:532-40. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Effective implementation strategies and tactics for leading change on maternity units
    Debra Bingham
    California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 24:32-42. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Quality improvement in maternity care: promising approaches from the medical and public health perspectives
    Elliott K Main
    California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative CMQCC, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:574-80. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Promoting antenatal steroid use for fetal maturation: results from the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative
    David D Wirtschafter
    California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Pediatr 148:606-612. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Decisions required for operating a maternal mortality review committee: the California experience
    Elliott K Main
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:37-41. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of a large-scale obstetric quality-improvement program that focused on the nulliparous patient at term
    Elliott K Main
    Division of Clinical Integration, Sutter Health, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1747-56; discussion 1756-8. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Creating a public agenda for maternity safety and quality in cesarean delivery
    Elliott K Main
    California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative and the Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, and the California Pacific Medical Center and the Pacific Business Group on Health, San Francisco, California
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1194-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Maternal mortality: new strategies for measurement and prevention
    Elliott K Main
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:511-6. 2010
    ..Maternal mortality has recently been featured in both lay and professional literature often with a high degree of passion. This review will provide the obstetrician with a background of the current issues with maternal mortality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is there a useful cesarean birth measure? Assessment of the nulliparous term singleton vertex cesarean birth rate as a tool for obstetric quality improvement
    Elliott K Main
    Division of Clinical Integration, Sutter Health, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1644-51; discussion 1651-2. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the utility of the nulliparous term singleton vertex cesarean birth (NTSV CB) measure as a quality improvement tool for use at the hospital level...
  3. doi request reprint New perinatal quality measures from the National Quality Forum, the Joint Commission and the Leapfrog Group
    Elliott K Main
    California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco and California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, Palo Alto, California 94118, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:532-40. 2009
    ..It is important for all obstetric practitioners and leaders to understand these measures, as they form the basis of judging the quality of our hospital services for the next decade...
  4. doi request reprint Effective implementation strategies and tactics for leading change on maternity units
    Debra Bingham
    California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 24:32-42. 2010
    ..Knowledgeable, tenacious, and creative frontline physician and nurse leaders may have the greatest impact on QI implementation effectiveness because they are the individuals who decide how the strategies and tactics will be tailored...
  5. doi request reprint Quality improvement in maternity care: promising approaches from the medical and public health perspectives
    Elliott K Main
    California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative CMQCC, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:574-80. 2008
    ..This review will serve to introduce the obstetric practitioner to the latest evidence of effective quality-improvement methods and provide an understanding of the different roles of the various organizations involved...
  6. ncbi request reprint Promoting antenatal steroid use for fetal maturation: results from the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative
    David D Wirtschafter
    California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Pediatr 148:606-612. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that mean performance would improve and the number of centers performing below the lowest quartile of the baseline year would decrease...
  7. doi request reprint Decisions required for operating a maternal mortality review committee: the California experience
    Elliott K Main
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:37-41. 2012
    ..It is expected that each maternal mortality review committee will have somewhat different approaches based on local resources and case mix...
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of a large-scale obstetric quality-improvement program that focused on the nulliparous patient at term
    Elliott K Main
    Division of Clinical Integration, Sutter Health, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1747-56; discussion 1756-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify an appropriate population and a balanced set of maternal and neonatal measures to drive a hospital network obstetric quality improvement program...
  9. doi request reprint Creating a public agenda for maternity safety and quality in cesarean delivery
    Elliott K Main
    California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative and the Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, and the California Pacific Medical Center and the Pacific Business Group on Health, San Francisco, California
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1194-8. 2012
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