Maternal Health | Online Resource Database

Attached are several online resources derived from professional organizations that take a vested interest in the health and well-being of women and children.

  • The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    This website contributes support concerning clinical guidance, practice management, patient education, advocacy and up-to-date news on women's health.

    TAGS: Education, advocacy, women, Practice, Management, Health, Patient

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

    Visit the American Academy of Pediatrics to review health initiatives, professional resources, education and more.

    TAGS: Health, initiative, Education, professionals

  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

    AWONN's vision is to make a difference in the lives of women and newborns. Their mission is to empower and support nurses caring for women, newborns and their families through research, education and advocacy. Refer to the link below to review this informational material.

    TAGS: AWONN, women, newborns, nurses, caring, Families, research, Education

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the nation's health protection agency. The agency's goal is to increase health security and protect America from health and safety threats. This organization has proven expertise in dealing with public health concerns. They provide a vast amount of knowledge available to the public to save lives by fighting disease.

    TAGS: American, Health, agency, Public, healthy, protection, threats, fighting

  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement

    IHI is a professional organization that aims to improve patient safety and the outcomes of healthcare. Many resources and tools are provided worldwide by this system.

    TAGS: IHI, professionals, Organization, Patient, Safety, worldwide, system

  • Council on Patient Safety In Women's Health Care

    The Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care was developed to improve women's health. It includes projects and patient safety bundles to achieve this objective.

    TAGS: Improve, women, Health, achieve, objective

  • The Joint Commission

    The Joint Commission commits to patient safety. This entity organized standards that measure and improve facility processes. An evaluation of these stipulations earns facilities accreditation and re-certification. Their website comprises useful information to maintain these standards.

  • Louisiana Department of Health

    The Louisiana Department of Health incorporates data on aging and adult services, behavioral health, developmental disabilities, Medicaid, public health and licensing or certification. See the attached link for further information.

    TAGS: disabilities, Medicaid, Public, certification, attached, link, Behavioral

  • Department of Children & Family Services

    This department works to protect child welfare and offers support for families in need of assistance. The website provides news, a helpdesk and emergency preparedness guidance for these individuals.

    TAGS: Protected, welfare, supportive, newsletters, helpdesk, Emergency, Preparedness, Guidance