West Virginia Perinatal Partnership - 2008
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and
West Virginia Community Voices
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PROCEEDINGS
2006 West Virginia Perinatal Summit

 
 

These are the proceedings of the West Virginia Perinatal Wellness Summit held May, 18 2006 at the Charleston Marriott Hotel in Charleston, West Virginia.

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PARTNERS RANKING OF POLICY PRIORITIES

This is a report of the priority given to key policy issues that were raised during the Perinatal Wellness Summit. The report explains how priority areas were determined. The priority areas will serve as a basis for the development of the Blueprint to Improve WV Perinatal Wellness.

Presenters' Bio Sketches

Presentations

            The State of Perinatal Wellness in WV – Robert Nerhood, MD
            What We Know From Birth Score – Martha Mullett, MD
            Leading Medical Cause of Prematurity & Eclampsia – David Chafin, MD
            Perinatal Healthcare Disparities in WV – Luis Bracero, MD
            Mother’s Little Helper: What Do Pregnant Smokers Have to Say? – Robert Anderson, MA
            Oral Health and Perinatal Wellness – Richard Meckstroth, DDS
            Key Informant Survey Findings – Nancy Tolliver, RN, MSIR
            Obstetrical Providers in WV – Ann Dacey, RN
            Prenatal Drug Abuse – Stefan Maxwell, MD
            WV Neonatal Transport Data – Janet Graeber, MD
            Cost Savings Resulting from Improved Perinatal Outcomes in WV – Calvin Kent, PhD
            ANGELS Program – Arkansas – Curtis Lowery, MD
            Perinatal Policy Implications to Consider

WV Perinatal Wellness Study Committee Reports

Data Committee
               
Vital Statistics Data Report
                          --Perinatal Vital Statistics (Data)
 
                         
--Perinatal Vital Statistics (Charts)
(
The WV Perinatal Wellness Study Partners thank the WV Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Health Statistics Center for the extensive report here on perinatal data. For clarification, please contact: Tom Light, Jim Doria, or Dan Christy at 304-558-9100.) 
               ●  PRAMS Data Report
                          --WV PRAMS
                          --WV PRAMS DATA
(The WV Perinatal Wellness Study Partners thank the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Maternal, Child, and Family Health, Research Center for the reports and data on the women and infants monitored through the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. For clarification, please contact:  Kathy Cummons at 304-558-5388.
               
  Birth Score Report Data 
(The WV Perinatal Wellness Study Partners thank the West Virginia University, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Health Sciences Center, Birth Score Program for the reports and data presented here on perinatal health of women and infants screened in that program.  For clarification please contact: Lois Morgan, RN, Birth Score Program Coordinator at lmorgan@hsc.evu.edu.)

               
  Right From the Start Program Analysis
                          --Descriptive Analysis of RFTS Prenatal Services
                          --2002 RFTS File Match Tables
                          --Addendum of RFTS Prenatal 02
                          --
Factors Assoc. w/ Low Birth Wt. & Infant Mortality in Medicaid & Privately Insured Women
                          --2003 RFTS Annual Report

(The WV Perinatal Wellness Study Partners thank the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Maternal, Child, and Family Health, and the Birth Score Program of West Virginia University, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics for the reports and data on the women and infants served through the Birth Score and the Right From the Start Programs.  For clarification please contact:  Cris Britton, data base specialist or Lois Morgan, BSN, Birth Score Program Coordinator at lmorgan@hsc.evu.edu.)
               
  Health Care Authority Data
(The WV Perinatal Wellness Study Partners thank the West Virginia Health Care Authority for assistance in developing the births by payor group, cost data by payor group, cost data by hospital, and c-section by hospital data reported here and utilized throughout the Summit by key presenters and sometimes within the key presenters power point presentations. For clarification, please contact:  Penelope Baughman at 304-558-7000.)
               
  Women, Infants, and Children Food and Nutrition Program Data

            Education and Support Programs Reports
           
     Breastfeeding Support Survey Report
               
  Education and Support Programs Survey Report
               
  Retailers Survey Report

             Providers and Payors
                
  Key Informant Survey Report
                
  WV Medicaid
(Note:
Data reported here was developed by the West Virginia Health Care Authority.  For further clarification please contact Penelope Baughman, Project Manager at 304-558-7000.)
                  WV PEIA
                
  Maternal and Child Health Maternity Services
                
  Worksite Wellness and Perinatal Health Report  
                
  History of Perinatal Regionalization           

Resources

            Congenital Anomalies and Infant Mortality
            Post Partum Depression
               --Post Partum Depression 101
               --PRAMS and Self-Reported PPD
               --The Health of Mothers
            WV Newborn Metabolic Screening Testing Report
               --Issue Brief - Metabolic Screening
               --Recommendations to Improve Preconception Health and Health Care
            Child Spacing and Pregnancy Prevention
               --Induced Termination of Pregnancy in WV  (Explanation of Table)
               --Spacing Births to Reduce Risk of Adverse Outcomes
               --
Abortion Statistics
             Professional Organizations Guidelines
               --ACOG – Perinatal Guidelines
               --AAP – Perinatal Guidelines
               --AWHONN Guidelines
               --ACNM Resources
           
Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment Programs
               --ANGELS --Ark. Organization to Improve Perinatal Health Substance Addiction Treatment Programs
               --Methadone Clinics in West Virginia
               --Neonatal Drug Withdrawal
               --Physicians Treating Substance Abuse in WV
               --Residential Substance Abuse Programs in WV
               --Specialized Services for Female Substance Abusers in WV
            Caesarian Delivery on Maternal Request

WV State Legislature

Joint Resolution on Perinatal Wellness Study
        PWS: Potential Policy Implications for Consideration

Participant Contact List

Photos From the Conference
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Welcome -- Nancy Tolliver, RN, MSIR

Opening Remarks -- Beverly Walter, Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

The State of Perinatal Wellness in West Virginia -- Robert Nerhood, MD

Perinatal Wellness Disparities in West Virginia -- Luis Bracero, MD

ANGELS Program, Arkansas -- Curtis Lowery, MD

WV Perinatal Wellness Conference Participants

 

 

 
     

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