National Perinatal Information Center

National Perinatal Information Center (NPIC) is a non-profit organization which began in 1985 with a charter membership of major perinatal centers across the United States. Since that time it has become recognized as an invaluable information and research resource to the health care community. NPIC has expertise in the analysis of large data sets, development of comparative benchmarking quality and utilization reports and evaluation of direct
service programs.


American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG) publishes study, "Evaluating the impact of the laborist model of obstetric care on maternal and neonatal outcomes", led by Sindhu K. Srinivas, MD, MSCE, at the University of Pennsylvania using data from the NPIC Perinatal Center database.

Annals of Epidemiology publishes study using NPIC linked maternal and newborn trend data, "Comparing expectant management and spontaneous labor approaches in studying the effect of labor induction on cesarean deliveryā€¯

Dennis English, MD, MMM, FACOG Named Senior Medical Advisor

CNN's Great Big Story profiles the research of NPIC research partner, Ariadne Labs, on the drivers of skyrocketing C-section rates and the ways in which health systems can make childbirth safer.

NPIC hosts New Severe Maternal Morbidity Sentinel Event Policy Q&A with the Joint Commission Office of Quality and Patient Safety

A Collaborative Effort Between NPIC & Ariadne Labs: Learning to Safely Decrease Cesarean Section Rates

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