Safe Deliveries Roadmap

The Safe Deliveries Roadmap© Safe Table Learning Collaborative

Obstetrical practices and hospital obstetrical leaders are invited to join the Washington State Hospital Association in the adoption of evidenced-based practices to ensure safe deliveries and healthy babies. This initiative is undertaken in partnership with the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses; Washington State Department of Health;Foundation for Heatlhcare Quality; Washington State Health Care Authority; March of Dimes; Northwest Organization of Nurse Executives; Rural Healthcare Quality Network; Washington State Medical Association; and the Washington State Perinatal Collaborative, and builds upon the successful effort to reduce early elective deliveries. The initiative is led by Tom Benedetti, MD and Dale Reisner, MD and supported by national perinatal consultants, Eric Knox, MD and Kathleen Rice Simpson PhD, RNC, FAAN.

Strategies and Tools:
Safe Deliveries Roadmap Best Practice Bundles

Note: The documents linked here are in draft form. Updated versions with the same content in redesigned formatting will be posted in September, 2015.

Safe Deliveries Roadmap Labor Management Bundle

Implementation Packet


2015 Steering Committee Members


For the Adverse OB Events measures, click here.

For more information on the collaborative contact Mara Zabari or call 206.216.2529.



Mara Zabari

Meeting Calendar:
Safe Delivery Safe Table Learning Collaborative©

2015 In Person Meetings:
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

  • September 8

2015 Monthly Webinars:
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

  • April 30

  • May 21

  • June 18

  • July 16

  • August 20

  • October 15

  • November 19

  • December 17

For more information or to register for In-Person Safe Tables or Webinars, contact Megan Boucher at