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The West Virginia Perinatal Partnership is a statewide partnership of healthcare professionals and public and private organizations working to improve perinatal health in West Virginia. Founded in 2006, the Partnership coordinates programs and develops policies to address the State’s health outcomes among mothers and their babies.

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Upcoming events

10:00 am Birth Score NAS Surveillance @ Webinar
Birth Score NAS Surveillance @ Webinar
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am
Beginning October 1, 2016 information on intrauterine substance exposure and neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) will be reported on the West Virginia Birth Score. This policy update was announced by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health on August 26, 2016. The Birth Score Program staff have scheduled interactive demonstrations of the questions that will ... Read More
11:00 am Presentation on Zika at WVU @ West Virginia University Health Sciences Center North - Room 1905
Presentation on Zika at WVU @ West Virginia University Health Sciences Center North - Room 1905
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
WVCTSI, in conjunction with the West Virginia University Department of Epidemiology, is presenting a special research seminar series on the Zika virus. Joel Massey, M.D., medical epidemiologist with the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health (WVBPH), Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, will present “Keeping Up with Zika: What Clinicians Need to Know.” Following Dr. Massey’s presentation, Miguella Mark-Carew, Ph.D., zoonotic disease ... Read More
all-day Appalachian Addiction & Prescrip... @ Embassy Suites
Appalachian Addiction & Prescrip... @ Embassy Suites
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day
The Bureau for Behavioral Health and Heath Facilities on behalf of the West Virginia State Medical Association would like to announce the upcoming Appalachian Addiction & Prescription Drug Abuse Conference, October 20-22, 2016, Embassy Suites, Charleston WV. Conference Highlights WV Integration and Collaboration in addressing the epidemic AMA Task Force Update Using Science to Address the Stigma of Addiction and ... Read More

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2016 WV Perinatal Summit

Join us to celebrate the accomplishments of our past 10 years!

On November 14-15, 2016 (Monday & Tuesday), the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership will hold its 10th Annual Summit at the Charleston Marriott Town Center in Charleston, West Virginia.

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Zika Virus Update

The Zika virus continues to generate concern among all people, particularly pregnant women and their practitioners.  With the identification of local transmission within the continental United States, this concern has grown.  The following is a brief overview of information available and links to reliable resources for patients and practitioners.

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Innovations in Perinatal Care Storyboard Competition

Storyboards are a great way to engage in conversations around performance excellence. By submitting a storyboard during the 2016 WV Perinatal Summit in November, your organization can showcase a process improvement effort or a successful best practice for others to view throughout the Summit.

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