Our Initiatives

MNPQC is working with community partners and leaders to improve outcomes in the following areas. Our initiatives are reviewed and selected by the steering committee based on need for Minnesota families, evidence-based research, and the ability to make sustainable change.

Hypertension in Pregnancy

MNPQC is hosting a statewide quality improvement initiative to improve the identification, treatment, and follow up of hypertension in pregnancy and the postpartum period.


Mother/Infant Opioid Substance Use Treatment and Recovery Effort

The MOSTaRE Initiative will emphasize care that maintains the dyad and will address treatment and prevention of substance exposure during and after pregnancy for both mother and infant.

Preterm Birth Prevention

Prematurity is the second leading cause of infant death in Minnesota (MN) and is associated with 24.7% of infant deaths from 2012-2016.