Obstetric Hemorrhage Bundle

This page contains information and resources for providers and hospitals on the Obstetric Hemorrhage Bundle.

If you are interested in implementing the Obstetric Hemorrhage Bundle in your hospital, please email TexasAIM@dshs.texas.gov.

AIM Produced E-Modules

  • Obstetric Hemorrhage: Introduction
    This module provides an introduction to the Obstetric Hemorrhage AIM eModules and an overview of the Obstetric Hemorrhage patient safety bundle's four domains. 
  • Obstetric Hemorrhage: Readiness
    This module outlines the five components of Readiness that each facility will need to address to prevent delays and prepare for the optimal management of obstetric hemorrhage cases.  
  • Obstetric Hemorrhage: Recognition
    This module identifies the key factors for assessment of hemorrhage risk upon admission, describes quantitative measurement of blood loss, and outlines key strategies for active management of the 3rd stage of labor. 
  • Obstetric Hemorrhage: Response
    This module identifies the two key interventions that facilities should use in every hemorrhage, defines a management plan for response to obstetric hemorrhage emergencies, and describes support needed for every individual involved in an obstetric hemorrhage emergency. 
  • Obstetric Hemorrhage: Reporting and Systems Learning
    This module describes how a culture of huddles and post-event debriefs can demonstrate successes and reviews how multidisciplinary quality improvement and review of serious hemorrhages can improve outcomes.  


Review of the TexasAIM Family of Measures-Obstetric Hemorrhage Bundle

This web-based tutorial provides an overview of the Obstetric Hemorrhage Family of Measures, including data definitions and an introduction to the AIM National Data Portal. This tutorial is recommended for your team’s Data Lead(s) and can be found here.

Past Webinars:

  • TexasAIM Quality Improvement Basics Webinar
    • The webinar recording can be found here. This webinar is for all TexasAIM participants. The webinar presents quality improvement techniques and strategies that can be used to implement the AIM Hemorrhage bundle. 
  • AIM Data Portal and Basecamp Instructions Webinar
    • The webinar recording can be found here. This webinar is for Key Contacts, Technical Leaders, and anyone else on your TexasAIM team that will be inputting data into the TexasAIM Portal. The webinar will discuss how to access the portal and Basecamp.
  • Gearing up for AIM, Pre-work Webinar
    • This webinar recording can be found here. The webinar is for TexasAIM Plus participants and reviewed TexasAIM Plus pre-work assignments. It is recommended that at least one of your team members views this webinar if they did not attend.  
  • TCHMB: Introduction to Maternal Early Warning System (MEWS) Webinar
    • The Texas Collaborative Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB) hosted an introduction to Maternal Early Warning Systems webinar. The recording and PowerPoint are available here.
  • TexasAIM Summit Make-Up Webinar
    • The webinar recording can be found here. This webinar is for TexasAIM hospitals or team members that were unable to attend the TexasAIM Leadership Summit and Orientation on June 4th.
  • TexasAIM Informational Webinar
    • DSHS hosted a TexasAIM Informational Webinar. A recording of the webinar can be found here.
  • TCHMB: Maternal Early Warning Systems-Triggers and Notification
    • The webinar recording can be found here. This webinar presents the components of MEWS inaction. Recorded simulations from two hospitals illustrate the recognition of the MEWS trigger, activation, bedside evaluation, documentation in the nurse flowsheet, physician progress note, and debrief.

Frequently Asked Questions

TexasAIM Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Document  

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Visit the Obstetric Hemorrhage AIM Patient Safety Bundle | Council on Patient Safety webpage or contact TexasAIM at TexasAIM@dshs.texas.gov for more information. 

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