Journal Article
Organizational Policy/Guidelines

National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Venous Thromboembolism.

D'Alton ME; Friedman AM; Smiley RM; Montgomery DM; Paidas MJ; D'Oria R; Frost JL; Hameed AB; Karsnitz D; Levy BS; Clark SL.

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a preventable condition that can contribute to maternal harm. This expert commentary introduces a four-part strategy that focuses on standardization to help recognize and respond to VTE. The authors discuss the importance of reporting mechanisms to help health care organizations learn from events.