Conference: Obstetrical and Neonatal Care Coordination Related to Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy

Date: January 22-23, 2018
Location: AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas
Cost: Free
Agenda: Download
Funder: Partially funded by the Texas Department of State Health Services
Hosts: Driscoll Health System, Texas Children’s Health, March of Dimes, CHRISTUS Health, Texas Hospital Association, St. David’s Foundation, TMF Health Quality Institute
Parking: Park in the AT&T Center garage, which can be accessed on the North side of the building, on 20th Street. Bring your parking ticket in with you and we will provide a second parking ticket that will pay for your day parking.  

The morning portion of the first day of the conference will be live-streamed for those interested in viewing remotely. The morning session will include presentations on Zika screening and care coordination, the current epidemiology of Zika, Zika-related newborn outcomes, and current CDC guidelines for testing and management of pregnant women at risk.


The Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB) is facilitating a two-day conference on January 22 – 23, 2018 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas.  The conference is titled: “Obstetrical and Neonatal Care Coordination Related to Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy."

Top clinical and social services experts from around the state will identify gaps, best practices, and opportunities within the current system. This working meeting will help formulate a committee opinion, which will include recommendations for strategies and processes to improve the health and experience of care for mothers and babies. These strategies will be shared both locally and nationally.  Download the agenda.

Registration for this event is free and includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments for both days.  Each participant will be responsible for their own travel expenses, with a limited number of discounted hotel rooms at the state rate reserved at the AT&T Center. 

Registration is limited and space is expected to fill quickly.  

We look forward to your participation at this exciting event as we identify ways to improve the care and health outcomes for mothers and babies in Texas.

If you have any questions, please contact Susan Onion, Event Planner, either by e-mail or cell phone (512) 636-2835.

*Registration Link:

AT&T Conference Center hotel room link:

*Very few spots remain for this event and your registration is not confirmed until you receive your registration confirmation e-mail.

CME – CNE Information

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Continuing Nursing Education Activity awards 14.75 contact hours for registered nurses. 

Texas Children’s Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Participants must attend either one complete day or both days to apply for credit.