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Abbreviations and Acronyms

AABC American Association of Birth Centers
AAFP American Academy of Family Physicians
AAP American Academy of Pediatrics
ACIN A Collaborative Innovation Network
ACNM American College of Nurse-Midwives
ACO Accountable Care Organizations
ACOG American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
APHA American Public Health Association
AWHONN Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal
  Nurses
   
BMI body mass index
   
CAHPS Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems
CCTP Community-based Care Transitions Program
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CM certified midwife
CMMI Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
CNM certified nurse midwife
CPCi Comprehensive Primary Care initiative
CPM certified professional midwife
DO doctor of osteopathic medicine
   
EFM electronic fetal monitoring


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C Abbreviations and Acronyms AABC American Association of Birth Centers AAFP American Academy of Family Physicians AAP American Academy of Pediatrics ACIN A Collaborative Innovation Network ACNM American College of Nurse-Midwives ACO Accountable Care Organizations ACOG American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists APHA American Public Health Association AWHONN Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses BMI body mass index CAHPS Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems CCTP Community-based Care Transitions Program CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CM certified midwife CMMI Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services CNM certified nurse midwife CPCi Comprehensive Primary Care initiative CPM certified professional midwife DO doctor of osteopathic medicine EFM electronic fetal monitoring 191

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192 RESEARCH ISSUES IN THE ASSESSMENT OF BIRTH SETTINGS FHBC Family Health and Birth Center HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration ICD-9 International Statistical Classification of Diseases-9th revision ICM International Confederation of Midwives ICU intensive care unit IOM Institute of Medicine LM licensed midwife LMP last menstrual period LPN licensed practical nurse MCHB Maternal and Child Health Bureau MD medical doctor MIHOPE Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation MIHOPE-SS Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation- Strong Start NARM North American Registry of Midwives NCHS National Center for Health Statistics NHS National Health Service NICHD National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICU neonatal intensive care unit NRC National Research Council NTSV CS nulliparous term singleton vertex Cesarean section OB/GYN obstetrics and gynecology PDD patient discharge diagnosis PIH pregnancy induced hypertension RN registered nurse TIOP Toward Improving the Outcome of Pregnancy UK United Kingdom VBAC vaginal birth after cesarean