February 12, 2020 - 10:30am

Department of State Health Services, Moreton Building, Room M-100
1100 West 49th St.
Austin Texas, 78756


Webcasting Available

This meeting will be webcast. To access the webcast, go to https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/communications-events/live-archived-meetings the day and time of the meeting.

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call
  3. Approval of the minutes (Meeting on November 12, 2019)
  4. Perinatal Advisory Council (PAC) By-Laws review
  5. Results from The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) survey of the top Texas Newborn Hospitals about The Dartmouth NICU Atlas - David C. Goodman, MD MS Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston
  6. Neonatal and Maternal Designation Programs – Department of State Health Services
  7. Lunch
  8. Report required by Texas Health and Safety Code §241.187(m)(3)(A), summarizing review of neonatal care, published December 31, 2019, and next steps – Dr. Emily Briggs and Jane Guerrero
  9. PAC Program update
  10. Public comment
  11. Adjourn

Public comment may be taken on any agenda item.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to David Williams, Council Coordinator, Health and Human Services Commission, 512-380-4374, or david.williams@hhsc.state.tx.us.

This meeting is open to the public.  No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

People with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Williams at 512-380-4374 or david.williams@hhsc.state.tx.us at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.