Speakers

Jill Arnold

Co-Founder, National Accreta Foundation

Jill Arnold is a consultant and project manager in the maternity care sector specializing in safe C-section rate reduction, data reporting and consumer engagement with maternity data. Her research on C-section, VBAC and other delivery method data led to the creation of a registry of national hospital-level data that Consumer Reports licensed in 2013. She consults for Consumer Reports as a subject matter expert, having worked as a Project Manager and Social Media Manager for multiple projects. Jill currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Arkansas Healthcare Transparency Initiative Task Force Board, is an Editorial Board Member of the Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement and an Expert Consultant to the Delivery Decisions Initiative at Harvard’s Ariadne Labs as well as serving as a member of the steering committee of the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) Maternal Data Center since 2013. Along with patient advocate Kristen Terlizzi, Jill co-founded the National Accreta Foundation to eliminate maternal mortality and morbidity attributable to a condition called placenta accreta and to improve access to safe, risk-appropriate care for every pregnancy.