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Fetal Infant Mortality Review Functions

  • Enhances the core functions and essential services of public health
    • Data assessment and analysis
    • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues
    • Client services and access
    • Quality assurance and improvement
    • Community partnerships and mobilization
    • Policy development
    • Workforce capacity and competency
  • Provides a way of identifying disparities in infant mortality across communities 
  • Provides communities with information about the effects of health care changes on mothers, infants, and families
  • A method for implementing a continuous quality improvement (CQI) process
  • Obtains information through the FIMR process that is not typically available through vital statistics