Infant Mortality Review as a Vehicle for Quality Improvement in a Local Health Department
Abstract:The authors describe how infant mortality review became a vehicle for continuous quality improvement in a county health department. The program offers a model for hospitals, health departments, community coalitions, and other groups that want to reduce the rates of fetal and infant mortality in their communities.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2000-03-01
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