Webinar “Effective Review of Natural Infant Deaths”
Presented November 16, 2016
Every year, more than half of child deaths ages 0 – 19 are infants under the age of one, and a
great majority of them are natural deaths due to prematurity and low birth weight. This webinar
provided a better understanding of what records are needed for a successful CDR and/or
FIMR review; what to look for in those records, identified opportunities for community‐based prematurity
prevention; and discussed common barriers to implementing prevention strategies.
Data Quality Initiative
The National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention began a Data Quality Initiative under the leadership of Patricia Schnitzer, Ph.D. Its goal is to improve the quality and consistency of the data entered into the Case Reporting System in an effort to improve usefulness of the data at the state and national level for identifying prevention strategies and monitoring the effectiveness of prevention measures that have been implemented. More detail is provided on our Data Quality Initiative page.
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