Implementation of Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR): Experience from the National Healthy Start Program

  title={Implementation of Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR): Experience from the National Healthy Start Program},
  author={Michele Baltay and Marie C McCormick and Paul H. Wise},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
Objectives: The implementation of the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) process was examined as part of the evaluation of the national Healthy Start program, a federal program designed to reduce infant mortality in several communities. The implementation of the FIMR process over the 5-year funding period is described in terms of productivity, barriers and facilitators to implementation, and project expenditures. Methods. Data were derived from grant continuation applications and personal… CONTINUE READING

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