Rural Focus and Representation in State Maternal Mortality Review Committees: Review of Policy and Legislation

Publication Date: August 6th, 2019
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
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Author(s): Kozhimannil KB, Interrante J, Corbett A, Heppner S, Burges J, and Henning-Smith C

Between 1990 and 2013, maternal mortality nearly doubled in the United States and rural residents experienced decreasing access to obstetric care. To improve maternal health, many states have established maternal mortality and morbidity review committees (MMRCs). We assessed the extent of rural representation in state policy efforts related to MMRCs.

Published in: Women’s Health Issues

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