Maternal and Infant Health Issue Brief

Using Maternal and Child Health Quality Improvement Efforts to Advance State Health Agency Accreditation

Finding intersections to support efforts in public health improvements and accreditation. 

This issue brief details the intersections between health departments' efforts to earn public health accreditation with their work in collaborative improvement & innovation networks (CoIIN). Using the CoIIN to Reduce Infant Mortality (IM CoIIN) as an example and showing the Oklahoma State Department of Health used its participation to inform its accreditation procedures, this brief presents solutions for creating efficient practices to achieve both aims. 

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