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Brief Overview of State MMR or PAMR

The Minnesota Maternal Mortality Review Project (MMMRP) was convened in 2012 after decades of case reviews by one obstetrician. The committee has 13 members, meets 1-2 times per year, and reviews all pregnancy associated deaths. In 2015, MN had 69,835 live births and 5 pregnancy-related deaths.

Primary
Name: 
Katie Linde
Credentials: 
MPH, BSN
Title: 
Supervisor, Women & Infant Health Unit
Phone: 
651-201-5010
Affiliation: 
Minnesota Department of Health
Scope of Cases Reviewed
  • All pregnancy-associated deaths (All deaths of women while pregnant or within one year of the end of pregnancy, due to any cause)
Location of Deaths Reviewed by Committee
  • Deaths of Non-residents in State (or city/county if local review)
  • State Residents (or City/County Residents if local review)
Individuals, Disciplines, and Organizations Represented on Review
  • Psychiatry/Mental Health Provider
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Social Work
  • Violence Prevention Agency
  • Tribal Organizations
  • Academic Institutions
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Family Medicine

RESOURCES

Minnesota Statute Authorizing Review

Source: 
Minnesota Department of Health
Year of publication or last update: 
2007
MN Statute that describes Maternal Death Studies, authorizes the collection of data and review of cases. Rule that requires reporting of maternal deaths.
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