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Committee Member Orientation

Year of publication or last update: 
2020

These Maternal Mortality Review Committee Orientation Slides provide a template to help orient MMRC members. The slides may be used to orient both new and existing MMRC members to standard approaches to multidisciplinary review.

Informant Interview Guide for Maternal Mortality Review Committees

Source: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Year of publication or last update: 
2020

Informant interviews are supplementary and effective methods for collecting information that provides greater context around the events leading to a maternal death. Interviewees who knew the decedent personally can provide insight into factors that contributed to the death and the context of those factors in her life. This guide is intended as a resource in navigating the sensitive yet essential information provided to better understand the circumstances of each maternal mortality case.

MMRIA User Guide V 2.1

Source: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Year of publication or last update: 
2019

Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation, in partnership with maternal mortality review committees, the Maternal Mortality Review Information Application (MMRIA or “Maria”) serves two purposes. First, it provides a repository for the medical and social information needed for maternal mortality review committee (MMRC) case review. Second, MMRIA provides standardized data that can be used for surveillance, monitoring, and research on maternal mortality.

MMRC Policies & Procedures

Year of publication or last update: 
2018

A template based on policies and procedures for the Maternal Mortality Review program in Colorado.

MMRC Policies & Procedures

Year of publication or last update: 
2018

A template based on policies and procedures for the Maternal Mortality Review program in Colorado.

Data Visualization Webinar Series

Year of publication or last update: 
2018

Over the course of four webinars, the slides will guide you through the basics of data story-telling and how to create a simple infographic. The four webinars include:
1. Reaching your audience
2. Developing your content
3. Designing your concept
4. Presenting your creation

MMRIA Qualitative Data Analysis Webinar

Year of publication or last update: 
2018

Download slides on how to analyze your MMRIA qualitative data, including how to conduct a thematic analysis of recommendations for action.
Includes:
1. What is qualitative data?
2. What is the difference between quantitative and qualitative analysis?
3. How can I analyze qualitative data?

MMRIA Qualitative Data Analysis Webinar

Year of publication or last update: 
2018

Download slides on how to analyze your MMRIA qualitative data, including how to conduct a thematic analysis of recommendations for action.
Includes:
1. What is qualitative data?
2. What is the difference between quantitative and qualitative analysis?
3. How can I analyze qualitative data?

Maternal Mortality Review Committee Mock Case Workbook

Year of publication or last update: 
2019

The Maternal Mortality Review Committee (MMRC) Mock Case Workbook provides four fictitious maternal mortality case records: cardiomyopathy, hemorrhage, overdose and preeclampsia. In addition to mock records, case narrative and completed committee decisions forms are provided. Abstractors and other MMRC staff can use the case records as practice material for working in MMRIA.

Motion Graphic: Consensus, Decision, and Next Steps

Year of publication or last update: 
2018

Committees must answer a series of questions to complete the Committee Decisions form. Watch the video below to gain more insight into how a committee reaches consensus on these important points.