California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review: Mixed Methods Approach for Improved Case Identification, Cause of Death Analyses and Translation of Findings

In response to rising maternal mortality rates, California DPH initiated a Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review. We describe California’s methodology and demonstrate its advantages for improved surveillance, additional case finding, improved accuracy of the causes of pregnancy-related deaths, and translation of evidence to guide development of prevention and quality improvement efforts.
Year of publication and/or last update:
California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review
Resource Type Tags:
State/City MMRC Reports
Review Stage Tags:
Release and Beyond
Role Tags:
Epidemiologists and Data Analysts