CASE STUDY: Improving infant mortality rates for African-American families

May 15, 2018

Case Study: Improving infant mortality rates for African-American families

CASE STUDY: Improving infant mortality rates for African-American families
Henry Ford Health System, Detroit Medical Center, Beaumont-Dearborn Healthcare System, St. John Providence Health System | Detroit

PROGRAM: Women Inspired Neighborhood Network

Detroit’s infant mortality rate has been among the highest in the nation for years. In 2008, area hospitals and health systems joined together commissioning the Detroit Regional Infant Mortality Reduction Task Force to develop an action plan to help more babies celebrate their first birthdays. The result was the Women-Inspired Neighborhood (WIN) Network, originally named Sew Up the Safety Net for Women & Children.

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