FIMR Spotlight – Louisiana

Type of Program: State

Rosaria (Rosi)Trichilo
State Maternal and Child Health Coordinator
LA Dept. of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health
1450 Poydras Street Ste 2032
New Orleans, LA 70117
Phone: 504-568-2642
Fax: 504-568-3503
Email: Rosaria.Trichilo@LA.GOV

Program Description

State Administration

The Louisiana state FIMR program is administered out of the Department of Health and supports the following programs:

Region 1 – New Orleans
Region 2 – Baton Rouge
Region 3 – Lafourche, Saint John, Saint Charles, Saint James, Assumption and Terrebonne Parishes
Region 4 – Lafayette, Evangeline, Saint Landry, Acadia, Saint Martin, Iberia, Vermilion and Saint Mary Parishes
Region 5 – Beauregard, Allen, Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis and Cameron Parishes
Region 6 – Vernon, Sabine, Natchitoches, Winn, Grant, Rapides, LaSalle, Catahoula, Concordia and Avoyelles Parishes
Region 7 – Shreveport
Region 8 – Ouachita, Union, Lincoln, Jackson, Caldwell, Richland, Morehouse, Franklin, West Carroll, East Carroll, Madison and Tensas Parishes
Region 9 – Washington, Saint Tammany, Saint Helena Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes

The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
Yes-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
Yes-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
Yes-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
Yes, there is HS in my community and there is coordination

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Region 1 – New Orleans – Orleans, Saint Bernard, Plaquemines and Jefferson Parishes

Type of Program: Local

Rosa Bustamante-Forest, APRN, MPH
Region 1 MCH Coordinator
LA Dept of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health
1450 Poydras Street, Suite 2032
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-568-2125
Fax: 504-568-3503
Email: Rosa.Bustamante-Forest@la.gov

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
Yes-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
Yes, there is HS in my community but there is no coordination

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Regional or multiple county reviews

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
7 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
25 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
No

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Region 2 – Baton Rouge – East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Livingston, Ascension, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, East Feliciana and West Feliciana Parishes

Kelly Banksone
LA Region 2 Baton Rouge
628 N. 4th Street, BIN # 25
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Email: Kelly.bankston@la.gov


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Region 3 – Lafourche, Saint John, Saint Charles, Saint James, Assumption and Terrebonne Parishes

Type of Program: Local

Nicole Soudelier
Maternal & Child Health Coordinator
LA Dept. of Health – Bureau of Family Health
1434 Tiger Dr.
Thibodaux, LA 70301
Phone: 985-447-0916
Fax: 985-447-0920
Email: nicole.soudelier@la.gov

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Regional or multiple county reviews

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
10 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
10 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
No

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Region 4 – Lafayette, Evangeline, Saint Landry, Acadia, Saint Martin, Iberia, Vermilion and Saint Mary Parishes

Type of Program: Local

Christine Cornell RN
Region 4 MCH Coordinator
OPH/BFH
825 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Brandywine lll, Ste 100
Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone: 337-262-5644
Fax: 337-262-5237
Email: christine.cornell@la.gov

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
Yes, there is HS in my community but there is no coordination

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of a county

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
15 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
10 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
No

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Region 5 – Beauregard, Allen, Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis and Cameron Parishes

Type of Program: Local

Bridget Redlich-Cole
Email: Bridget.Redlich-Cole@LA.GOV


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Region 6 – Vernon, Sabine, Natchitoches, Winn, Grant, Rapides, LaSalle, Catahoula, Concordia and Avoyelles Parishes

Type of Program: Local

Lisa Norman, RN
Maternal Child Health Coordinator
LA Dept. of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health
5604-B Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: 318-729-6881
Fax: 318-473-0778
Email: lisa.norman@la.gov

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
Yes-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
Yes-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Regional or multiple county reviews

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
11 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
18 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
No

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Region 7 – Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Bienville, Red River, Sabine, Natchitoches, and DeSoto Parishes

Type of Program: Local

Shelley Ryan Gray BN, RN
Maternal Child Health Coordinator, Region 7
LA Dept. of Health, Office of Public Health
Bureau of Family Health
1525 Fairfield Avenue, Rm. 569
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-676-5000
Fax: 318-676-7560
Email: shelley.ryangray@la.gov

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
No-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Regional or multiple county reviews

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
16 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
17 #Infant Deaths

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Region 8 – Ouachita, Union, Lincoln, Jackson, Caldwell, Richland, Morehouse, Franklin, West Carroll, East Carroll, Madison and Tensas Parishes

Type of Program: Local

Sara Dickerson
Email: Sara.Dickerson@LA.GOV


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Region 9 – Washington, Saint Tammany, Saint Helena Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes

Type of Program: Local

Martha Hennegan
Maternal Child Health Coordinator
LA Dept. of Health, Bureau of Family Health
15481 W. Club Deluxe Road
Hammond, LA 70403
Phone: 985-543-4880
Fax: 985-543-4888
Email: Martha.Hennegan@la.gov

Program Description

Administration
The typical FIMR operates as a two tiered system, with a Community Review Team (CRT) and a separate Community Action Team (CAT). The CAT is often charged with taking the recommendations of the CRT and putting them into action. Does your FIMR use a two tiered system with a functioning CAT?
Yes

Teams
Is there coordination with other death review programs?
Yes-Child Death Review/Child Fatality Review
Yes-Maternal Mortality Review
No-Domestic Violence Fatality Review
No-Specialized review system for CPS
No-Citizen Review Panel
No-Suicide Review Panel
No-Homicide Review Panel
No-Other SIDS review

Is there coordination with a federal Healthy Start program?
No, there is no HS in my community or the nearby area

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Regional or multiple county reviews

What is the average number of cases reviewed by your FIMR team annually?
2 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
6 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
No

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No

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