FIMR Spotlight – Nevada

Washoe County Health District FIMR Program

Type of Program: Local

Linda Gabor, MSN, RN
PHN Supervisor
Washoe County Health District
1001 East Ninth St., Building B. Rm 107
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-328-2477
Fax: 775-328-3751

Program Description

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?

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

What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Other catchment area data includes cases that are not Washoe County residents but receive medical services in Washoe County. Cases reviewed by CRT are all Washoe County residents

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

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?