FIMR Spotlight – Ohio

State Administration

Type of Program: State

Theresa Quaderer
CFR and FIMR Coordinator
Ohio Department of Health
246 North High Street, R&E 6th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-728-0773
Fax: 614-564-2442
Email: theresa.quaderer@odh.ohio.gov

Program Description

Administration

The state program is administered at the Ohio Department of Health, which supports local teams in the following counties:
Butler County
Cuyahoga County
Franklin County
Hamilton County
Lorain County
Lucas County
Mahoning County
Montgomery County
Stark County
Summit County

State 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

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Butler County

Type of Program: Local

Karen Carr RN
FIMR Coordinator
Butler County Health Department
301 S. 3rd St
Hamilton, OH 45011
Phone: 513-887-5250
Fax: 513-863-4391
Email: carrke@butlercountyohio.org

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

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Cuyahoga County

Type of Program: Local

Lorrie Considine
Program Manager
Cuyahoga County Board of Health
5550 Venture Drive
Parma, OH 44130
Phone: 216-201-2001 ext.1529
Fax: 216-676-1325
Email: lconsidine@ccbh.net

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 and there is 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?
6 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
6 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Franklin County

Type of Program: Local

Kemhorn Gentes
Franklin County FIMR Coordinator
Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Ave
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-645-6537
Fax: 614-645-6464
Email: kegentes@columbus.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
Yes-Other SIDS review

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

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Selects cases for review which fall within the “Maternal Health/Prematurity” and “Maternal Care” PPOR categories that have 3 or more risk factors (as reported on their vital statistics documentation).

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

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Hamilton County

Type of Program: Local

Thomas Boeshart
Senior Epidemiologist
Hamilton County Health Department
250 William Howard Taft Rd., 2nd Fl
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Phone: 513-946-7980
Fax: 513-946-74943
Email: thomas.boeshart@hamilton-co.org

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?
5 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths
12 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Lorain County

Type of Program: Local

Susan Thomas-Young
Lorain County General Health District
9880 S. Murray Ridge Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: 440-284-3272
Fax: 440-322-0911
Email: syoung@loraincountyhealth.com

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?
No

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

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Lucas County

Type of Program: Local

Tanika Carter
FIMR Coordinator (and Epidemiologist and abstractor)
Toledo-Lucas County Health Department
635 North Erie Street
Toledo, OH 43604
Phone: 419-213-4274
Fax: 419-213-4017
Email: cartert@co.lucas.oh.us

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 and there is 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?
20 #Stillbirths/Fetal Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
No

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No


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Mahoning County

Type of Program: Local

Tracy Styka
FIMR/CFR Coordinator
Mahoning County District Board of Health
50 Westchester Drive
Youngstown, OH 44515
Phone: 330-270-2855 x109
Fax: 330-270-0625
Email: tstyka@mahoninghealth.org

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?
Reviews residents of a county

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

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Montgomery County

Type of Program: Local
Tiffany Terry
FIMR Project Manager
Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County
1320 E. Fifth Street
Dayton, OH
Phone: 937.225.6355
Fax: 937.660.9511
Email: tterry@phdmc.org

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?
No-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 and there is coordination

Reviews
What is the catchment area for your FIMR program?
Reviews residents of certain zip codes

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

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
Yes

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Stark County FIMR Board

Type of Program: Local

Annie Butusov
FIMR Board Coordinator/MCH Epidemiologist
Canton City Health District
420 Market Ave. North
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: 234-410-3087
Fax:
Email: abutusov@cantonhealth.org

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?
No-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?

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?
40 #Infant Deaths

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
Yes


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Summit County

Type of Program: Local

Sandy Waino
Summit County FIMR Coordinator
Summit County Public Health
1867 W. Market Street
Akron, OH 44313
Phone: 330-926-5754
Fax: 330-923-6370
Email: swaino@schd.org

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?data

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?
Reviews residents of a county

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

Do the cases reviewed include a Maternal Interview?
No

Annual Report
Is an Annual Report produced?
No
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