The BOI interactive dashboard provides users with an instant visual representation of the statewide maternal and birth outcomes metrics – across payment, individual, facility-level, and geographical characteristics. Users can filter, print, and share these data. By connecting data to quality improvement information, the dashboard is a tool that facilitates data-driven collaborative decisions to improve the clinical outcomes of mothers and babies in SC.
Improving labor and delivery
Maternal health delivery characteristics and labor & delivery outcomes.
Addressing prematurity, low birthweight, and newborn care
Newborn health birth characteristics and newborn outcomes.
Promoting consistent and safe maternal care
Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health information and several maternal morbidity outcomes.
A summary of state-level information including maternal and newborn characteristics and quality measures. This includes characteristics including plurality, parity, maternal age, race, and residence, as well as SC BOI outcome measures.
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This South Carolina Birth Outcomes Initiative (SC BOI) Interactive Report was developed under contract with the South Carolina Department of Health & Human Services by the University of South Carolina Institute for Families in Society (IFS). We wish to acknowledge the valuable contributions made by IFS Maternal and Child Health, Statistics, GIS, Data Science, and Information Design staff members in the development of this product.
The authors would also like to acknowledge Chris Finney, MS, Program Manager, SC Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office, Health and Demographics Division, for providing USC IFS with the data used to calculate the findings in this report and Aunyika Moonan, PhD, CPHQ, Executive Director, Data & Measurement, South Carolina Hospital Association, for her support in communicating with birthing facilities.
This geographic data visualization explores the women of child bearing age population in South Carolina and their access to delivery sites using a map interface. The application allows users to zoom in to areas of interest and draw bounding shapes to see statistics for specific regions and neighborhoods. (Please view this mapping application on a desktop).