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Improve maternal health outcomes by engaging community partners and connecting local resources

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AIM CCI has begun expanding from the pilot phase to national implementation and has introduced the AIM CCI model addressing maternal health and safety to 5 new communities over the past 6 months. Our new partners include Stuart, Florida; Lebanon, New Hampshire; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Williamsburg, South Carolina; and Norfolk, Virginia. During this next phase of expansion, we will now accept applications from Single-entity Organizations that seek to implement AIM CCI’s non-hospital maternal safety bundles through their internal QI processes, as well as continue to accept applications from Community Collaboratives that seek to establish a Local Maternal Safety Workgroup to implement the bundles across a network of both clinical and non-clinical community-based providers and social service organizations. All partners will have access to Technical Assistance from the AIM CCI national team to help you implement the bundles as well as contribute your community’s data to the national AIM CCI database. AIM CCI partners will receive financial support to implement the project at the community level. If you are interested in partnering with AIM CCI to implement Community Care bundles in your community, see the National Expansion Application.

Which AIM CCI Option is Right for Your Community?


Partnering with Communities

The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health—Community Care Initiative (AIM CCI) is a federally funded project focused on improving maternal health outcomes through the use of Maternal Safety Bundles in non-hospital settings. In a cooperative agreement with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the National Healthy Start Association, AIM CCI is partnering with community organizations in areas with high maternal mortality and morbidity. By leveraging the knowledge and reach of community organizations, together we seek to uncover, address, and overcome systemic inequities that lead to poor maternal health outcomes.


The Realities of Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in the U.S.

In the United States, many people may believe that severe health risks associated with pregnancy and childbirth are a thing of the distant past. However, the number of birthing persons who die or experience severe health problems as a result of pregnancy and childbirth has been rising over the last 30 years. For birthing persons of color, the negative outcomes are disproportionately high. The need for a new approach to address problems in maternal health care is clear.


Over 800 birthing persons

die due to complications from pregnancy & childbirth each year in the U.S.


Black & Native persons die at a rate 3 times higher

than White birthing persons


Approximately 80%

of these deaths are preventable

Collective Impact

Common Agenda

Shared Measurement

Mutually Reinforcing Activites

Continuous Communication

Backbone Support Organizations

Our Partner Organizations

AIM CCI is proud to partner with many national and local community organizations. These partners are helping provide insights, implement new practices, effect systemic change, and ultimately save lives.

Meet Our Partners

  • WIC
  • National Healthy Start Association
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • National Urban League
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics
  • March of Dimes
  • Head Start

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