Improving the well-being of mothers, infants, and children is a vital public health initiative in the United States. Local health departments are designated agents for addressing maternal and child health outcomes. Klaiman and colleagues used a positive deviant (PD) framework in identifying the modifiable activities and approaches for LHDs that contribute to better MCH outcomes.
Smith SA, Preston MA, Wallace M. Editorial Comment: A Method for Identifying Positive Deviant Local Health Departments in Maternal and Child Health. Front Public Health Serv Syst Res