The proposal would create a committee to review cases and determine cause of death.
The 24th annual Indiana Youth Institute’s Kids Count Data Book was released Monday. The data tool measures the well-being of Hoosier children.
IU Health will continue to offer obstetrics services at IU Health Paoli Hospital, reversing an earlier decision that services would end in March.
The enhanced website from the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana focuses on four core health measures that many Hoosiers fall short on.
Indiana's infant mortality rate continues to rise and is linked to substance use disorders.
Indiana's infant mortality rate is higher than the national average, and parts of Allen County are home to the worst rates in the state.
Indiana has the 10th worst overall infant mortality rate in the nation.
The Indiana State Department of Health has identified addressing infant mortality as one of its highest priorities.
The state’s infant mortality rate was 7.1 in 2013, meaning, on average, a Hoosier infant dies every 13 hours. Comparatively, the national rate was 5.96.
Finland boasts one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world, but can the Finnish approach help Indiana lower its higher-than-average rate?