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By Derek Feeley | Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
More than 700 women die each year in the US because of pregnancy or delivery complications. Despite these appalling numbers, there aren't enough health care leaders making maternal health and maternal mortality a top priority.

 

Tag(s): Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations, Maternal and Child Health
By Kimberlydawn Wisdom | Thursday, May 23, 2019
How can we eliminate inequities in maternal health? One health care leader offers her advice and describes what many people may not know about why African American women are much more likely to have a poor birth outcome than white women.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations
By IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Despite advances in HIV treatment, challenges persist in connecting children and adolescents to care and support. Dr. Carol Tait of the Paediatric and Adolescent Scale-Up Project explains how a collaboration with multiple hospitals fostered new relationships, mutual learning, and better care.

 

Tag(s): Africa, Perinatal Care, Maternal and Child Health, Quality Improvement
By Neel Shah | Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
The rate of deaths and complications from childbirth has grown at an alarming rate in the US in the past 20 years. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, talks about how systemic problems are failing pregnant women, their families, and their care providers.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations, Bundles
By Neel Shah | Thursday, Mar 14, 2019
Many false assumptions persist about the alarming rise in deaths and complications from childbirth in the US. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, dispels the myths and explains some of the hard truths about why women in the US are 50 percent more likely to die in childbirth than their own mothers.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations
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