Conducted by multiple stakeholders, this environmental scan describes the methodology and findings to identify definitions, risk factors, processes, and innovations relevant to maternal morbidity and mortality care delivery and measurement. […]
A collection of free-to-read articles describing research regarding and initiatives to aid with maternal morality and maternal health in the United States.
This paper provides a summary of recommendations that are essential in providing equitable clinical care to women of color.
This article provides a summary of four key strategies which can help those working in maternal and child health better address and respond to the effects of racism.
Practical and detailed discussion of the value of doulas and community-based care models for addressing maternal health and equity.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report on “current and potential future uses of SDOH-related data to improve health and health care and promote a Culture of Health.”
Open access article in the Journal for Women’s Health on the role of nurses around SDoH in maternity care.
Open access article in the NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery Journal that provides an overview of SDoH and health care system work in this area.
Open access article in the Annals of Internal Medicine on SDoH screening and management. Authors: Karina W. Davidson, PhD, MASc, Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, Chyke A. Doubeni, MD, […]
The immediate postpartum period is a favorable, safe, and effective time to provide long-acting reversible contraceptives, yet it is not available widely. We describe an innovative hospital-based approach to immediate […]
Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program (MCPAP) for Moms to build the capacity of frontline medical providers to address PMH conditions by providing education, consultation, and resources and referrals. MCPAP for […]
Identifying and describing common factors and best practices of rural clinician programs and hospital-based obstetric units in rural communities is important as rural hospitals continue to close their obstetric units […]
The coronavirus pandemic further emphasizes the need for a range of accessible, affordable options for pregnancy-related care and support. This report describes the role of community-based providers in addressing the […]
A regularly updated report designed for use by healthcare workers, policy makers and others on topics including: Prenatal Care, Triage and Testing Guidance for Facilities, Labor & Delivery, Postpartum Care […]
Analysis that explores what promising maternal care telehealth practices have emerged during the pandemic, what access and equity concerns surrounding maternal health have arisen in light of increased reliance on […]
Rigorous research conducted prior to the pandemic has shown that many of the policy changes spurred by COVID-19 can positively impact child and family wellbeing, and this brief highlights several […]
Playbook that focuses on the implementation of telehealth, defined as real-time audio/visual visits between a physician and patient. This Playbook is designed to support efficient, successful implementation, so physicians, care […]