In the news, Black maternal health gets a tragic spotlight after the high profile death of Olympian Tori Bowie. Black women don't have the luxury to wait on changes in failing systems, they need the tools and information to advocate for themselves in the maternity journey now. Plus, declining in-hospital maternal deaths show that quality of care is improving, but rising birth complications emphasize the importance of support tools outside of in-office care.
6/30, The Commonwealth Fund: Why Culturally Competent Care for Women of Color Matters
6/29, EHR Intelligence: NIH Publishes HL7 FHIR Guide for Maternal Health Data Exchange
6/26, Newsweek: I Survived the Black Maternal Health Crisis. My Friend Didn't