Maternal mental health is in the news as the FDA approves a new pill to treat postpartum depression, prompting discussion about benefits and caveats. Maternal mortality is the subject of a new documentary, while the emotional toll of motherhood in America gets coverage from the Wall Street Journal. The importance of the patient experience beyond the hospital environment is explored in a Healthcare IT Today podcast episode, and industry leaders consider patient engagement's role in the success of value-based care.

8/10, Scientific American: Racism in Health: The Roots of the U.S. Black Maternal Mortality Crisis

8/10, CVS Health: CVS Health Foundation awards $6.6 million in grants to improve maternal health outcomes

8/10, NPR: What we know — and don't know — about the FDA-approved postpartum depression pill

8/9, Medscape: Experts Highlight Benefits and Offer Caveats for First Postpartum Depression Pill

8/9, Forbes: Women Suffering Postpartum Depression Finally Have Government Support And A New Pill

8/8, HuffPost: Maternal Mortality Is Spiking At An Alarming Rate. A New Documentary Uncovers Why.

8/7, Healthcare IT Today | Podcast: Patient Experience – Outside the Four Walls of the Hospital

Sneak peak into a great conversation, featuring a Babyscripts shoutout!

 

8/4, Managed Healthcare Executive: Patient Engagement: A Key Element for Success in Value-Based Care

8/3, The Wall Street Journal: The Tragedy of Being a New Mom in America

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