As we enter the new year, leaders predict the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the healthcare industry in 2024. Stakeholders question the EHR's outsized role in patient care, and continue to grapple with the reality of racial disparities in maternal healthcare and its effect on outcomes. As the maternal health crisis becomes more acute, the industry considers how to respond, with some states expanding Medicaid services. 

1/12, STAT: New York’s new doula plan will cover services for anyone on Medicaid

1/11, Contemporary OB/GYN: Disparities in maternal health linked to severe maternal morbidity

1/11, The Guardian: Why are so many women dying during pregnancy and what can be done?

1/9, Modern Healthcare: Birthing ward closures raise alarms amid maternal mortality rates

1/7, The New York Times: Why New York Has Faltered in Making Childbirth Safer for Black Mothers

1/3, Route 50: States hope doulas can deliver better maternal health outcomes

1/2, Becker's Healthcare: 12 healthcare trends and issues we are following for 2024

🎙️ Podcasts we're listening to: 

1/8, Healthcare Strategies: Sharing Predictions for the Healthcare Industry in 2024

12/28, Relentless Health Value: When Patient Journeys Don’t Fit in the EHR, With Emily Kagan Trenchard

12/27, CareTalk: HealthBiz Brief: Differentiating From The Epic Standard w/ Amenities Health CEO, Aasim Saeed

 

 

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