Weekly Roundup 10.29 (1)

In the news, physician and care team shortages are exacerbated by pandemic fatigue and vaccine mandates. New recommendations for prenatal care suggest that some in-person visits can be eliminated with support from technology. Conversations around racial equity in maternity care continue on the Hill, and maternal mental health receives attention. 

 10/29, Psychiatric Times: The Unimaginable: Pregnancy and Infant Loss in Psychiatric Practice

10/28, The Hill: Congress can help save pregnant women and mothers of color

10/25, STAT News: For prenatal care, more doesn’t necessarily mean better

10/20, DCist: ‘We Are Literally Terrified Of Giving Birth’: The Road To Motherhood Is Different For Black Women Around D.C.

10/20, MedCity News: Digital identity vital to delivering on the promise of virtual care

10/20, Politico: Walkouts and strikes hit hospitals in pandemic hot spots

10/19, Health Payer Intelligence: Continuous Marketplace Coverage Led to Increased Prenatal Care Use

 

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