In the news, the value of blood pressure monitoring in the prenatal and postpartum period is getting attention, as more data emerges around instances of blood pressure-related complications in the maternity period. Proposed changes to race/ethnicity data collection could be a breakthrough for achieving health equity, while RPM and telehealth may be a solution for continuing staffing challenges.

2/7, The New York Times: Frequent Blood Pressure Monitoring is Needed During and After Pregnancy

2/7, MedPage Today: Prenatal Screening to Expand to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

2/2, mHealth Intelligence: How One FQHC is Using Telehealth, RPM to Alleviate Staffing Challenges

1/31, KFF: Proposed Changes to Federal Standards for Collecting and Reporting Race/Ethnicity Data: What Are They and Why do they Matter?

1/30, Digital Health: With nurses striking, can digital health nursing solutions help hospitals?

1/30, Patient Engagement HIT: Do Patients Get Enough Education About Their Blood Pressure?

From Babyscripts:

1/31, Healthcare IT Today: Dramatically Improving Population Health Through Remote Patient Monitoring Data (Anish Sebastian)

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