This week's news roundup is all about the data; and the power of harnessing that data to make strategic decisions about prenatal care, predict future health, and reduce poor outcomes linked to emergency complications. Stakeholders discuss the importance of innovation for collecting that data and making patients more comfortable with their care experience in a post-Covid world, and CEO Anish Sebastian shares his key takeaways from the recent SMFM Annual Pregnancy Meeting.
2/15, Massachusetts General: Acceptability of Virtual Prenatal Care: Thinking Beyond the Pandemic
2/15, Stanford Medicine: Moms’ and babies’ medical data predicts prematurity complications, Stanford Medicine-led study shows
2/14, Scientific American: New Test Predicts a Life-Threatening Pregnancy Disorder
2/13, mHealth Intelligence: Telehealth Boosts Postpartum Visit Attendance Among Black Patients
2/13, MedPage Today: Lower Blood Pressure Better in Pregnancy With Diabetes
Maternal Health Hub: Lessons Learned from a Multi-Stakeholder Roundtable on Medicaid Maternity Strategies
ICYMI, from Babyscripts:
2/23, From Anish Sebastian: SMFM Annual Pregnancy Meeting is not your typical digital health conference. That's why I go.