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8/6/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech

Aug 6, 2021 12:00:00 PM / by The Babyscripts Team

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As the digital health app market continues to boom,  the industry sees big money acquisitions, and healthcare systems use new tools to improve health equity. Experts discuss the future of telehealth, and how apps should be regulated. New efforts to improve maternity outcomes in the U.S. include free postpartum nurse visits in one state. 

8/05, mHealthIntelligence: UnitedHealthcare Launches Maternal Remote Patient Monitoring Program in Tennessee

8/05, Medical Device Network: Digital health app market booming, finds IQVIA report

8/03, STAT News: Regulating digital health apps needs user-centered reform

8/02, Healthcare IT News: For telehealth, a hybrid future mixed with in-person care – and mobile devices

7/30, Contemporary Pediatrics: “First 1000 day” intervention improves newborn weight status

7/29, The New York Times: One State’s Approach to Maternal Deaths: Free Nurse Visits After Birth

7/28, Forbes: Amwell Acquires Two Digital Health Startups for $320 Million As Telehealth M&A Frenzy Continues

7/23, Healio News: Mothers with postpartum depression ‘highly vulnerable’ during pandemic