Babyscripts Virtual Care Resource Center

The latest trends, insights, opportunities, and best practices in maternity care and digital health tech.

80% of Maternal Deaths Are Preventable, New Data Shows. Virtual Care Can Help.
80% of Maternal Deaths Are Preventable, New Data Shows. Virtual Care Can Help.
September 21, 2022

Newly released data from Maternal Mortality Review Committees in 36 states show that 80% of pregnancy-related deaths are...

09/16/22: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
09/16/22: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
September 16, 2022

In the news, rural health centers face closure in the midst of low population and reimbursement, but some are finding be...

6 Reasons Our Customers Choose Babyscripts
6 Reasons Our Customers Choose Babyscripts
September 15, 2022

Babyscripts has one of the most extensive provider networks in maternity care, and in the digital health industry. Here'...

Perinatal and Postpartum Screening for Mental Health: Benefits and Challenges
Perinatal and Postpartum Screening for Mental Health: Benefits and Challenges
September 8, 2022

The United States is undergoing a mental health crisis. Data shows that mental health concerns increased for the overall...

9/02/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
9/02/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
September 2, 2022

Federal support for maternal health services is ramping up in the wake of the release Biden/Harris Blueprint for Materna...

8/19/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
8/19/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
August 19, 2022

In the news, the White House and CMS are rolling out initiatives to address issues around maternal health, including acc...

Population Health is Key to Solving the Maternal Mortality Crisis
Population Health is Key to Solving the Maternal Mortality Crisis
August 17, 2022

The United States is in a maternal health crisis. With the worst maternal mortality outcomes among high-income countries...

8/05/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
8/05/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
August 5, 2022

As financial pressures and changing consumer expectations continue to affect the healthcare landscape, policy-makers and...

7/22/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
7/22/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
July 22, 2022

In the news, the personal tragedies of the maternal health landscape are on display in a new documentary by two fathers ...

How Remote Patient Monitoring Can Improve the Black Maternal Health Experience
How Remote Patient Monitoring Can Improve the Black Maternal Health Experience
July 20, 2022

Deidre Winzy entered her third pregnancy with a history of chronic hypertension, a condition that affects nine-percent o...

Empowering Female Leadership in Healthcare
Empowering Female Leadership in Healthcare
July 13, 2022

Meet Shellé Jones, passionate about positively impacting the lives of others and new EVP of Revenue at Babyscripts. Prio...

07/08/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
07/08/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
July 8, 2022

New data confirms what the industry suspected: social isolation, shortage of care providers, and other socio-economic fa...

06/24/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
06/24/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
June 24, 2022

Health systems and tech vendors are evolving strategies to adapt to the changing economic landscape -- technology will b...

HIMSS data reveals divergent priorities for health systems and tech vendors
HIMSS data reveals divergent priorities for health systems and tech vendors
June 23, 2022

A recent survey on RPM and care coordination conducted by HIMSS demonstrated critical gaps between health system expecta...

My son’s birth changed my life, and my work in maternity care.
My son’s birth changed my life, and my work in maternity care.
June 19, 2022

Fatherhood: the Great Disruptor. A year on from the birth of his first child, co-founder and CEO of Babyscripts Anish Se...

06/10/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
06/10/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
June 10, 2022

As inflation affects an already strained healthcare system, health systems and payers are looking for innovative ways to...

5/27/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
5/27/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
May 27, 2022

Health systems turn to digital health partnerships as they confront problems of labor and staff shortages, and the healt...

05/13/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
05/13/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
May 13, 2022

ACOG wraps up its Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, with a heavy focus on the benefits and downsides of technology...

New Babyscripts App Illustrations Promote Inclusion & Accessibility
New Babyscripts App Illustrations Promote Inclusion & Accessibility
May 4, 2022

In the latest of several enhancements to our product, Babyscripts myJourney is adding customized illustrations to modern...

04/29/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
04/29/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
April 29, 2022

As virtual solutions become a healthcare priority, the industry is seeking ways to refine the market, communicate value,...

The Future of Managed Care: Key Takeaways From the Medicaid Managed Care Summit
The Future of Managed Care: Key Takeaways From the Medicaid Managed Care Summit
April 28, 2022

Medicaid is the single largest source of health coverage in the United States, and the maternity population is no except...

Remote Monitoring Can Help A Texas-Sized Maternal Health Problem.
Remote Monitoring Can Help A Texas-Sized Maternal Health Problem.
April 20, 2022

In the state of Texas, black women account for 11% of live births, but 31% of maternal deaths. I recently attended the T...

04/15/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
04/15/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
April 15, 2022

During Black maternal health week, the industry takes a closer look at disparity of outcomes for BIPOC women across the ...

Integration is Key to Digital Health Adoption — Why is it Lagging?
Integration is Key to Digital Health Adoption — Why is it Lagging?
April 6, 2022

Integration and interoperability have been hot button topics in the digital health space for at least a decade, as indus...

04/01/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
04/01/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
April 1, 2022

In the news, discussions of access move beyond broadband to include incorporation of community resources and support. St...

Outcomes Show Babyscripts Drives Higher Compliance to Postpartum Care
Outcomes Show Babyscripts Drives Higher Compliance to Postpartum Care
March 31, 2022

Babyscripts recently celebrated one year of partnership with LCMC Health, a New Orleans-based, non-profit health system....

Babyscripts Focuses on Diversity & Accessibility in Latest App Refresh
Babyscripts Focuses on Diversity & Accessibility in Latest App Refresh
March 24, 2022

Babyscripts myJourney is bringing more resources to our patients and diversifying the user experience, and we want to sh...

3/18/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
3/18/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
March 18, 2022

Health systems are facing challenges from direct-to-consumer competitors while struggling under staff and physician shor...

Babyscripts Named Top 50 Remote Monitoring Companies in New Report
Babyscripts Named Top 50 Remote Monitoring Companies in New Report
March 17, 2022

Babyscripts was recognized as a Top 50 Company in remote monitoring upon conclusion of extensive research and company ou...

Keeping Patients Safe During Labor Shortages
Keeping Patients Safe During Labor Shortages
March 10, 2022

Throughout the pandemic, patient safety and security was a top concern as providers looked for ways to support patient h...

3/04/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
3/04/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
March 4, 2022

New data from the CDC concerning rising maternal mortality rates raises fresh concerns about equitable distribution of c...

Outcomes Data & Clinical Validation: Must-Haves for mHealth Tools
Outcomes Data & Clinical Validation: Must-Haves for mHealth Tools
February 24, 2022

The healthcare space is not a likely candidate for digital disruption. It’s highly regulated, and resists the rapid pace...

2/18/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
2/18/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
February 18, 2022

In the face of patient safety concerns and widening gaps in care, health systems are weighing digital health as a possib...

Labor Shortages Are Widening Maternity Care Deserts
Labor Shortages Are Widening Maternity Care Deserts
February 9, 2022

Pregnant and postpartum women in rural zipcodes are bearing the brunt of the most recent Covid surge and hospital staffi...

2/05/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
2/05/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
February 4, 2022

Digital health tools are increasingly dominating the market, prompting the industry to consider evaluative standards and...

3 Ways to Use Virtual Maternity Care to Support Providers in a Labor Shortage
3 Ways to Use Virtual Maternity Care to Support Providers in a Labor Shortage
January 25, 2022

Labor shortages are forcing hospitals across the country to suspend or shutter services, and L&D units and emergency...

1/21/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
1/21/2022: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
January 21, 2022

Hospitals are struggling to keep services open in the midst of labor shortages and are turning to telehealth and virtual...

Health Stakeholders Should Be Guiding Policy, and the White House Agrees
Health Stakeholders Should Be Guiding Policy, and the White House Agrees
January 13, 2022

Maternal health initiatives have been gaining traction on the national stage, and policy-makers are looking to innovator...

01/07/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
01/07/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
January 7, 2022

In the news, predictions of change to maternal health care in the new year. Retrospective analyses review the effect of ...

2021 Retrospective: Babyscripts Year in Review
2021 Retrospective: Babyscripts Year in Review
January 5, 2022

When the pandemic hit in March 2020, Babyscripts dug in. We narrowed focus, investing all of our attention and resources...

2021 in Review: Our Most Read Posts
2021 in Review: Our Most Read Posts
December 31, 2021

2021 in Review: Our Most Read Posts 2021 was one of milestones for Babyscripts. Not least among them was the evolution o...

12/28/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
12/28/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
December 28, 2021

As the healthcare industry heads into a new year, the industry predicts what lies ahead for investment, innovation, and ...

Dos and Don'ts for an In-Person Offsite (When You're Fully Remote)
Dos and Don'ts for an In-Person Offsite (When You're Fully Remote)
December 16, 2021

The Babyscripts team is fresh off the heels of a week-long, in-person company-wide summit. As a fully-remote company, we...

12/10/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
12/10/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
December 10, 2021

Maternal health got a national spotlight this week as Vice President Kamala Harris announced a federal plan to address m...

A New Solution for Comprehensive Blood Pressure Monitoring
A New Solution for Comprehensive Blood Pressure Monitoring
December 2, 2021

Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy are fast becoming the number one cause of maternal mortality and morbidity. These hy...

11/29/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
11/29/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
November 29, 2021

The March of Dimes' recent release of their annual Maternal and Infant Health Report Card, combined with the onset of wi...

Preterm Birth Is A Solvable Problem
Preterm Birth Is A Solvable Problem
November 18, 2021

With the recent release of the March of Dimes Maternal and Infant Health Report Card, preterm birth — and the egregious ...

11/16/21: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
11/16/21: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
November 16, 2021

Statistics continue to worsen around maternal and infant health in the U.S., spurred by the pandemic and health inequity...

10/29/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
10/29/2021: The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
October 29, 2021

In the news, physician and care team shortages are exacerbated by pandemic fatigue and vaccine mandates. New recommendat...

Four Ways to Foster an Innovation-Friendly Culture
Four Ways to Foster an Innovation-Friendly Culture
October 20, 2021

This month, Babyscripts closed the first round of our Series B funding raise. While other startups were forced to shutte...

10/15/2021: The State of Maternal Care and Digital Health
10/15/2021: The State of Maternal Care and Digital Health
October 15, 2021

Health equity remains a hot button issue in the maternal health space and is gaining ground in the public consciousness,...

Research Shows Benefits of Remote Weight Management in Pregnancy
Research Shows Benefits of Remote Weight Management in Pregnancy
October 7, 2021

New research from Babyscripts and the George Washington University confirms that technology is a successful mechanism fo...

10/01/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
10/01/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health
October 1, 2021

Health systems are facing new imperatives around virtual care in the face of post-pandemic shifts and new entrants into ...

Babyscripts Just Raised a Series B. Here's What That Means for Our Customers.
Babyscripts Just Raised a Series B. Here's What That Means for Our Customers.
September 21, 2021

A funding round is always a validation of value. With some of our current Babyscripts customers among the investors in o...

9/17/21 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
9/17/21 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
September 17, 2021

Digital health is gaining traction with legislative steam and government funding behind it, but as it becomes more accep...

Here's Why Insurance Plans are Tapping into Digital Health Ecosystems
Here's Why Insurance Plans are Tapping into Digital Health Ecosystems
September 8, 2021

Health insurance payers have realized that collaborating with the right technology vendors can improve engagement and he...

9/03/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
9/03/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
September 3, 2021

As the Biden administration announces a new office for Health Equity and Climate Change, questions of geographic, financ...

ACOG Releases New Pregnancy Prenatal Care Recommendations
ACOG Releases New Pregnancy Prenatal Care Recommendations
August 25, 2021

This month, the Green Journal published The Michigan Plan for Appropriate Tailored Health Care in Pregnancy Prenatal Car...

8/20/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
8/20/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
August 20, 2021

The convergence of a digital health boom and increased exposure of maternal health issues continues to raise questions a...

Bridging the U.S. Healthcare Divide: 3 Considerations for Innovators
Bridging the U.S. Healthcare Divide: 3 Considerations for Innovators
August 12, 2021

As the use of digital tools continues to gain ground and win champions in the healthcare space, the question of equity s...

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

As the digital health app market continues to boom,  the industry sees big money acquisitions, and healthcare systems us...

Four Ways to Create Culture in A Virtual Workspace
Four Ways to Create Culture in A Virtual Workspace
August 4, 2021

Back in 2005 — when the hashtag was still the pound sign and liking IPAs was still countercultural — Google debuted the ...

Blood pressure monitoring should be the standard for maternal healthcare.
Blood pressure monitoring should be the standard for maternal healthcare.
July 27, 2021

In our years of experience in the maternal health space, Babyscripts has found that blood pressure monitoring is the mos...

7/23/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
7/23/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
July 23, 2021

Studies have found that virtual care increases patient satisfaction, but questions remain about whether health systems a...

5 Reasons We Need to Expand Medicaid For Postpartum
5 Reasons We Need to Expand Medicaid For Postpartum
July 21, 2021

Medicaid covers nearly half of annual births in the U.S. Under the status quo, that coverage ends 60 days postpartum. As...

7/9/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
7/9/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
July 9, 2021

As investment into digital health continues to surge, the industry is discussing opportunities for using and improving t...

6/25/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
6/25/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
June 25, 2021

As more information is unveiled revealing the harmful effects of social healthcare disparities on minority groups, effor...

New HHS Laws Open Opportunities for Value Based Care
New HHS Laws Open Opportunities for Value Based Care
June 24, 2021

New HHS rules have been put in place to encourage collaboration and innovation between care providers, including provisi...

6/11/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
6/11/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
June 11, 2021

In the news, maternal mental health continues to show itself a massive casualty of the pandemic, and industry profession...

Can remote patient monitoring solve white coat syndrome?
Can remote patient monitoring solve white coat syndrome?
June 9, 2021

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is increasingly becoming an imperative for health systems, with unexpected benefits.   R...

5/27/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
5/27/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
May 28, 2021

Concern over the pandemic may be winding down, but the repercussions continue as healthcare professionals are focusing o...

5/14/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
5/14/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
May 14, 2021

As researchers learn more about the effects of lockdown, the industry is weighing the necessity and benefits of virtual ...

The Landscape of Maternal Health: Part II
The Landscape of Maternal Health: Part II
May 13, 2021

For Women’s Health Week, we’re releasing a two-part analysis of the current state of maternal health. Read Part I here. ...

The Landscape of Maternal Health: Part I
The Landscape of Maternal Health: Part I
May 12, 2021

To mark Women's Health Week, we're releasing a two-part analysis of the current state of maternal health. Stay tuned for...

Mental Illness is a Silent Pandemic: We Need To Be Talking About It
Mental Illness is a Silent Pandemic: We Need To Be Talking About It
May 5, 2021

In 2019, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported that 20% of adults were living with mental illness. In 2020, t...

4/30/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
4/30/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
April 30, 2021

As Covid wanes, lawmakers are considering permanent expansion of pandemic era reimbursement codes; and health systems fa...

What is Virtual Care? It’s More Than A Video Visit.
What is Virtual Care? It’s More Than A Video Visit.
April 29, 2021

The use of digital health technology skyrocketed during the pandemic, and the term “telehealth” followed the same trajec...

Black Maternal Health: Top Resources for Understanding, Empathy, and Activism
Black Maternal Health: Top Resources for Understanding, Empathy, and Activism
April 16, 2021

In honor of Black Maternal Health Week, we are slightly changing the format of our Friday news-roundup. This week, we've...

Black Mothers Are Dying in the US
Black Mothers Are Dying in the US
April 13, 2021

With an average of 20.1 maternal deaths/100k live births, the US is the most dangerous developed country in which to giv...

6 Reasons To Choose Babyscripts Over Epic
6 Reasons To Choose Babyscripts Over Epic
April 10, 2021

Epic is one of the highest consumer-rated EMRs on the market and remains one of the most popular choices for a system of...

4/2/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
4/2/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
April 2, 2021

After marking the first anniversary of Covid lockdowns and social distancing, questions about the sustainability, scalab...

Digital Point of Care: Getting the Payer Involved
Digital Point of Care: Getting the Payer Involved
March 31, 2021

It's no secret that reimbursement is a major barrier to deploying digital health. Providers know the value of solutions ...

Reducing Structural Inequities Through Technology
Reducing Structural Inequities Through Technology
March 24, 2021

The events of the previous year shed a much needed light on disparities in our healthcare system. Recently, we sat down ...

3/19/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
3/19/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
March 19, 2021

The passage of the Covid stimulus package extends support for maternal health and raises questions about government supp...

Babyscripts for the Women’s Health Service Line: A COVID-19 Case Study
Babyscripts for the Women’s Health Service Line: A COVID-19 Case Study
March 10, 2021

At the start of 2020, Indiana University Health formed a partnership with Babyscripts to deliver Virtual Maternity Care ...

3/5/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
3/5/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
March 5, 2021

In the news, focus on the neglected postpartum period sheds light on questions of maternal mental health, and new resear...

Health Equity in Obstetrics: Digital Health for Diverse Populations
Health Equity in Obstetrics: Digital Health for Diverse Populations
March 2, 2021

For some lucky people, the pandemic has been a period of minor inconveniences with silver linings: a time to learn how t...

The Truth About Maternity Care Deserts
The Truth About Maternity Care Deserts
February 23, 2021

The term “desert” calls to mind geographic isolation — a place far removed from society and economic infrastructure. And...

02/19/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
02/19/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
February 19, 2021

The Black Maternal Health Caucus unveiled the Momnibus Act last week, a legislative package of 12 standalone bills targe...

2/05/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
2/05/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
February 5, 2021

The effects of hypertension in pregnancy and its ongoing implications for women's health were under consideration this w...

On the Hill: What Maternal Health Can Expect from a New Administration
On the Hill: What Maternal Health Can Expect from a New Administration
February 3, 2021

The 116th Congress closed in January on a disappointing note for maternal health advocacy. Two maternal health bills tha...

Welcome to Paperless Prenatal Care: Let’s Go Digital.
Welcome to Paperless Prenatal Care: Let’s Go Digital.
February 2, 2021

  From the moment a woman realizes she’s pregnant, she is overwhelmed by the questions piling up inside her own head: “W...

3 Imperatives for Health Systems to Compete in a New Healthcare Landscape
3 Imperatives for Health Systems to Compete in a New Healthcare Landscape
January 25, 2021

Throughout this difficult year, we’ve been committed to helping our health system clients weather the challenges and thr...

01/22/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
01/22/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
January 22, 2021

As we welcome a new administration to the White House, the maternal health field is hopeful for a future where maternity...

The Postpartum Cliff and What We Are Doing About It: A Retrospective
The Postpartum Cliff and What We Are Doing About It: A Retrospective
January 20, 2021

As a new administration enters the White House, we're taking a step back to look at where we've come from and where we n...

2020 in Review: Our Most Read Posts
2020 in Review: Our Most Read Posts
January 12, 2021

Welcome to 2021, and the first birthday of our Virtual Care Resource Center. This year, we've used this blog as a place ...

01/08/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
01/08/2021 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
January 8, 2021

The new year has brought with it an onrush of predictions about digital health in 2021, while the new coronavirus vaccin...

A New Year's Reflection from the Babyscripts Founders
A New Year's Reflection from the Babyscripts Founders
January 5, 2021

If we played a word association game for 2020, we’d most likely elicit a string of strong negative terms. Chaos, confusi...

12/18/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
12/18/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
December 18, 2020

As digital health becomes standard in the delivery of care, industry leaders discuss concerns around interoperability an...

12/11/20 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
12/11/20 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
December 11, 2020

The new coronavirus vaccine has dominated the news cycle this week, with the maternal health community questioning its e...

Babyscripts and Client Satisfaction
Babyscripts and Client Satisfaction
December 9, 2020

This week, Babyscripts announced the completion of the first phase of the Strategic Partners Program - an investment rou...

12/3/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
12/3/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
December 4, 2020

In the news this week, industry professionals consider the role and reach of digital tools as they become a standard par...

Remote Monitoring for Maternal Mental Health
Remote Monitoring for Maternal Mental Health
November 24, 2020

Next week, Babyscripts announces their new product enhancement: remote monitoring for maternal health. In a webinar led ...

11/20/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
11/20/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
November 20, 2020

Mental health issues are on the rise in the midst of the pandemic, and now exacerbated by the onset of colder months and...

The Future of Obstetrics Is Virtual
The Future of Obstetrics Is Virtual
November 19, 2020

This week, Babyscripts hosted its 4th Annual Future of Obstetrics Conference, and like most things in 2020, it looked a ...

11/13/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
11/13/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
November 13, 2020

A constantly-evolving understanding of COVID-19 and its implications for pregnant women has kept the pandemic at the top...

Funding Babyscripts through the CARES Act
Funding Babyscripts through the CARES Act
November 11, 2020

As we’ve discussed at length on this blog and elsewhere, the silver lining to COVID-19 has been an increased awareness o...

11/6/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
11/6/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
November 6, 2020

In the news this week, the onset of colder months has raised concerns about an inevitable second pandemic wave, putting ...

Payers should be investing in digital health for care coordination
Payers should be investing in digital health for care coordination
November 3, 2020

Care silos have long been a headache for the healthcare industry. Fragmentation and interoperability across care provide...

10/30/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
10/30/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
October 30, 2020

In the news this week, industry professionals weigh the benefits and barriers of digital health and discuss opportunitie...

10/23/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
10/23/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
October 23, 2020

Virtual care dominated the news cycle this week, even as office visits rebound. Healthcare executives weigh the role of ...

Roche and Babyscripts Partner to Collaborate on Holistic Digital Health
Roche and Babyscripts Partner to Collaborate on Holistic Digital Health
October 21, 2020

Babyscripts is excited to announce a commercial partnership with Roche Diagnostics, a division of the world’s largest bi...

10/16/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
10/16/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
October 16, 2020

In the news this week, women are pushing through stigmas to speak up about the realities of miscarriage, loss, and depre...

Hypertension Control is a Public Health Priority
Hypertension Control is a Public Health Priority
October 15, 2020

In case you missed it: Last week, Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., issued a national Call to Action u...

10/8/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
10/8/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
October 9, 2020

In the news this week, industry leaders discuss reimbursement for digital tools and value-based care for telemedicine. Q...

10/2/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
10/2/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
October 2, 2020

In this week's news, new policies from the FDA mark strides toward a more comprehensive approach to digital health techn...

Creating an Equitable Path Forward: Maternal Health
Creating an Equitable Path Forward: Maternal Health
October 1, 2020

This week, Babyscripts joined innovators, providers, midwives, and other stakeholders in the maternal health space for a...

9/25/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
9/25/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
September 25, 2020

In this week's news, new policies and calls for Medicaid expansion are directed to helping address maternal health dispa...

Implementing Sustainable Virtual Care Models
Implementing Sustainable Virtual Care Models
September 24, 2020

Last week, we sat down with the team at Inception Health, the digital innovation arm of the Froedtert & The Medical ...

9/18/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
9/18/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
September 18, 2020

In the news this week, more research on the impact of COVID-19 and maternal health, including disturbing links between t...

Executive Spotlight: Meet President Juan Pablo Segura
Executive Spotlight: Meet President Juan Pablo Segura
September 17, 2020

This article is the first in a series to introduce readers to our team at Babyscripts. Juan Pablo Segura has come a long...

9/11/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
9/11/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
September 11, 2020

Juan Pablo Segura, co-founder and President of Babyscripts, testifies before the DC Council to advocate for the digital ...

9/4/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
9/4/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
September 4, 2020

In the news this week, advice for practices implementing virtual care solutions, insight into the future of digital heal...

Why Health Startups Should Be Lobbying: Accelerating Healthcare Transformation
Why Health Startups Should Be Lobbying: Accelerating Healthcare Transformation
September 3, 2020

One of the greatest challenges to healthcare transformation is the lack of financial incentives, and this barrier has on...

8/28/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
8/28/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
August 28, 2020

In the news this week, black breastfeeding week puts the spotlight on racial inequity in maternal health and the particu...

8/21/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
8/21/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
August 21, 2020

In the news this week, new statistics spark increased discussion on maternal mortality and the disproportionate affect o...

What Does a Comprehensive Digital Strategy Look Like?
What Does a Comprehensive Digital Strategy Look Like?
August 19, 2020

In the face of the urgent demands of the pandemic, aided by relaxed regulations and expanded reimbursement codes, many h...

8/14/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
8/14/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
August 14, 2020

Telehealth and its reimbursement continues to be a major topic in the healthtech space, as innovators present its benefi...

8/07/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
8/07/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
August 7, 2020

In the news this week, the pandemic continues to raise new questions: about the way we approach maternal health, how to ...

7/24/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
7/24/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
July 24, 2020

In the news this week, recent events have put a spotlight on the inequities in maternal healthcare. While new evidence s...

Innovative Solutions for Hypertension in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Innovative Solutions for Hypertension in Pregnancy and Postpartum
July 23, 2020

This month, Million Hearts 2022, an initiative that focuses on improving the nation’s cardiovascular health, hosted a fo...

7/17/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
7/17/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
July 17, 2020

In the news this week, providers and patients weigh in on the benefits of virtual care while policy-makers debate the fu...

3 Reasons Patients Love Virtual Care For COVID and Beyond
3 Reasons Patients Love Virtual Care For COVID and Beyond
July 15, 2020

In recent years, patients have become increasingly open to using digital tools for their health. They've come to expect ...

Welcome to the world, Babyscripts myJourney!
Welcome to the world, Babyscripts myJourney!
July 14, 2020

  It’s been a journey. Over the past year, since Babyscripts acquired iBirth, we’ve been working on a product that would...

7/11/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
7/11/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
July 10, 2020

In this week's news, the future of telehealth is still uncertain as reimbursement codes are rolled back post-COVID and p...

What to Do About Your Patient Backlog: A Post-Covid Perspective
What to Do About Your Patient Backlog: A Post-Covid Perspective
July 7, 2020

As the economy continues to emerge from social isolation, industries are evaluating the strength of their pandemic strat...

Innovation in Women's Health: A Tower Health Perspective
Innovation in Women's Health: A Tower Health Perspective
June 30, 2020

Reading Health, an early customer of Babyscripts, has long been committed to delivering cutting-edge innovation to its p...

6/26/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
6/26/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
June 26, 2020

As the use of telehealth continues to rise through and post-Covid, policy makers and healthcare systems consider implica...

6/19/20 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
6/19/20 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
June 19, 2020

In this week's news, policy makers weigh in on the future of reimbursement for telehealth, telemedicine, and other virtu...

Medicaid Innovation: Improving Access to Care Through Virtual Health
Medicaid Innovation: Improving Access to Care Through Virtual Health
June 15, 2020

Babyscripts was recently privileged to present our virtual maternity care solution at Adaptation Health’s first demo day...

6/12/20 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
6/12/20 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
June 12, 2020

The recent protests for racial justice and equality have put a much needed spotlight on the inequities that exist in our...

6/05/20 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
6/05/20 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
June 5, 2020

New expectations and standards for virtual care are being established as the healthcare marketplace emerges from pandemi...

5/29/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
5/29/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
May 29, 2020

As the phrase "new normal" fast becomes ubiquitous, every industry is determining what that looks like in their own spac...

5/22/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
5/22/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
May 22, 2020

In this week's news, state openings and concerns about resurgence of the coronavirus put pandemic strategies in the spot...

Domestic Violence during COVID-19: How Babyscripts is Responding to the Crisis
Domestic Violence during COVID-19: How Babyscripts is Responding to the Crisis
May 21, 2020

  “Stay home, stay safe” could be the bumper sticker for 2020 — but it’s very much a mantra for the privileged. For thou...

05/15/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
05/15/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
May 15, 2020

The future of telehealth and telemedicine continues to dominate the news cycle as practices begin to test their pandemic...

A Pandemic Forced Maternal Healthcare to Change— But It Was Already Changing
A Pandemic Forced Maternal Healthcare to Change— But It Was Already Changing
May 8, 2020

The New York Times published an article this week titled “Prenatal Care May Look Very Different After Coronavirus.” The ...

5/08/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
5/08/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
May 8, 2020

Coronavirus is pushing the racial disparities at the heart of the maternal health gap into the spotlight, as the challen...

5/01/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
5/01/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
May 1, 2020

As the economy cautiously emerges from social isolation, the healthcare industry is looking at a post-pandemic landscape...

4/24/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
4/24/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
April 24, 2020

As state and federal governments begin discussions on how to reopen the economy, practices are looking toward the future...

4/17/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
4/17/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
April 17, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate the news cycle, Black Maternal Health week serves as a reminder of a l...

CARES Act Funding and Support for Virtual Care
CARES Act Funding and Support for Virtual Care
April 15, 2020

Congress is expanding reimbursement for telehealth as virtual care becomes the new standard response to the demands of t...

4/10/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
4/10/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
April 10, 2020

In the news this week: The medical community continues to adapt to the demands of the coronavirus pandemic. Virtual care...

Virtual Maternity Care: A Complete Playbook
Virtual Maternity Care: A Complete Playbook
April 7, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is driving a need for virtual care, and subsequently posing a lot of logistical questions to he...

4/03/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
4/03/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
April 3, 2020

In the news this week: As the lack of information around the novel coronavirus and maternal health continues, providers ...

OB Virtual Care On the Front Lines of COVID-19
OB Virtual Care On the Front Lines of COVID-19
April 2, 2020

Interview with Mark Rosing, MD, MPH, FACOG, Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology, SBH Health System Dr. Mark Rosing rece...

Calculating new reimbursements for your practice
Calculating new reimbursements for your practice
March 31, 2020

As the nation learns to navigate the realities of a pandemic world, traditional healthcare structures are proving insuff...

3/27/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
3/27/2020 The State of Maternity Care and Digital Health Tech
March 27, 2020

Based on the conversations we are having with OBGYN practices, information being published in the media, and guidance de...

Educating Through Virtual Care in a Time of Crisis
Educating Through Virtual Care in a Time of Crisis
March 24, 2020

We fear what we don’t know, and the unknowns surrounding coronavirus are myriad. Lack of information on the nature of CO...

Up to Date Industry Guidance on COVID-19
Up to Date Industry Guidance on COVID-19
March 20, 2020

Due to the dynamic nature of COVID-19, best practices and protocols are changing every day. We've compiled a one-stop re...

3/20/2020 Weekly Roundup: Top Articles on COVID-19 and Pregnancy
3/20/2020 Weekly Roundup: Top Articles on COVID-19 and Pregnancy
March 20, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to dominate the news cycle, we're taking some time every week to highlight the most relevant artic...

Important Information on Reimbursement for Digital and Telehealth Services
Important Information on Reimbursement for Digital and Telehealth Services
March 20, 2020

ACOG has released new information on reimbursement for digital and telehealth services as both public and private health...

Disaster Response: Keeping Patients Up-To-Date Through Virtual Care
Disaster Response: Keeping Patients Up-To-Date Through Virtual Care
March 18, 2020

Originally published 3/6/2020 As Novel Coronavirus 2019 spreads in the US, the need to communicate accurate, up-to-date ...

Babyscripts Response to COVID-19
Babyscripts Response to COVID-19
March 18, 2020

In the wake of WHO declaring COVID-19 a global pandemic and the President announcing a national state of emergency, our ...

Babyscripts Integration FAQ
Babyscripts Integration FAQ
February 19, 2020

  In a field crowded with patient engagement apps, Babyscripts’ integration-first approach sets it apart from the compet...

The Future of Digital Health: A Look Forward at the Start of a New Year 2020
The Future of Digital Health: A Look Forward at the Start of a New Year 2020
January 21, 2020

The new year started with a bang for Babyscripts. We opened the decade with a new moonshot: eliminate maternal mortality...

Customer Spotlight: Scaling Babyscripts at Advocate Aurora Health (Part 2)
Customer Spotlight: Scaling Babyscripts at Advocate Aurora Health (Part 2)
January 8, 2020

  Integration First (and Other Keys to Implementation) Deploying a new software across a large health system can be a da...

Customer Spotlight: Advocate Aurora Health (Part 1)
Customer Spotlight: Advocate Aurora Health (Part 1)
January 8, 2020

  Collaboration has always been at the heart of our successes at Babyscripts. Learning from and leaning on the expertise...

Babyscripts 2019 Year in Review
December 17, 2019

Top 10 Newsworthy Moments of 2019 Mothers in the US Are Dying: What Are We Doing to Save Them?, Inter Press Service News...

Why Pregnancy? The Case for Obstetric Remote Patient Monitoring
Why Pregnancy? The Case for Obstetric Remote Patient Monitoring
November 26, 2019

  Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is fast becoming a standard of care across health systems, with 88% of providers inves...

National Midwifery Week 2019: Spotlight on Midwifery Care
National Midwifery Week 2019: Spotlight on Midwifery Care
October 28, 2019

National Midwifery Week (September 29 — October 5, 2019) was created by ACNM to celebrate and recognize midwives and mid...

Remote patient monitoring in women’s health
Remote patient monitoring in women’s health
September 24, 2019

Remote patient monitoring in women’s health Using technology to extend patient care outside the four walls of your pract...

What Women Want: How Women Choose Their Pregnancy Care
What Women Want: How Women Choose Their Pregnancy Care
September 19, 2019

  Women are the most active consumers of healthcare: 90% are the primary-healthcare decision makers in their families, 8...

The Role of the Social Worker in Managing Pregnancy Care for Medicaid
The Role of the Social Worker in Managing Pregnancy Care for Medicaid
August 16, 2019

  I have always been fascinated by medicine. From an early age, I dreamed about being a doctor or nurse, until a summer ...

What the British Can Teach Us About Pregnancy Care
What the British Can Teach Us About Pregnancy Care
July 12, 2019

  America may be the land of the free and the home of the brave, but with the highest rate of maternal mortality in the ...

What Do Patients Want to Know? Five Commonly Asked Questions About Babyscripts
What Do Patients Want to Know? Five Commonly Asked Questions About Babyscripts
June 6, 2019

A Patient Support Perspective from Emily Dell, Patient Success Manager @ Babyscripts Even though digital health has gain...