As more information is unveiled revealing the harmful effects of social healthcare disparities on minority groups, efforts are being made to find solutions. New strategies in the digital health space include an emerging government-backed tech program. The industry delves into trends around worsening pregnancy outcomes and increasing risk.
In 2019, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported that 20% of adults were living with mental illness. In 2020, that percentage doubled.
Keep in mind, these statistics rely on people with mental health disorders submitting themselves for diagnosis or self-reporting their illness. Due in part to the stigma that continues to surround mental health, there is a high likelihood that these rates are in actuality much higher than reported.
Next week, Babyscripts announces their new product enhancement: remote monitoring for maternal health. In a webinar led by Anish Sebastian, CEO and co-founder of Babyscripts, participants will be introduced to the mental health issues facing mothers today, and the value of technology for managing mental health in pregnancy, postpartum and beyond.