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.
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Last week, Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., issued a national Call to Action urging Americans to recognize and address hypertension control as a public health priority. The report summarizes the recent data on hypertensive disorders, identifies and promotes various strategies for improving outcomes, and provides recommendations for targeted areas of focus where resources are limited.
In this week's news, new policies and calls for Medicaid expansion are directed to helping address maternal health disparities, plus a new report from March of Dimes on the increasing problem of maternity care deserts. The industry considers the limits of telehealth and the need to enhance visits with remote patient monitoring.
Last week, we sat down with the team at Inception Health, the digital innovation arm of the Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin health network. Michael Anderes, Chief Innovation and Digital Officer, Froedtert Health and President, Inception Health; and Kelly Stevenson, Senior Manager, Inception Health, shared how they approach innovation to ensure that new digital health solutions are impactful and sustainable.
This month, Million Hearts 2022, an initiative that focuses on improving the nation’s cardiovascular health, hosted a forum to explore innovative solutions for hypertension in pregnancy and postpartum.
In recent years, patients have become increasingly open to using digital tools for their health. They've come to expect the same technological conveniences from their healthcare provider that permeate every other part of their day to day life.
As the economy continues to emerge from social isolation, industries are evaluating the strength of their pandemic strategies in a post-pandemic world.
It’s obvious that the path back to normal is a forward-looking one — systems have changed too much to fall back into their former lines, and the world’s massive inadequacy to manage a pandemic has shown that they shouldn’t.
The New York Times published an article this week titled “Prenatal Care May Look Very Different After Coronavirus.” The title is spot on. Coronavirus is forcing OB-GYNs to deliver care out of the clinic and into the home, and in the course of the transition providers have discovered a value in virtual care that extends far beyond the needs of a pandemic world.
ACOG has released new information on reimbursement for digital and telehealth services as both public and private health insurers have taken steps to increase access due to concern over the spread of COVID-19.