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6/19/20 Weekly Roundup: Top Articles This Week

Jun 19, 2020 9:46:54 AM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, In the News

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In this week's news, policy makers weigh in on the future of reimbursement for telehealth, telemedicine, and other virtual care strategies adopted during the coronavirus pandemic. Negotiations about reimbursement raise questions about health inequities and disparities in access to virtual care solutions, particularly for the Medicaid population. Plus, new research on the connection between social determinants of health and health outcomes and the meaning of virtual care for maternal health.

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Research and Innovation in Women’s Services: A Perspective from GW-MFA on Virtual Care, COVID-19 and Beyond

Jun 18, 2020 10:18:02 AM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, Clinical Guidance, Customer Story

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In these times of uncertainty and ever-evolving policies and practices, Babyscripts is committed to sharing the benefit of our long experience in the field of innovation, specifically virtual maternity care. We’re keeping our clients and others abreast of the latest in clinical guidance, best practices, market intelligence, and other topics through our virtual care resource center (subscribe here) as well as through a webinar series with some of our large health system partners (register for our June 24 webinar with Dr. Mark B. Woodland of Tower Health System).

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Medicaid Innovation: Improving Access to Care Through Virtual Health

Jun 15, 2020 10:04:23 AM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, Medicaid

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Babyscripts was recently privileged to present our virtual maternity care solution at Adaptation Health’s first demo day for Medicaid innovation, Responding to COVID-19 and Beyond

Part one of a three part series connecting Medicaid leaders with health innovators, this session focused on expanding access to maternity and behavioral care through virtual solutions for vulnerable populations. 

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6/05/20 Weekly Roundup: Top Articles This Week

Jun 5, 2020 11:46:02 AM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, In the News

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New expectations and standards for virtual care are being established as the healthcare marketplace emerges from pandemic conditions. Without the urgent need driven by COVID-19, questions about coverage and reimbursement for virtual care are halting the move toward standardization, and telehealth still faces barriers to wholesale adoption. Research and resources around COVID-19 continues for OB patients, reactivating GYN patients is proving challenging.

Plus, an ongoing series from Self covering the struggles of being black and pregnant in the US, and the public health crisis of black maternal mortality. Find it here.

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Interview with Sarah Carroll, Director of Medicaid Transformation Project at AVIA

May 26, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, Market Intelligence, COVID-19

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AVIA has always been a leader in the field of digital healthcare transformation, and Babyscripts has been privileged to partner with them both in a financial and innovative capacity for several years. As the nation’s leading digital health transformation partner, working with over 50 healthcare organizations, AVIA has a finger on the pulse of the digital health market — pre-, during, and post-Covid. 

President and Co-founder Juan Pablo Segura sat down with Sarah Carroll from AVIA to talk about the current landscape of virtual care. As the director of AVIA’s Medicaid Transformation Project, she has a unique insight into the role that virtual care will play for vulnerable populations, and what the future holds for health systems struggling to recuperate financial revenue lost through the pandemic. 

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Interview with Mira Ketzler, Senior Director, Women's Health Service Line, Advocate Aurora Health

May 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, COVID-19, Customer Story

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As the economy slowly reopens, health systems and OB-GYN practices are navigating questions around getting patients back into the office, and the future role of the virtual care solutions they've implemented during the pandemic. President Juan Pablo Segura sat down (virtually) with Mira Ketzler, the senior director of the women’s health service line for Advocate Aurora, to discuss the business implications of Covid-19 and what the future holds for health systems post-pandemic.

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A Pandemic Forced Maternal Healthcare to Change— But It Was Already Changing

May 8, 2020 10:43:59 AM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Remote Patient Monitoring, Virtual Care, COVID-19

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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. 

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Announcing Babyscripts myJourney, the newest generation of virtual maternity care.

May 4, 2020 1:12:54 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, COVID-19

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Babyscripts myJourney is the product of a year’s worth of close listening to our patients, our clients, IT teams, and others. We took their feedback and used it to create the best pregnancy solution for and with the community that we serve. As the coronavirus pandemic has shown us, the need for virtual maternity care is more pressing than ever, and we’re proud to offer our clients what we consider to be the best product on the market for delivering it.

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Interview with Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH, Chief Innovation Officer at Atlantic Health Systems

Apr 22, 2020 1:07:54 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, COVID-19

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Everyone in the digital health space seems to have a personal experience that drives them to the frontier of innovation. Dr. Sylvia Romm is no exception. After residency, she was working as a pediatric hospitalist, pregnant with her second child, and staring down the face of months of unpaid maternity leave.  She started looking for ways that she could keep seeing her patients from home, and that vision has brought her from the clinical world to digital health and the startup life and now to the innovation space. President and co-founder of Babyscripts, Juan Pablo Segura, (virtually) sat down with her to discuss her journey and vision, responses to coronavirus, her opinions about digital health in a post-pandemic world, and her own personal experience with COVID-19. 
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4/10/2020 Weekly Roundup: Top Articles This Week

Apr 10, 2020 1:18:13 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, Market Intelligence, COVID-19

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In the news this week: The medical community continues to adapt to the demands of the coronavirus pandemic. Virtual care solutions are on the front line of the outbreak, with some still holding reservations and others anticipating virtual care as the new standard. Plus, a new study on pregnancy and COVID-19.

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