Check out our insights on where digital health, value-based care and maternal health are headed and how the healthcare system can better support the evolving needs of families.
As Skepticism for Value-Based Care Increases, Here’s a Practical, Common Sense Case for a Value-Based Approach in Maternal Health
After years of relentless buzz and momentum, we are entering an age of skepticism for value-based care. But there is a solid, common sense case to be made for value-based models, particularly in maternal health. The time to move toward value is now.
One Patient’s Search for Equitable Care, and How We Can Collectively Support Advances in Maternal Health Equity for Women of Color
In this blog, you'll hear the story of one family's struggle to find equitable care during a high-risk pregnancy. The lessons learned from this experience are widely applicable for broadly and effecdtively addressing maternal health equity in the U.S.
No More Patience, No More Pilots. A Call to Action for How We Approach Maternal Health in the United States
The National Center for Health Statistics recently reported a 40 percent increase in maternal deaths in the U.S. in 2021. Wildflower founder Leah Sparks reflects on these heartbreaking results and issues a call to action to the healthcare industry to improve maternal health outcomes. The time for patience is over. Progress is no longer enough. What we need now is transformation.
Four Myths, One Truth and the Way Forward for Addressing Maternity Deserts with Technology: Highlights from an Expert Maternal Health Panel
During a recent webinar organized by Thinc, an expert panel dispelled myths and shared best practices for using technology to close gaps in maternity care access. Here's a summary of the session and a link to the full recording.
Can Health Advocates Positively Impact Maternal Health Outcomes? A New Role is Emerging as an Extension of Clinical Teams
Using health advocates to augment OB-GYN bandwidth is a growing strategy in the quest for improved maternal health outcomes. Here are keys to success for organizations who are considering using health advocates as an additional layer of support for women.
Overcoming SDoH Needs to Support Healthy Mothers and Babies: Key Priorities for the Future of Maternal Health
The recent Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB) 2023 Summit offered insights and opportunities for addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) as a key strategy for improving maternal and neonatal health outcomes. Here is a summary of themes and thoughts from the meeting.
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Wildflower Named Best Overall Women's Health Solution by MedTech Breakthrough Awards
Wildflower Health has been named Best Overall Women's Health Solution by the MedTech Breakthrough Awards. This awards program recognizes digital health and medical technology solutions that are driving innovation across the healthcare system.
May 3, 2023
Wildflower Founder Recognized by Rock Health as Digital Health Innovator
Wildflower Health founder and CEO, Leah Sparks, has been recognized as a Top 50 in Digital Health honoree. Each year, these awards are held by Rock Health to honor digital health leaders who are advancing the field.
April 25, 2023
Wildflower + HTC Launch Statewide Value-Based Maternity Care Model in New Jersey
Wildflower Health and Healthcare Transformation Consortium (HTC), a collaborative of independent health systems in New Jersey, have announced a groundbreaking partnership to launch a statewide value-based maternity care initiative that will transform the delivery and financing of maternity care. This initiative aims to serve as a national blueprint for value-based approaches in support of improved maternal health outcomes.
February 2, 2023
How Should We Transform the Delivery of Women's Health?
Wildflower CEO Leah Sparks offers strategies and insights for transforming care delivery and financial models within women's health via a byline article in MedCity News. Full article available below.
December 15, 2022