Views Archive of: Digital Health
Risky Business – How Wildflower Finds and Supports High-Risk Pregnancies as a Critical Component of Value-Based Maternity Models
An important part of improving maternal health outcomes within a given population is being proactive and staying ahead of complications that can lead to worse, and more costly, outcomes for mom and baby. Traditional methods for stratifying risk in healthcare aren’t dynamic or comprehensive enough to ensure success. Here’s how Wildflower approaches risk stratification in maternity care, and what we’ve learned from our model.
Gaining Ground: How We Improve Maternity Care Access for Rural Medicaid Beneficiaries
In our latest ebook, we examine two major access issues for maternity care among rural Medicaid beneficiaries, and we explore solutions to address them. Learn how maternity care deserts and low reimbursement rates are negatively impacting care and the models required for positive change.
Putting Our Values in Value-Based Care: How Wildflower Is Approaching the Future of Women’s Health
As we celebrate Wildflower's 11th birthday, here's how we see the future of value-based maternity care, through the lens of our core values as a company.
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.