Views Archive of: Maternity
Advancing Value-Based Care in Maternity - Best Practices for 2.0 Models via Becker's Webinar Featuring Atlantic Health System, Atlantic Medical Group and Wildflower
Earlier this year, the Health Transformation Consortium, a leading coalition of health systems in New Jersey, announced a statewide initiative to transform the delivery and financing of maternity care. Fast forward eight months, and this program is fully operational and already producing directional outcomes we can all learn from moving forward. A multi-stakeholder panel recently discussed this initiative in detail and shared key learnings and best practices during a live Becker’s webinar. Here are 10 top insights shared during the webinar.
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.
Value-Based Care is Currently a Boy’s Club. We Need to Make Sure Women Can Join the Party.
Value-based care is a compelling model for improving the delivery of women's health and addressing maternal health outcomes specifically. The problem is that value-based models are currently leaving a majority of women on the sidelines. What can we do to ensure more women are actively engaged via value-based care?
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.