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Time for a Truce: To Radically Improve Maternal Health Outcomes, We Must Embrace Coopetition Among Institutions and Innovators

The healthcare perils facing women in this country are unsustainable and unacceptable, specifically when it comes to giving birth. We’ve known this for years. As an industry, as a country, we’ve tried for years to change it. And we’ve yet to succeed. That's why it's time to call a truce on competition in favor of coopetition. Here's how healthcare institutions and innovators can work better together to improve maternal health outcomes.

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Improving Quality of Maternity Care for Medicaid Beneficiaries in Nevada – A New Partnership Offers Promise

A comprehensive, first-of-its-kind program in Nevada is deploying digital tools and health advocates to address a range of prenatal and maternal health needs. Learn how SilverSummit Healthplan is partnering with Wildflower and regional OB practices to transform maternal health delivery for Medicaid beneficiaries.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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