Maternal and Child Health

Dec 5, 2022
The House Friday voted 390-26 to approve bipartisan legislation (H.R.8876) that would reauthorize the federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program and double annual funding for the program to $800 million over five years. The Ways and Means Committee advanced the legislation…
Dec 2, 2022
The Health Resources and Services Administration has released Maternity Care Target Area weighted scores for Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas experiencing a shortage of maternity health care professionals.
Nov 29, 2022
As the chief academic teaching hospital of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Temple University Hospital (TUH) provides medical education to the next generation of physicians and biomedical scientists, while also serving the broader Philadelphia community through over 600,000…
Nov 23, 2022
Rady Children’s leaders in 2015 set forth a strategic plan to transform mental health by treating the whole child, integrating physical and behavioral health. Leaders also met informally with a group of 20 local health academics, pediatricians, psychologists, social workers and other community…
Nov 23, 2022
To better meet the needs of their community Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) engaged in an initiative to transform pediatric mental health services through dedication and partnerships.
Nov 22, 2022
Howard University Hospital (HUH) is one of America's most historic hospitals. The hospital was the first of its kind to aid in the medical treatment of formerly enslaved persons and African American servicemen returning from the Civil War.
Nov 8, 2022
Memora Health, which focuses on virtual care delivery and complex care management, hopes the initiative will reduce the burden on clinical and administrative teams at Mayo Clinic and extend the relationship between care teams and new mothers. Memora’s care programs digitize workflows and patient…
Nov 2, 2022
Valleywise Health – formerly known as Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) – has been caring for families and communities in the Phoenix area for more than 140 years. Established in 1877, Valleywise Health provides quality care to the people of Maricopa County in south-central Arizona and…
Oct 27, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday approved state plan amendments allowing Georgia and Pennsylvania to extend postpartum coverage from 60 days to 12 months after pregnancy for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollees under the American Rescue Plan Act.
Oct 21, 2022
In recognition of National Women’s Blood Pressure Awareness Week, Oct. 17-23, Shanna Cox, associate director for science at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the increase in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and how the CDC’s Hear Her campaign resources can help hospitals…