Maternal and Child Health

Sep 21, 2023
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today voted 14-7 to advance as amended to the full Senate the Bipartisan Primary Care and Health Workforce Expansion Act (S. 2840), legislation that would cut hospitals and health systems to fund community health centers and health care…
Sep 15, 2023
Our panel of physicians and nursing experts will share their experience to help you understand and achieve real-life utilization of: 1) decreased variation, 2) standard communication and simulation, and 3) front-line participation in quality improvement, and 4) organizational framework for quality…
Sep 12, 2023
The U.S. infant mortality rate was essentially unchanged in 2021, but the number of deaths rose 2% to 19,928, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Sept. 12
Sep 8, 2023
The National Student Advisory Council of Work2BeWell has created a State-by-State Mental Health Resource page which is designed to serve teens across the country as a hub for improving and maintaining mental health.
Sep 7, 2023
Based on an AHA-led discussion with hospital leaders, this resource shares strategies to foster equitable practices in maternal care at the patient and organizational level.
Sep 7, 2023
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends actions to improve access to pediatric subspecialty care
Sep 6, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sept. 5 alerted clinicians to a recent increase in respiratory syncytial virus in the Southeastern U.S., which could signal the beginning of 2023-2024 RSV season nationally.
Sep 1, 2023
Millions of women across the United States have no access to maternal health care, particularly in rural areas that lack obstetric services.
Sep 1, 2023
Maternal mortality rates continue to rise, especially among Black women. Inspired by an AHA dialogue on Examining Best Practices for Equitable Maternal Care, this new AHA resource highlights ways health care organizations can foster equitable practices in maternal care, individually and…
Aug 31, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sent to each state letters regarding compliance with federal requirements related to automatic eligibility renewals, known as “ex parte” renewals, under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.