InnovationScripps, Microsoft Bring Digital Health to Bear on Pregnancy
The Scripps Research Digital Trials Center is partnering with a wide range of digital health companies and stakeholders in a...
Clinical CareNew Study Estimates the Costs of U.S. Maternal Morbidity
For nine common maternal morbidities in 2019, medical costs were estimated at more than $18 billion and nonmedical costs were...
Clinical CareTexas Providers See Increased Interest in Birth Control Since Near-Total Abortion Ban
Medical staffs are doubling down on educating patients about birth control.
StrategyHigh Court Hears Cases on Novel Texas Law, but Outcome May Not Affect Abortion Access
Supporters of the law have said it was specifically designed to prevent federal courts from blocking the law since no...
StrategyDemocrats Roll the Dice on Sweeping Abortion Rights Bill — Again
The question now, as it was then, is whether the legislation will help or hurt Democrats on one of the...
TelehealthTelemedicine Abortions Offer Cheaper Options but May Also Undermine Critical Clinics
Nonprofit Carafem delivers abortion pills to a patient's home after a telemedicine visit for $375 or less.
Clinical CareEffort to Limit Unnecessary C-Sections Making Strides
Cesarean section births can have dangerous complications such as hemorrhaging.
StrategyWith Restrictions Tightening Elsewhere, California Moves to Make Abortion Cheaper
State lawmakers are debating a bill to eliminate out-of-pocket expenses like copays and payments toward deductibles for abortions and related...
Clinical CareBlack Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID and 'Feel Cared For'
As the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare healthcare inequities, more Black women are looking to home birth.
Covid-19Agonizing Lag in Coronavirus Research Puts Pregnant Women and Babies at Risk
After months of asserting pregnant women were not at high risk for the coronavirus, the CDC recently released a study...
Clinical CareBorn Into a Pandemic: Virus Complicates Births for Moms and Babies
Across the U.S., COVID-19 is radically altering medical care, not only for vulnerable elders but also for pregnant women and...
Clinical CareTop 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2020
Missed and delayed diagnoses lead patient safety list developed by the ECRI Institute.