News

Jul 12, 2015
This issue brief, developed by the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) in partnership with the Association of Maternal...
Jun 24, 2015
From OBGYN News:  A national group that includes ob.gyns., nurse-midwives, anesthesiologists, and other providers has released a safety bundle with 13 steps that hospitals can use to prevent, recognize, and better manage obstetric hemorrhage.
May 18, 2015
Maternal mortality rates rose markedly from 2002 to 2006 in California, prompting an in-depth maternal mortality review in a state which comprises one twelfth of the U.S. birth cohort. Cardiovascular disease has emerged as the leading cause of...
Apr 22, 2015
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, one of the largest and most respected facilities in Orange County, needed to move quickly. A big insurer had warned that its maternity costs were too high and it might be cut from the plan’s...
Apr 12, 2015
May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month and the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology highlighted some new research published by doctors and researchers at the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative that demonstrated that the majority of...