Policy and Practice: Taking Action to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes
9AM PST / 10AM MST
Maternal mortality is unacceptably high across the globe with America having the worst maternal mortality rates in the developed world. Join this timely discussion on the importance of passing legislation to improve maternal health outcomes and expand access to telehealth to reduce maternal health disparities. With special remarks from Representative Alma Adams (D-NC), co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, and Representative Michael Burgess, MD (R-TX), member of the Black Maternal Health Caucus.
- Discuss causes of high maternal mortality rates
- Describe how current policymakers are improving maternal health outcomes
- Identify ways legislation is looking to expand access to telehealth