Moving the Needle on Maternal Health: Updates on Federal and State Initiatives

DataSpeak Webinar Series

Moving the Needle on Maternal Health:
Updates on Federal and State Initiatives

Please join us on Tuesday, December 20, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) is pleased to announce an upcoming DataSpeak program on maternal health. This webinar will present an overview of maternal health and mortality data, with a focus on how this data is collected and defined, different measurement methods, and how federal and state stakeholders are working to improve maternal health.

Presentations will include:

  • William Callaghan, MD, MPH, Chief of Maternal and Infant Health in the Division of Reproductive Health at the CDC, will frame the issue of maternal health with current data on maternal mortality and morbidity, along with current definitional and measurement questions.

  • Elliott Main, MD, Medical Director of the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, will present on how the state of California addressed their worrying maternal mortality rate and achieved a significant reduction in maternal deaths through quality improvement.

  • Kimberly Sherman, MPH, Maternal and Women’s Health Lead for the Division of Healthy Start & Perinatal Services at MCHB, will provide an overview of HRSA’s maternal and women’s health initiatives, highlighting the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative and the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health, and discuss how maternal health leaders on the state and community levels can collaborate on these activities.
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