Illinois recently released its Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Report. The report recommends, among other things, the establishment of maternal levels of care and clear policies within emergency departments to ensure pregnant and postpartum women consult with an obstetrical provider.
OBHG’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark Simon, and OBHG Illinois-based hospitalist, Dr. Nicolai Hinds, weighed in on this important topic in an article in Illinois’ The State Journal-Register. OBHG clinicians and leadership continue to take a special interest in the discussion on maternal mortality. To read the article by Drs. Simon and Hinds click here.