The report examines the federal role in addressing racial disparities in maternal health ...

US Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: Racial Disparities in Maternal Health – PRNewswire

The report examines the federal role in addressing racial disparities in maternal health of women in the United States. Tweet this "At the federal level," Norma V. Cantú, Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights notes, "efforts can be made to improve hospital quality, particularly for women of color if maternal health disparities are to be eliminated. Improvements in safety culture are linked with improved maternal health outcomes. One recommendation for improving safety in maternal healthcare is to implement standardized care practices across hospitals and health systems and to standardize data collection systems." The Commission held a public virtual …

 

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