Maternal Mortality Review Committees (MMRCs) are multidisciplinary committees that convene at the state or local level to comprehensively review deaths during or within a year of pregnancy (pregnancy-associated deaths). MMRCs have access to clinical and non-clinical information (e.g., vital records, medical records, social service records) to more fully understand the circumstances surrounding each death, determine
Introduction: Enhanced prenatal/postnatal care home visiting programs for Medicaid-insured women have significant positive impacts on care and health outcomes. However, enhanced prenatal care participation rates are typically low, enrolling <30% of eligible women. This study investigates the impacts of a population-based systems approach on timely enhanced prenatal care participation and other healthcare utilization.
Nearly 60 years ago, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. presented an unclouded vision, one that challenged U.S. society to pursue racial justice, at its roots. He called for the dismantling of systems that work to uphold inequity and injustice, as Black and Brown people could not, and still cannot, do this work alone.
Dr. Haywood L. Brown recently co-authored an article published in the Journal of the National Medical Association.