Tag Archives: States

Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »

Leapfrog says 10 states have failing hospitals, calls for more accountability

Dive Brief: With the dust still settling on the midterm elections, Leapfrog’s fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grades show in-hospital errors, accidents, injuries and medical errors plague hospitals in both red and blue states. Of more than 2,600 hospitals assessed, 32% earned an A grade, 24% a B, 37% a C, 6% a D and just under 1% an… Read More »

Viewpoints: Parkland Students Denounce Lack Of Federal Gun Reforms; Time To Listen To The States Legalizing Cannabis

Editorial pages focus on these public health issues and others. The Washington Post: Since Parkland, We’ve Been Demanding Action. Now It’s Time To Join Us. On Feb. 14, our lives were forever changed by a gunman who killed 17 of our classmates and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. In just… Read More »