Women’s History Month celebrates the achievements and contributions of women across cultures. Studies show the pivotal role that female physicians and providers play in their patients’ care. We’re grateful for the opportunity to support female physicians and the excellent care they provide!
Studies show that a little over 66 percent of women aged 40 and older get regular mammograms. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we compiled resources to help physicians engage patients in their care.
Researchers estimate that waste accounts for nearly 25 percent of our ever-increasing national healthcare spending. What constitutes “waste” and how might bundled payments help to reduce it?
Cheryl A. Ferrier, MD, FACOG, highlights how “Femtech” tools like telehealth, remote patient monitoring, and patient portals can help moms during the “fourth trimester.”
How can women’s health providers enhance the patient experience and — in the process — advance value-based care?
From access to reliable transportation to pain management, the social determinants of health play a critical role in a woman’s access to high-quality care. Here are the top ways OB-GYNs can address the determinants in their communities.
Even though 69 percent of OB-GYNs are women, there is still a staggering pay gap in the profession. We’ve put together research and practice management tips to help women’s health providers close the gap.
Contrary to what analysts predicted years ago, value-based care has yet to overhaul the healthcare delivery system. Mark Cone, MD, examines how women’s health — an extremely overlooked area — is the perfect entry point to demonstrate value while improving the health of mothers and newborns. Learn how partnerships and innovative payment models can help patients and the industry alike!
Postpartum care — the “fourth trimester” — is too often overlooked and undervalued in women’s healthcare. In observation of National Women’s Health Week, we spoke with two OB-GYNs about the clinical and cultural changes needed to better support mothers and children.
In observance of National Women’s Health Week, we’re focusing on issues in healthcare that affect more than half the country’s population. Though the field has made huge gains recently, there are still hurdles. It’s difficult to disentangle these challenges from larger, systemic problems so pervasive in our society. Women wait longer in the ER before …