The state is working diligently to address its high rates of maternal mortality and morbidity. We explored both the related and associated challenges that are plaguing the state and what strategies are being taken to address them. Additional guest speaker included Amit Trivedi, MS, Sr. Director, Informatics & HIT Standards at @HIMSS who spoke on the importance of privacy and security in the management of maternal health data.
On May 17th, the MATCH Coalition’s Virtual Hill Briefing focused on measures necessary for the betterment of maternal health through digital and telecommunication technologies. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS United States Representative Robin Kelly with Dr. Nicole WIlliams followed by a roundtable discussion on “Overcoming Maternity Deserts: The Need for Equitable Broadband and Technology Access” with guests Mignon Clyburn, MLC Strategies and Former Commissioner, FCC; Dr. Cecilia Albaro, OSF Healthcare; Adimika Arthur, HealthTech 4 Medicaid; and Joe Cutrell, AT&T
As part of HIMSS/IHE’s Path to Production Series on Maternal Health Phase 2, David Gray, Director of Government Relations & Connected Health Policy at HIMSS and Co-Chair of the MATCH Coalition, presented a comprehensive overview of policies impacting maternal health care delivery services in the United States. WATCH THE REPLAY
In the U.S., nearly 70,000 women are injured or die each year due to pregnancy related complications. Studies show the clinical benefits of technology in preventing such tragedies. MATCH advocates for policies that enable the safe and equitable adoption of digital health solutions for maternal health and wellbeing.
Our members represent a diverse of stakeholders from across the health and life sciences community.
We are the leading advisor on the topic of digital health for maternal health, impacting policy, regulations, and practices.
We are improving healthcare conditions and outcomes for pregnant women through clinically appropriate applications of technology
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The primary goal of the MATCH Coalition is to inform key stakeholders and promote related policies, guidelines, and regulations that support the adoption and application of clinically appropriate technology for the betterment of antenatal, perinatal, and postpartum care outcomes by fostering activities in the areas of research, education, and innovation.