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Healthcare Strategies and Financing for Sustaining Innovation to Address Maternal Mortality

Telemedicine, or telehealth, which refers to the delivery of healthcare services through virtual methods, has been proposed as an innovative way to address disparities in maternal deaths (Weigel et al., 2020). The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecology (ACOG) recommends the use of telemedicine for pregnancy-related services as evidence shows improved patient engagement and similar …

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Impact of Technology Innovation on Maternal Health Outcomes for Native American Women in Arizona

Health policies can impact health through a number of intervening variables known as determinants of health. These factors include physical environments where people work and live, genetics and behavior choices, social factors including economic conditions, socioeconomic status, and race/ethnicity, as well as availability or access to health services (Longest, 2016). In particular, availability and access …

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Private Sector Influences on Maternal Health Outcomes for Native American Women

Along with public sector programs, private sector actors and initiatives can also have influential effects on individual and community health. Interventions that promote individual and community health can be implemented in private sectors through various organizations such as businesses, non-profit organizations, or places of worship (Longest, 2016). Professional and specialty organizations in particular are private …

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Influence of Public Sector Institutions and Policies on Maternal Health Outcomes

The term public sector refers to government shaped agencies, organizations, rules, and regulations. In particular, public sector health policies are governmental tactics used to influence the pursuit of health. Public sector health policies and programs can have widespread, positive effects on individual and community health (Longest, 2016). The government has enacted several public policies and …

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