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Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Measurement Recommendations Report

Description
Provides an overview of two measurement frameworks, one for maternal morbidity and one for maternal mortality. Includes a list of short- and long-term recommendations for each measurement topic, which cover equitable treatment; timely access to treatment and services; follow-up and care coordination of care; protocols and guidelines; substance use disorders, mental health, and behavioral health; access to pain management and labor support; and patient- and family-reported outcomes and experiences of care. Discusses three potential, actionable measure concepts for maternal mortality.
Date
08/2021
Type
Document
Organization
National Quality Forum
Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Health disparities · Healthcare quality · Maternal health and prenatal care · Mortality · Policy · Women