Provider and Patient Perspectives on Labor and Delivery Unit Closures in Rural New Hampshire
Explores how the closure of labor and delivery units in New Hampshire has impacted the providers and patients in the affected communities. Describes the top reasons for labor and delivery unit closures among five hospitals, staffing challenges, and the effect of closures on prenatal and postpartum care for women in the community. Presents recommendations to ensure access to safe and secure pregnancies and deliveries after closures.
Sarah Benatar, Stacey McMorrow, Timothy J. Fisher
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Maternal health and prenatal care · New Hampshire