NIH OBSSR Director's Webinar: Quality of Care, Disparities, and the Healthcare Crisis for Moms and Babies of Color
Date and Time– July 20, 2021, 03:00 PM EDT
During this talk, Dr. Howell will describe the intertwined racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and infant mortality. She will introduce a framework that describes the complex web of factors that contribute to these disparities. The model also describes pathways linking hospital organization and quality to maternal and infant health disparities. Dr. Howell will also share her team's research findings on quality of care, disparities in severe maternal morbidity and very preterm morbidity and mortality in New York City hospitals. The presentation will discuss levers to reduce disparities.