1 in 9 publicly insured and 1 in 11 privately insured children received low-value care in 2014, researchers find.
Beata Mostafavi covers communications for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. She leads media relations and helps coordinate social media content related to children’s and women’s health topics. Prior to joining the U-M Health System in 2012, she spent 10 years as a journalist.
Despite an ACA mandate that large, employer-based health plans cover maternity care, some are shouldering more of the expenses tied to having a baby.
Diagnoses of mental health and substance use disorders associated with three times higher odds of overdose.
Study uncovers disparities in dangerous birth experiences between women living in rural and urban communities.
Major complications fall by 12%, time on a ventilator declines by 13% among children in the cardiac ICU at PC4 hospitals.
Chest tubes are necessary but painful for babies and children recovering from heart procedures. Doctors explore ways to remove the device earlier to improve families’ experiences and reduce time spent in the hospital.