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HPIO fact sheet explores drivers of maternal health disparities, spotlights what works to address them

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has released a new fact sheet titled “Racial and geographic disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality.”

The fact sheet includes an analysis of the drivers of maternal morbidity and mortality in Ohio and descriptions of what works to reduce disparities.

“With collaboration from both public and private partners, it is possible to reduce severe maternal morbidity and mortality and improve health outcomes for Ohio mothers,” according to the fact sheet. “Policymakers and other stakeholders can implement evidence-based strategies to ensure that parents and babies in Ohio are healthy and thriving.”