posted on June 27, 2014 14:59
United Memorial Medical Center is participating in the Safe Motherhood effort.
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology introduced it to combat maternal mortality in New York State. Its goal is to save the lives of women faced with severe complications during childbirth.
The Empire State ranks 47th in the country in maternal mortality rate.
The program will provide maternal safety bundles with education videos, algorithms, checklists and other hands-on materials to help obstetric providers.