Maternal Death Rate Lowered in California, But Racial Disparity Remains


This article tells the story of how the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative brought a diverse group of people together to address maternal mortality by increasing education around preeclampsia and hemorrhage. The group tracked data and used their breadth—from analysts to government to clinicians—to effect change at scale. Over six years, they cut the maternal mortality rate nearly in half in the state.

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