80% of pregnancy-related deaths in U.S. are preventable, half occur after giving birth
- September 20, 2022
- Tim Bruckner, public health and CPIP, Healthline, Sept. 20, 2022
Tim Bruckner, a professor of public health from the University of California, Irvine, says that while the causes of these deaths are multifaceted and complex, new initiatives can help improve outcomes over time. … According to Bruckner, California health officials have already taken several steps to improve outcomes in pregnant people. They’re now using public health surveillance data to inform clinical changes and partnering with the private and public healthcare sectors to develop improvement projects to prevent pregnancy-related deaths.
For the full story, please visit https://www.healthline.com/health-news/80-of-pregnancy-related-deaths-in-u-s-are-preventable-half-occur-after-giving-birth.
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