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Gina McCarthy reflects on progress 50 years after Cuyahoga River fire

Fifty years ago, Ohio’s Cuyahoga River was so polluted that it caught fire, becoming a powerful symbol for a U.S. public increasingly concerned about the environmental damage around them. This year, the state of Ohio deemed the river clean enough that its fish are safe to eat. That remarkable turnaround is part of a broader… Read More »

Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »

CHIME's Most Wired survey highlights progress, gaps in health IT adoption

Brief Published Nov. 2, 2018 Dive Brief: Interoperability is improving in healthcare, but providers still have a ways to go to achieve the kinds of operational and workflow efficiencies envisioned with health information technologies, according to an analysis of CHIME’s latest Most Wired survey. Nearly all organizations report at least 95% of their clinicians regularly… Read More »