Study: Replacing usual maternal care with telehealth produces similar outcomes

Patients who received maternal care through telehealth had similar, and occasionally better, outcomes than those who received in-person care only, according to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Maternal mortality, morbidity and near misses “are unacceptably high” in the United States, “despite exceedingly high costs,” Amy G. Cantor, MD, MPH, a family physician who specializes in primary care for women at the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center in Portland, Oregon, and colleagues wrote. The numbers only worsened during the pandemic, with

Patients who received maternal care through telehealth had similar, and occasionally better, outcomes than those who received in-person care only, according to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Maternal mortality, morbidity and near misses “are unacceptably high” in the United States, “despite exceedingly high costs,” Amy G. Cantor, MD, MPH, a family physician who specializes in primary care for women at the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center in Portland, Oregon, and colleagues wrote. The numbers only worsened during the pandemic, with