Online Program

Health Services Research in Obstetrical and Well-Child Care

Monday, November 4, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session will provide important information regarding the trends, challneges and opportunities in providing high quality pregnancy and postpartum care.
Session Objectives: Describe the likelihood that high-risk postpartum women will receive counseling about birth spacing in the postpartum period. Discuss the relationship between non-medical methods of labor induction and labor pain management and the use of medical services during labor and delivery. Identify requirements and challenges associated with translating the Well-Visit Planner (WVP) into practice in today’s health care and research funding environment. Describe the particular challenges and opportunities facing rural hospitals in the provision of high quality maternity care.
Melanie Lutenbacher, PhD, MSN, FAAN
Kimberly Arcoleo, PhD, MPH and Lesley A. Cottrell, Ph.D.

Use of non-medical methods of labor induction and pain management among u.s. women   
Katy Kozhimannil, Ph.D., M.P.A., Pamela Jo Johnson, MPH, PhD, Laura Attanasio, MS, Dwenda Gjerdingen, M.D., M.S. and Patricia M. McGovern, PhD, MPH
Birth spacing: Are we missing a “teachable moment”?   
Allison S Bryant Mantha, MD, MPH, Ana Fernandez-Lamothe and Miriam Kuppermann, PhD, MPH
Well-visit planner 2.0: A 2012 REACH challenge runner-up shares lessons on translation into practice   
Christina Bethell, PhD, MBA, MPH, Judy Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN, Edward Schor, MD, Cynthia S. Minkovitz, MD,MPP, Caryn Snyder, MPH, Peter Fisher and Katherine Cox, MS, MBI
Rural-urban differences in obstetric care trends, 2002-2010   
Katy Kozhimannil, Ph.D., M.P.A., Peiyin Hung, Maeve McClellan, Michelle Casey, Shailendra Prasad, M.D. and Ira Moscovice, Ph.D.

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)