Texas Hospitals Are Adopting New Routines To Curb Maternal Deaths

The plan’s first focus will be on hemorrhage, hypertension and opioid abuse.

By Ashley LopezJune 8, 2018 10:30 am| , , ,

From KUT:

Two-thirds of Texas hospitals offering maternity services are taking part in a statewide initiative aimed at reducing maternal mortality.

Texas health officials this week kicked off a project called “TexasAIM,” an effort to get hospitals to use a set of protocols referred to as “safety bundles.” The goal is to standardize how doctors in Texas deal with pregnant women who are at risk of common complications during pregnancy or shortly after giving birth.

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