Category: maternal mortality

What’s Actually Managed in Managed Care

Whenever I see or hear the term managed care, I cringe. Health maintenance organizations (HMOs), insurance companies, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and Medicaid are all examples of this type of health care delivery.

Introduction to Video Course on Childbirth

I am pleased to have this opportunity to talk with you about a topic which is in the news almost daily—the maternal death rate in the United States.

My video course on how to survive childbirth in now available..

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Learn How to Steer a Pregnancy

I considered a couple of specialties when I was in medical school, possibly ENT or peds. But I soon realized in my obstetrical rotation that one thing obstetrics had to offer that other specialties didn’t was that with pregnancy, the doctor and parents could aim for a particular outcome, a healthy baby.

Dr. Lindemann’s Podcast on Maternal Deaths in U.S.

Dr. Lindemann’s course on “How to Avoid Losing Your Life in Childbirth” will be available soon, but when Hamza Davis read about the upcoming video, he asked Dr. Lindemann to talk to his listeners about maternal death and comment on what we know about pregnancy and COVID-19.

Delay and Denial Cause Maternal Deaths

Each year an estimated 1200 women in the U.S. suffer complications during pregnancy or childbirth that prove fatal and 60,000 suffer consequences that are near-fatal….

Blood Pressure, Blood Loss, and Pre-Eclampsia in Pregnancy

USA Today has written a series of articles on the high rate of maternal deaths in the United States. In conjunction with this series, USA Today has produced a two-page check list Advocate for Yourself: Lifesaving Tips for a Safer Birth.

Some Maternal Mortality Solutions

Few times in our lives do we encounter better outcomes than we anticipate. I have been very fortunate in that when I was called upon to teach, I found I liked it much more than I ever thought I could.