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Quality maternal health care for all women is a growing concern, doulas help to make a positive difference
Rae Johnson-Bundy, CEO of DoulaRightThing and certified doula, Madhumitha Rajakittu – Pudupatti, certified doula and CEO of Guiding Hand Doula, and Dr. Sharee Livingston, Obstetrics and GynecologyChair at UPMC Lititz and co-founder of Diversifying Doulas Initiative, joins us to talk about maternal health care and how doulas are a vital part in making it better.
How can one protect themselves from Monkeypox and prevent transmission?
Now there’s a new virus on the scene, Monkeypox, that has caused the United States to have the largest outbreak in the world.
UPMC employees say silence on abortion puts hospital system ‘in danger of complicity’
They want UPMC to leverage its position as Pennsylvania’s largest nongovernmental employer to protect abortion access in the state.
More focus on mental health since the pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has only increased anxiety, stress, loneliness, panic attacks and more.
Autonomous robots used at UPMC and other hospitals are found to have been vulnerable to hackers
Autonomous robots made by a Pittsburgh-based company and deployed in hospitals across the country have been vulnerable to a slew of remote attacks
Facing staff shortages, UPMC triples pay for those who join its new travel nursing corps
Registered UPMC travel nurses and surgical techs will make $85 and $63 an hour, respectively.
UPMC officials say parents shouldn’t hesitate to get kids vaccinated
At a press conference on Friday, UPMC officials emphasized the benefits of vaccinations for younger kids. They were adamant that the real health risks come from people choosing not to get vaccinated.
High prices at UPMC’s flagship hospital don’t tell the whole story
Part of the reason that reliable data is hard to find is that the “official” or maximum cost for a medical service is rarely what ends up on the bill.