Research Alert: May 23, 2018

Webinar Recording Available: Diminishing Access to Rural Maternity Care and Associated Changes in Birth Location and Outcomes

This webinar, presented by Carrie Henning-Smith, PhD, MPH, MSW, Deputy Director of the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, described recent work from the Center on loss of hospital-based obstetric care in rural areas, including the overall change in availability of care and the county-level socio-demographic correlates of losing services. It also included information from a study published in JAMA in March 2018, describing changes in birth location and outcomes following obstetric services loss in rural areas.

Associated Briefs

Contact Information:

Brenda Haugen
Rural Health Research Gateway