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Podcast Series: MFMs and AIM - Partners in Improving Maternal Health

Maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) subspecialists are leading efforts in states across the country to improve obstetric care and reduce inequities in maternal health outcomes. A tool in this work is implementing care bundles, which offer a standardized approach for delivering well-established, evidence-based practices for every patient, every time.

The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) is a national maternal safety and quality improvement initiative that supports state and community-based teams to implement AIM’s core patient safety bundles and then assess the resulting reduction in preventable maternal mortality and morbidity.

In this podcast series, MFMs involved in AIM introduce the program and its goals, share their experiences implementing AIM bundles, and highlight opportunities for MFMs to become leaders in the program. The series is hosted by patient advocate Bekah Bischoff, who infuses her experience and perspective throughout the episodes.

MFMs and AIM - Partners in Improving Maternal Health - Part 1: Program Overview
Recorded: March 2022
Description: Episode guests share the history of the AIM program, the program’s current activities and objectives, and how MFMs can become involved in AIM at the institutional and state level. 

MFMs and AIM - Partners in Improving Maternal Health - Part 2: Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy
Recorded: June 2022
Description: Guests give an overview of AIM’s Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy Bundle and describe one hospital system’s journey to implementation.

MFMs and AIM - Partners in Improving Maternal Health - Part 3: Obstetric Hemorrhage 
Recorded: June 2022
Description: Guests give an overview of AIM’s Obstetric Hemorrhage Bundle and share efforts to implement that bundle at an hospital in Texas. 


This podcast series is supported through an award from the AIM program. 

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