News Releases

  • August 8, 2018

    National Summit Outlines the Future of Obstetrics and Gynecology Education

  • August 7, 2018

    ACOG and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Working Together to Improve Maternal Outcomes in Texas

    Last week, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) completed the first site survey in Texas as part of an ongoing effort to improve maternal outcomes across the state, at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital located at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston. The site survey was designed to assess Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s compliance with Texas Administrative Code that requires all hospitals that provide maternal care to attain designations based on the level or complexity of maternal care they are able to provide to patients. The Texas legislation, passed in 2013, and the subsequently developed maternal designation rule, effective in March 2018, is one of many efforts to address maternal morbidity and mortality statewide. Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is first in Texas to participate in the verification program and complete a site survey and take an important first step toward achieving a level of care designation. 

  • August 1, 2018

    AIM Program Awarded Millions to Expand Efforts to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

    The funding will allow more hospitals across the country to adopt maternal safety practices or “bundles,” to learn how to effectively respond to common pregnancy-related conditions, such as hemorrhage and hypertension, to reverse the alarming increases in the U.S. maternal mortality rate over the past two decades.

  • July 16, 2018

    Top X on Title X

    Organizations representing over 700,000 women’s and adolescents’ health care providers oppose all efforts to limit medically accurate health care information available to patients and to exclude qualified providers from participation in the Title X program. For at least 10 reasons, HHS should rescind the proposed Title X rule:

  • June 11, 2018

    Joint Principles on Opioid Crisis Call for Comprehensive, Public Health Approach to Addiction Treatment

    Leaders of six medical organizations representing more than 560,000 physicians and medical students called on Congress today to adopt policies that recognize opioid use disorder (OUD) as a chronic disease of the brain that requires comprehensive treatment.

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