The March of Dimes released its 2022 Report Card, showing an increase in pre-term births and racial disparities. The report found that the U.S. preterm birth rate reached 10.5% of live births in 2021, marking a 4% increase from the previous year’s rate, and the highest rate since 2007. Infants born to Black and Native American moms are 62% more likely to be born preterm than those to white women, according to the report. Babies born to Asian/Pacific Islander moms have the lowest rate of preterm birth but saw the largest increase of all ethnic groups since the last report (from 8.7% to 9.5%).(Article here)
November 16, 2022
Wednesday, November 16, 2022: Inequities and SDOH
Jordana is the chief operating officer. In this role, she supports the firm’s daily operations, including financial management, business administration, communications, and human resources. She collaborates closely with the CEO and managing partners to design and implement policies and practices to help the firm shape a future system that actualizes a sustainable culture of health nationwide.