HIMSS Innovation Center partnered with OurHealthyCommunity.com and The Cleveland Foundation’s Ctrl + Alt + CLE initiative to raise awareness and look for digital health solutions regarding the current health crisis of infant mortality, especially among black mothers. In Ohio, black babies die at three times the rate as white babies. Even though it is in the presence of many medical powers, Ohio holds the second highest infant mortality rate in the country for black women. Local and national health stakeholders met in order to increase the momentum of this crisis by increasing education and seeking out practical technological solutions on August 24th at the Battle for Our Babies: Seeking Tech Solutions to Reduce Infant Mortality event.
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Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 08:30