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Massachusetts Maternal Mortality Rates Rising: Opioid Abuse and Psychiatric Illness Play a Role

Pregnancy-associated mortality, defined as the death of a woman during pregnancy or within one year of the termination of pregnancy, is increasing in Massachusetts.  In 2012, there were 30.4 deaths/100,000 live births. In 2014, the rate increased by 33%, to 40.4 deaths per 100,000 live births. Because pregnancy-associated mortality rates have historically been relatively low… Read More »

Report: Massachusetts General Hospital Targeting Various Blockchain Use Cases

The Burlington, Vermont-based University of Vermont (UVM) Health Network was created in October 2011, when what was then known as Fletcher Allen Health (now the University of Vermont Health) in Burlington, Vermont, and Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, Vermont, signed an affiliation agreement. Six hospitals—the University of Vermont Medical Center, Alice Hyde Medical Center,… Read More »