Question of the Week -- Will U.S. Hospitals Succeed in Lowering Maternal Mortality Rates for African-American Women?
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team
U.S. maternal mortality rates are dismal
. Sadly, unlike most health outcomes, this death rate is increasing
. This mortality rate is not evenly spread among U.S. citizens. African-American women face
a disproportionate risk during pregnancy and child birth, regardless
of wealth or education. For the past two decades, researchers have believed that this increased risk to...