Welcome to the Women’s Health Consortium, an online resource for practicing ob/gyns who want to better understand issues around racial and gender disparities affecting themselves and their patients. Topics will be viewed through this lens and help educate OB/GYNs more fully around practice management issues, including payer disparities.
This consortium is built for you and will feature articles, podcasts, and video interviews with a variety of pre-eminent thought leaders in the field. It will provide resources to important information, along with access to forms on how to appeal insurance decisions - a tool that can help you as you help your patients.
Click here for articles, videos, and podcasts that cover current issues in gender and racial disparities, and payer disparities.
Click here for external resources, including current position statements from major associations on payer disparities.
This podcast highlights the effectiveness of co-testing as it pertains to cervical cancer screening.
“My research centers on examining the intersection of policy, health and economics. In no other area of medicine is policy as critical to health as ob/gyn. It is essential to understand how policy can promote health, or perpetuate reproductive health disparities,” said principal investigator Maria Rodriguez, MD, MPH, an associate professor of ob/gyn in the Section of Family Planning at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.
The Quest 2020 Health Trends Study® has revealed declining rates in gonorrhea and chlamydia screenings, while positive tests increased, an issue that needs urgent public health attention.
Host Scott Kober discusses the impact of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on women’s fertility with experts Jenell Coleman Fennell, MD, MPH, and Molly Quinn, MD.
A Quest Diagnostics 2020 retrospective, longitudinal Health Trends Study® adds to previous research that shows co-testing is more effective than single testing alone.
April is STI Awareness Month, and as such, we are focusing on testing and increase of STDs in the pandemic, especially how women and minorities are affected.
ACOG‘s Payment Advocacy and Policy Portal is a comprehensive practice management tool. After a one-time, FREE registration, ACOG Fellows, practice managers, and medical coders gain access to ACOG’s expert physicians and staff to assist with a variety of payer issues, telehealth billing and policy information, and other resources.View Now
Recognizing that race is a social construct, not biologically based, is important to understanding that racism, not race, impacts health care, health, and health outcomes.View Now
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