Navigating Maternal Health Challenges

Submitted by james.sims on June 5, 2024 - 5:22 pm
The Economic Case for Investing in Maternal Health report cover.  Health practitioner in conversation with a pregnant woman.  Authors: Amir Masoud Forati, Maria Rodriguez-Alcala, William Trolinger, Romi Sigsworth, Dave Shideler, and Avery Nims.

A recently unveiled Maternal Health Report by Heartland Forward has shed light on the critical status of maternal health in four Heartland states: Arkansas, Mississippi, Ohio, and Louisiana. This groundbreaking report, titled "The Economic Case for Investing in Maternal Health," provides a thorough analysis of maternal health outcomes in these regions. It not only identifies areas of pressing need but also presents a strategic roadmap to improve maternal health outcomes.

Unlocking Ohio's Health Potential: How Collaborative Research is Transforming Health in Ohio's Communities

Submitted by james.sims on May 14, 2024 - 12:32 pm
Three mothers, each holding their baby on their lap, having a discussion.

Ohio stands at the forefront of innovative healthcare research, due in part to collaborative efforts within the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Three key entities— the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center (GRC), the Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics, and Systems Thinking in Health Services and Implementation Science Research (CATALYST), and Research Information Technology (RIT)—are driving transformative change in healthcare access, equity, and quality across Ohio's diverse communities.

Voices of Vision: Ohio's Health Leaders Unite

Submitted by james.sims on April 24, 2024 - 10:13 am
Dr. Liu, the new director of the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center, addressed the state's seven medical school Deans during their monthly meeting.

In a cozy room nestled on the 36th floor of the Huntington building, a group of medical school deans from Ohio’s seven colleges of medicine gathered for their monthly meeting. Joining them were esteemed guests, including state agency directors, government relations staff, and the newly appointed director of the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center, Dr. Gill Liu.