Implementing Preconception Health Care in Clinical Settings: A Case Study of Inter-Professional Discourse at an Academic Medical Center . Renaisa S. Anthony MD, MPH Deputy Director, Center for Reducing Health Disparities Assistant Professor, UNMC COPH (402) 559-5327
Renaisa S. Anthony MD, MPH
Deputy Director, Center for Reducing Health Disparities
Assistant Professor, UNMC COPH
June 13, 2011
UNMC (1 of 4 UN Campuses) 5 Colleges (M, N, D, PH, P)
1 School (AH)
Prevention is essential to improving reproductive and birth outcomes
Increasing Awareness is the first step to a thousand mile journey!
University of Nebraska Medical Center
EDUCATION: Increase Awareness of Life-course Perspective and Connection to Preconception Care
INCLUSIVITY: Get input and perspective from those that do the work
Participants: (UNMC, Creighton, Clarkson)
Medical Students: 16
Support Staff: 4
3 academic institutions representing 6 specialties
Medicine, Pediatrics, Ob/Gyn, Family Medicine, Psych, Public Health
YES….BILLING and REIMBURSEMENT IS AN ISSUE
BUT WHAT CAN WE DO DESPITE THIS REALITY?
“ I am being expected to do more and more with less and less. I am already maxed out!”
Progress in the Department of Ob/Gyn
pregnancy to occur?