Journal Article
Commentary

What we can do about maternal mortality—and how to do it quickly.

Mann S, Hollier LM, McKay K, et al. The New England journal of medicine. 2018;379:1689-1691.

Maternal morbidity has received increasing attention as a patient safety issue. This commentary recommends four strategies for improving obstetrics safety: focusing on prevention of complications, using multidisciplinary huddles to enhance communication, employing simulation as a teamwork training model, and developing partnerships between hospitals to ensure the best care is available.