Five Key Concerns of Medical Professionals Post-Roe
In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson, which overturned Roe v. Wade, state restrictions are colliding with clinical judgment in ways unfamiliar to many medical professionals. During a recent discussion with three prominent OB/GYNs about the pressure clinicians face, five top concerns emerged.
The Clinician Voice Post-Roe: Speaking Up for Standards of Care
The spillover effects of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision, which overturned Roe v. Wade, mean that many clinicians face uncertainty regarding which treatment practices are still legal in their state. Accordingly, they may be unsure how to communicate with patients, or uncertain regarding their role in their institution’s planning conversations.
The Physician Voice in the Post-Roe World
Ghazaleh Moayedi, DO, MPH, of Pegasus Health Justice Center, explains the importance of the physician voice following the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Increased Risks of Delayed Care Post-Roe: Clinician Perspectives
In the wake of the Dobbs decision, which overturned Roe v. Wade, rapid changes in hospital protocols have at times amplified confusion over what is legally allowed when responding to ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, or other obstetric complications. Clinicians in some states may feel pinned between their obligation to care for the patient and their obligation not to break the law.
Training Shortages Post-Roe: Medical Careers, Accreditation, and Patient Safety at Risk
The short-term disruptions faced by many medical professionals in the wake of the Dobbs decision, which overturned Roe v. Wade, have partially obscured a looming crisis in access to training.
Telehealth in the Post-Roe World: Physicians' Perspectives
Three prominent OB/GYNs discuss the potential benefits and limits of telemedicine in the post-Roe landscape: Sheila Dejbakhsh, MD, MPH, of Orange Coast Women’s Medical Group; Daniel Grossman, MD, Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, and Director of Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH); and Ghazaleh Moayedi, DO, MPH, of Pegasus Health Justice Center.
How Does the Overturn of Roe v. Wade Create Additional Healthcare Inequities?
Daniel Grossman, MD, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) Director, University of California, San Francisco discusses some of the ways the overturn of Roe v. Wade has created additional healthcare inequities.
Healthcare Inequities Post-Roe: Clinician Perspectives
Many states with abortion bans are also states with higher proportions of people of color, increasing the uneven impacts of the Dobbs decision, which overturned Roe v. Wade.
JAMA Study: Travel Time to Nearest U.S. Reproductive Center Post-Roe
A Journal of American Medicine Association (JAMA) Original Investigation analyzed travel time to the nearest abortion facility after the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court decision, finding estimated travel time was significantly greater in the post-Roe period.
Telemedicine and Patient Care Access: Challenges in the Post-Roe Landscape
Telemedicine offers the potential both to bridge geographic gaps and to increase access to in-clinic appointments for pregnant patients. However, varying state laws and patient disparities continue to provide challenges for physicians.
Treating Medical Emergencies in the Post-Roe Landscape
Ghazaleh Moayedi, DO, MPH, of Pegasus Health Justice Center, explains the challenges OB/GYNs face treating medical emergencies in the complex legal landscape following the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
November 2022 Reproductive Health-Related Ballot Measures
Ballot initiatives related to reproductive health appeared on the ballot in the November 2022 election in several states.
On-Demand Webinar: Navigating Healthcare in a Post-Roe World
Physician Perspective: What Challenges Will Healthcare Professionals Continue to Face Following the Overturn of Roe v. Wade?
Sheila Dejbakhsh, MD, MPH, offers her perspective on what the future holds for healthcare professionals and patients in response to the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, to let states determine access to reproductive healthcare.
Dobbs Decision Casts Shadow on Malpractice Insurance
Bob White, The Doctors Company President, speaks with Business Insurance on how the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn the 50-year-old Roe v. Wade ruling has created uncertainty for medical providers and medical malpractice insurers.