The 2022 America’s Health Rankings Health of Women and Children Report is out! The report reveals that America’s women and children face a variety of challenges and barriers to well-being. These range from the circumstances that shape health — including one’s employment, education, neighborhood and family situation — to mental and behavioral health, to mortality. The pandemic may have contributed to or exacerbated many of these factors and underscored longstanding disparities and inequities in measures like maternal mortality and morbidity.
Dr. Danielle Madril, Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare, unpacks these findings.