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A Labor of Love: Adopting an Unbiased Approach to Addressing Maternal and Newborn Care

Nov. 23, 2021 | Ellie Stang, MD, CEO

As the pandemic continues amidst a long road to recovery, we must take the opportunity to reframe the delivery of healthcare in the U.S. to effect meaningful change. By embracing antiracist ideas and policies, providers can actively challenge deeply rooted effects of racism and bias wherever they arise, whenever they are encountered.

Employee Benefits News

Putting families first: How employers can benefit from expanding maternal care

Oct. 4, 2021 | Ann Kent

The pandemic has underscored the significant challenges working families face, but many employers have failed to make long-term changes that will alleviate some of the burdens. If these companies don’t step up to better support these employees, it will come at a heavy cost.

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On becoming the City of Motherly Love

Sep 24, 2021 | Ellie Stang, MD, CEO

Despite representing only 43% of births in Philadelphia from 2013 – 2018, Black women accounted for 73% of the pregnancy-related deaths over that five-year period. As of 2018, Philly’s infant mortality rate (IMR) mirrored the magnitude of its maternal loss. That year, the rate was 8.1 deaths per 1,000 births, vastly exceeding the national average of 5.8.

Authority Magazine

Dr Ellen Stang of ProgenyHealth: In Light Of The Pandemic, Here Are The 5 Things We Need To Do To Improve The US Healthcare System

Sep 9, 2021 | An Interview With Luke Kervin

Mental health and physical health services are equally important and contribute to overall health and well-being. It is important to screen all caregivers for their mental well-being and moms in particular, for post-partum depression. Should there be any concerns identified, this will allow for timely interventions and support. Ensuring the mental and physical health of all moms and caregivers will allow them to be fully present and able to care for their children and families.

Health Professional Radio

Health Professional Radio Interview with Dr. Ellie Stang

July 8, 2021 | An Interview With Neil Howard

Dr. Ellie Stang, a board-certified pediatrician and founder and CEO of ProgenyHealth, a healthcare company that applies evidence-based care management solutions to improve outcomes for premature and medically complex newborns, discusses how American women die in childbirth at a higher rate than in any other developed country, social determinants of health (SDOH), and how payers can effectively manage high-cost scenarios that require specialized expertise.

March of Dimes

March of Dimes Welcomes Eight New Leaders to its National Board of Trustees to Fight for the Health of all Moms & Babies

July 7, 2021

Ellen (Ellie) Stang, MD is a board-certified pediatrician, and the founder, board member, and CEO of ProgenyHealth®, which addresses the need for improved care management and health outcomes for preterm and medically complex newborns.

Yahoo Finance

An Unfair Fight: How Race and Social Determinants Impact Maternal and Infant Health

June 17, 2021

ProgenyHealth, LLC, a provider of comprehensive NICU care management for premature and medically complex newborns, today announced the release of a special industry report detailing how race and social determinants impact maternal and infant health.

Ellen Stang Profile

The Association of Telecom, Mobility, and IT Management Professionals

Profile | Ellie Stang, MD, CEO

I knew I wanted to pursue a career in medicine from a very young age and was first exposed to HIT as a private practice physician. Our team used the EHR as an electronic repository and billing platform, but I saw the real power of technology when I moved into Medicaid managed care.

The Health Care Blog

Bias, Before First Breath

The Health Care Blog | Ellie Stang, MD, CEO

Becoming a new mother in America is more dangerous for some mothers than it should be. Each year, 700 women die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related causes in the United States, the highest number of any developed nation.

The Reaching Impact of Health Disparities

Managed Healthcare Executive

Managed care organizations must ensure that all of their members—including their youngest—receive the most equitable start in life. | Ellie Stang, MD, CEO

Despite great advances in the U.S. medical community, lack of health equity denies too many Americans the opportunity to have as healthy a lifestyle as possible. Before a baby’s very first breath, socioeconomic factors way beyond their control will play an irrevocable role in their long-term health and well-being.

Social Determinants of Health

American Journal of Public Health

Opportunities to Support Optimal Health for Children in Medicaid Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic | Linda Genen, MD, MPH, CMO

COVID-19 affects all segments of the population in the United States, including children, who experience physical, social, and emotional consequences from the pandemic.1 Given substantially higher rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths in low-income communities and communities of color, the disproportionate impact of social determinants may widen health disparities as a result of the pandemic.

Leslie Norwalk Market Watch

Former Leader of the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Joins ProgenyHealth Board

ProgenyHealth, LLC, provider of comprehensive NICU care management for premature and medically complex newborns, today announced the appointment of Leslie V. Norwalk to its board of managers.

This piece originally appeared on MarketWatch

Ellie Stang Forbes


The Sky is the Limit for EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women

Launched in 2008, the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women program has supported high-potential women entrepreneurs with know-how, connections, and community. Read the article here.

Ellen Stang Outcomes Rocket Podcast interview

Outcomes Rocket Podcast

Improving NICU Outcomes

Listen to Founder & CEO, Ellie Stang, discuss the past, present, and future of ProgenyHealth and share advice for fellow healthcare innovators and entrepreneurs.

Health Evolution Ellie Stang

Health Evolution Interview Series

Improving Health Infrastructure & Measuring Outcomes

Watch ProgenyHealth's Founder & CEO, Ellie Stang discuss how the industry can work to improve the health care infrastructure and the importance of selecting key outcomes to be measured.

A Healthy Dose Podcast Ellen Stang

A Healthy Dose Podcast

The Tireless, Yet Incredibly Rewarding Journey of a Healthcare Entrepreneur

Listen to Dr. Ellen Stang’s interview on this edition of the A Healthy Dose podcast, hosted by Stephen Kraus of Bessemer Venture Partners, as she discusses the origins of ProgenyHealth and the care management challenges inherent to NICU populations that the company is solving nationwide.

VA Premier Opts for Data Driven NICU CM

VA Premier Opts for Data-Driven NICU Case Management

Read the article published in Health Data Managment

Bloomberg CEO Insights Ellen Stang

Bloomberg Breakaway CEO Insights

Dr. Ellen Stang was recently interviewed for the Bloomberg Breakaway CEO Insights series.
Watch the video here.

Hidden victims of the opioid crisis

The Hidden Victims of the Opioid Crisis

Read Dr. Stang’s article published in Becker's Hospital Review.

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