Coalition Partners With Yelp In Effort To Decrease Unnecessary C-Sections
C-sections do come with some risk, and women will be able to see if their local hospitals has poor ratings for the procedure.
Yelp Adds C-Section Rates And Childbirth Data To Reviews Of California Hospitals
The San Francisco-based review site is now adding clinical data on C-sections, episiotomies, and breastfeeding rates to consumer reviews of California hospitals, so women can make more informed decisions about where they deliver. ... The reaction from the state’s hospital industry group was low-key. (Dembosky, 7/26)
After Rating Brunch Spots, You Can Yelp A Maternity Ward
A coalition seeking to drive down the rate of unnecessary Cesarean sections in California has teamed up with Yelp to give consumers the opportunity to see how often their local hospitals perform the procedure on women giving birth. The data became available on Yelp on Wednesday, along with statistics on episiotomies, how many new mothers leave the hospital breastfeeding their babies, and more. (Faust, 7/27)