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Oct 27

Telehealth Panel Report Back: Telemedicine for Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

Telehealth–providing health care services and health education remotely through digital and communication technologies–has been thrusted into the mainstream during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly all primary care clinicians in the US (97%) were using some form of telemedicine with patients by April 2020 (2) and telemedicine now accounts for 15 to 20% of health care delivery.…

Aug 04

Meet Our Summer Interns!

Join us in welcoming our new summer interns, Hayley and Marho! Hayley Farless McMahon, Research Intern Hayley (she/her) is joining us as our Research Intern. Hayley is a Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is a proud first-generation college graduate with a degree in Cultural…

Jul 28

Telehealth Care for Medication Abortion 

Telehealth Care for Medication Abortion  During the COVID-19 pandemic, many health centers and clinicians rapidly transitioned and innovated in order to provide high-quality medication abortion care with minimal interpersonal interaction to protect against virus transmission. This involved forgoing ultrasound in patients without explicit need for it, counseling via telehealth, taking at-home pregnancy tests, offering remote…

Jul 20

Legal Round Up: What a Year! 

Legal Round Up: What a Year!  2021 is on track to be the worst legislative session for abortion restrictions in decades. Since January, 549 abortion restriction bills have been introduced in 47 states, and 69 of them have been enacted.  Worst of all, in May the Supreme Court announced it would hear Dobbs v. Jackson…

Jul 09

Our Team is Growing!

  Our Team is Growing!     The RHAP team keeps on growing! Meet our new Program Coordinator and Development Intern, Brandy and Piper!   Brandy Bautista, Program Coordinator  Brandy (she/her) joined us at the end of May as our Program Coordinator. Brandy graduated from California State University with a BA in Women and Gender Studies and has…