Annals of Internal Medicine: Telehealth Strategies for the Delivery of Maternal Health Care

Telehealth strategies to supplement or replace in-person maternity care may affect maternal health outcomes. The purpose of this rapid review was to evaluate the effectiveness and harms of telehealth strategies for maternal health care given the recent expansion of telehealth during the pandemic, and to produce an evidence map. The review found that replacing or supplementing in-person maternal care with telehealth generally results in similar, and sometimes better, clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction compared with in-person care. The effect on access, health equity, and harm is unclear.