Los Angeles–(business telegram)–Mahmi, a maternal healthcare company dedicated to improving health equity and empowering all families with holistic care throughout pregnancy and the postpartum journey, today announced that it has signed Dr. Amanda P. Williams, MD , MPH, has appointed FACOG as its inaugural. medical director. Doctor. Williams is an accomplished leader in maternal health care with deep experience in redesigning health care delivery to address racial disparities.
Dr. Williams serves as the Clinical Innovation Advisor for the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative and serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Stanford University School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Prior to joining Mahmee, Dr. Williams served as director of maternity services at Kaiser Permanente East Bay, where she implemented numerous quality improvement projects and maintained a high standard of clinical care. Additionally, she oversaw maternity continuity for chiefs of OBGYNs at Kaiser’s 15 medical centers in Northern California, creating a new approach to prenatal and postpartum care that integrates virtual visits and addresses physicians’ inherent biases. Builds tools to overcome.
A visionary on maternal health care, Dr. Williams has dedicated her work to improving care delivery. She has served on several state and national committees, such as the California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review Committee and the National Quality Forum Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Working Group.
Dr. Williams will lead Mahmee’s clinical programming to better support mothers and people who give birth while fostering institutional partnerships with academic medical centers, health systems and payers. Dr. Williams’ first external presentation representing Mahmi will be during the “Future of the Maternal Care Summit” in San Francisco, January 25-26. She will speak on reimagining virtual care to facilitate community connection and address maternal health disparities.
“I am thrilled for this opportunity to lead one of the most ambitious programs in the maternal health care ecosystem,” said Dr. Williams. “Widespread support is urgently needed. We must listen to mothers and those giving birth and provide them with compassionate care that looks after them fully at every step of their journey.
“I couldn’t think of a better person to lead our clinical team,” said Melissa Hanna, co-founder and CEO of Mahmi. “Dr. Williams is a brilliant physician and fearless innovator. Most importantly, she is an unwavering advocate for patients. It looks forward to working with our founding team to take our commitment to moms and babies to the next level.” I’m thrilled to have
Dr. Williams is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, where he majored in American medical history and biochemistry. He completed his medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA, where he also earned a master’s degree in public health, focusing on health policy and management. She completed her graduate medical training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco.
Mahmee is a maternal healthcare company dedicated to improving birth outcomes in historically marginalized communities and empowering all families with wraparound support during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Mahmee offers an all-inclusive, unlimited care subscription for mothers and people giving birth, and outcomes-based programs for health systems and payers to better meet the needs of specific populations. Mahmee Membership, Mahmee’s membership offering, gives patients access to their own care team of nurses, lactation consultants, doulas, mental health coaches, nutritionists, and care coordinators – there for patients, seven days a week, at home , Virtually and clinics in Mahmee. Mahmee has a particular focus on health equity on Black and Indigenous mothers, who are most at risk in their motherhood experiences, and has built her hybrid care model to uniquely support them. Mahmee is backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Muse Capital, Backstage Capital, MaC Venture Capital, Episcopal Health Foundation of Texas, Serena Williams, Mark Cuban, and others. Visit mahmee.com to learn more.