OBHG is celebrating National Midwifery Week, which runs from September 30 to October 6, 2018. National Midwifery Week was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives to honor midwives and midwife-led care.  Follow the hashtags #NMW2018 #MidwivesMakeaDifference on social media for articles, materials and tips to share. OBHG currently employs about 40 certified nurse-midwives, and […]

Each quarter, our Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) colleagues commend their peers for going above and beyond with the OBHG You Delivered! peer-to-peer recognition program. OBHG's leadership team selects one clinician and one support staff member to receive the You Delivered! award for their outstanding performance. Dr. Theresa Castillo, hospitalist at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center in Houston, […]

Ob Hospitalist Group is celebrating the long-serving clinicians who carry out our mission and transform care for mothers and babies every day. Dr. Charrell Thomas, one of the first physicians to join the OBHG team, has worked as a hospitalist since 2008 and now serves as team lead at Memorial Hospital – Jacksonville in Jacksonville, […]

In health care, the term "second victim," is an increasingly recognized phenomenon following an unexpected adverse patient event, medical error and/or patient related injury. Patients and their loved ones are the first victims, but a health care professional can experience emotional aftershock and feel traumatized following an adverse patient event.  More OB/GYN programs are recognizing […]

We’re just days away from the Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists (SOGH) Annual Clinical Meeting, scheduled this year for September 27-30 in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. This event brings together physicians, midwives, nurses and others who support the OB/GYN hospitalist model. We couldn’t be more excited for this year’s meeting, which is packed with workshops, speaking sessions […]

We are pleased to announce our 16th new hospital partner of 2018, TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, located just outside of Nashville, TN.  The program at TriStar is a full-time obstetrics emergency department. The hospitalist team includes (from L to R) Dr. Jory Burroughs, Dr. Darrington Altenburn, Dr. Heather Moss, Dr. Elosha Eiland, Dr. Andrew Chern, […]

OBHG’s CARE (Clinician Assistance, Recovery & Encouragement) peer support program is getting industry attention. Recently, Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare highlighted how CARE supports clinicians who may suffer from the psychological/emotional impacts of an adverse patient event. Through the OBHG CARE (Clinician Assistance, Recovery & Encouragement) Program, trained peers support OBHG colleagues in an atmosphere […]

OBHG is proud to announce our 15th new partnership of 2018! In August, we launched our OB hospitalist program at The Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus in El Paso, TX. The program is a full-time, Type A obstetrics emergency department.  "I am truly excited about our newest partnership with The Hospitals of Providence Memorial campus," […]

They are the ones who care for the most vulnerable newborns, those born prematurely and with low birthweight, birth defects, infection, and other medical challenges. Neonatal nurses not only need the knowledge to negotiate around tubes and precise IV dosages and monitors and incubators, but they also must have the gentlest touch to nurture and […]

OBHG Partners with Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital of Georgia

We’d like to welcome our latest partner to the OBHG family! Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, located in Albany, GA, kicked off their full-time Type A OBED earlier this month, making this OBHG’s 17th new program of 2018.  The hospitalist team at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital includes (L to R) Dr. Tyndal Jones, Dr. Davis Sullivan, Dr. […]

Meet Dr. Michael White, our lead hospitalist at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, CO. Dr. White recently performed surgery to deliver a baby and remove a uterus at the same time (to decrease the patient’s cancer risk). A feature story about Dr. White was recently published in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. Get […]

It may seem like the pinprick heard round the world. If your newborn screams, don’t be dismayed. Your baby is more startled by the prick than anything else. The pain is gone almost before it begins. And you’re doing the right thing by letting hospital staff draw a few drops of blood from your newborn’s […]