Tennessee has the 10th highest maternal death rate in the country. The Tennessee Department of Health recently issued a report on maternal deaths, noting that 78 women across the state died last year while pregnant or within one year of pregnancy in 2017. And 85 percent were preventable.  The Tennessean and Knox News published an […]

A growing number of hospitals are recognizing the benefits and safety of having an OB hospitalist program. Fox13 Tampa Bay recently visited AdventHealth Tampa to learn more about the hospital’s OBHG program. “It’s a game-changer for women’s safety and the safety of their babies,” says Rebeccah Vires, perinatal/OB services nurse manager at AdventHealth Tampa. Watch […]

Physician burnout is a serious matter with serious risks, but not an unsolvable one. Recently, OBHG's Medical Director of Operations, Dr. Susan Wilson, shared her perspective on physician burnout with Physician's Weekly.  “Rather than industry leaders joining with physicians to tackle the institutional dynamics fueling clinician burnout, physicians are urged to try yoga and meditation […]

Are you heading to the Big Easy for the 2019 ACOOG Annual Spring Conference March 24-28? Ob Hospitalist Group will be exhibiting this year, and we’d love to meet you at booth #20! Stop by and meet OBHG physicians and our expert clinical recruiters Cherise and Kellie, explore the hospitalist lifestyle, and learn more about how […]

OBHG invites all OB/GYNs, OB residents and certified nurse midwives to be our guests at a special reception in the Music City! Mingle with our physicans, executives and clinical recruiters, and enjoy libations, heavy hors d’oeuvres and an exclusive tour of Nashville's incredible Country Music Hall of Fame – located right next to the Omni […]

As the market leader, OBHG is always looking for opportunities to drive continuous improvement in women’s health and maternal outcomes. With this mindset, we undertook an intensive survey process where we asked for feedback from our current hospital partners to understand how we are meeting their expectations and opportunities for us to continue to improve […]

OBHG Medical Director for Business Development Dr. Jane van Dis was recently interviewed by KTLA TV about TIME’S UP Healthcare – an initiative she co-founded.  The campaign’s goal is to create equitable workplaces and a culture where victims of gender discrimination or sexual harassment feel safe coming forward. Studies have shown that up to 70% of female healthcare […]

March 7, 2019 is the inaugural National Hospitalist Day, launched by the Society of Hospital Medicine to recognize the fastest growing specialty in modern medicine. Hospitalists around the country are talking about their lives and work on social media today. Use the hashtag #HowWeHospitalist to share your story or read about how hospitalist teams across […]

A newly published article in the Louisville Courier Journal highlights the low rate of childbirth complications at Norton Women and Children’s Hospital, an OBHG partner hospital. Dr. Keehn Hosier, OBHG site director at Norton, along with Dr. Jennifer Evans, Norton’s system president of women’s and pediatric services, were quoted in the article about Norton’s steps […]

Imagine being a healthcare provider with a full day of patient appointments, and every few hours, you must leave the office and tend to an issue in the hospital’s labor and delivery unit. This is what it’s like for private-practice OB/GYNs who are also responsible for call coverage. Baton Rouge General noticed that the process put […]

A new study confirms that pregnant women in their third trimester have a greater need for more personal space around them. Dr. Samira Tahtawi, Ob Hospitalist Group site director at WakeMed Cary Hospital in North Carolina, tells Parents.com that it is important for women to maintain the ‘protective bubble’ through the late trimester to deflect […]