Emergency department exterior | OBHG

Please help us welcome our 22nd new hospital partner of 2020, Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL. Earlier this month, our team kicked off a full-time, Type A obstetrics emergency department. From the Herald-Whig: “Twenty years ago, the available medical evidence showed that VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) caused unnecessary risks to mother and baby,” said […]

It’s been an anxious wait for a COVID-19 vaccine, and with the beginning of the vaccine rollout there is now a sense of hope. Healthcare workers have made so many sacrifices to help our communities battle COVID-19, and we’re excited that they can now receive the vaccine. Our clinicians have inspired us throughout the pandemic […]

Hospital exterior | OBHG

Please help us welcome our 21st new hospital partner of 2020, Southwest General Hospital in San Antonio, TX. In early December, we kicked off a full-time, Type A obstetrics emergency department. The hospitalist team at Southwest General Hospital includes: Dr. Andrew Folley, Dr. David Garza, Dr. Giannini Guardia-Rullan, Dr. Nancy Burleson, Dr. Jeff Hagen and […]

Upset dad in hospital | OBHG

Even in developed countries like the United States, the maternal mortality rate is higher than it should be. In fact, the U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world. With proper care before, during and after childbirth, many women’s lives can be saved. The state of California is one example where concerted […]

Pregnant woman in hospital, Action plan to improve maternal health in America | OBHG

As we continue to navigate the ongoing pandemic, another healthcare crisis continues to loom—our country’s maternal health. While the United States has one of the most technologically advanced healthcare systems in the world, we have the highest maternal death rate of any developed country. Equally alarming are the disparities in outcomes based on factors such […]