Study shows that severe maternal morbidity decreased with use of OB hospitalists

A new study shows that hospitals with 24/7 coverage of OB hospitalists have lower levels of severe maternal morbidity than those that use non-hospitalist OB/GYN providers. Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) clinicians Dr. Amy VanBlaricom and Dr. Dyanne Tappin participated in the research, published in the Journal of Patient Safety.

The study included data from hospitals listed in USA TODAY’s 2019 article, “Deadly deliveries: Childbirth complications rates at maternity hospitals.” Through surveys conducted by the researchers, information on the presence or absence of 24/7 continuous providers...


Maternal Health Awareness Day & Maternal Mortality | OBHG

Did you know that approximately 60% of maternal deaths are preventable?

The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) highlights Maternal Health...

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