Ensuring swift decisions to delivery: The crucial role of OB hospitalists

Time is of the essence in obstetrics. When complications arise during childbirth, quick decision-making and prompt action can make the difference between a successful outcome and potential harm to both mother and baby. This urgency is particularly evident in cases where a cesarean section (C-section) becomes necessary.

In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on reducing the time from the decision to perform a C-section to the actual delivery of the baby. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that this...


The Obstetrics Podcast: What It’s Like to Be an OB Hospitalist

The field of obstetrics plays a crucial role in healthcare, addressing the unique needs of expectant mothers. To keep pace with...


OB hospitalist programs demonstrate value – A research study compilation

Hospitals across the U.S. are continuing to adopt OB hospitalist programs at a rapid rate, with many employing the original Obstetrics...


Celebrating National Rural Health Day

National Rural Health Day is an annual occasion that shines a spotlight on the unique healthcare challenges faced by rural communities across the United...


2023 Trends in obstetrics risk management

Eric Gardzina, OBHG’s Senior Vice President of Risk Management says that nuclear verdicts and the OB/GYN physician shortage are two hot topics in obstetrics...


Strategies for addressing rising maternity care deserts and OBHG's impact

According to the latest update from the March of Dimes, more than 5.6 million women live in counties with no or limited access to...


Overcoming obstetrical and women’s health challenges in low delivery volume and rural hospitals

For over 15 years, Ob Hospitalist Group has been helping hospitals build safer labor & delivery units with 24/7 physician presence and obstetric emergency...


New report reveals OB hospitalists deliver unbiased care

While maternal outcomes differ significantly based on patient race, they can be improved by obstetric (OB) hospitalist-based care, according to a new report.

In 2022,...


VIDEO: Preeclampsia Awareness – A conversation between Dr. Rakhi Dimino and patient Christine Taylor

May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month. Preeclampsia is a serious condition that develops during pregnancy, affects about 5% - 8% of all pregnancies in the...


Advice from OBHG clinicians on improving Black maternal health outcomes

In recent years, the U.S. has experienced an unfortunate increase in the rate of maternal mortality with a strong racial bias.  Multiple studies have shown...

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