Texas Tribune: Why are pregnancy and childbirth killing so many Black women in Texas?

A new Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Review Committee and Department of State Health Services Report is out and OBHG's Dr. Rakhi Dimino provided insights to the Texas Tribune for an article titled Why are pregnancy and childbirth killing so many Black women in Texas?
Regarding discrimination as a contributing factor to maternal death, Dr. Dimino said it often shows up in subtle ways that may not be apparent to a healthcare provider — but make a huge impact on the patient.
From the article:
“If you asked...


Risk & Insurance: High Medical Malpractice Premiums Are Driving OB-GYNs Out of the Business. How Will Women Cope?

In a recent article, Risk & Insurance looked at high malpractice premiums for OB/GYNs and whether changes to the way OB/GYNs...


Texas Medical Association: COVID-19 now a major cause of maternal death, GAO report

“We already knew that Black women were disproportionally affected by maternal death. COVID made that gap even bigger than it was...


The Business Times: Diplomat program physician Dr. Patrick Pevoto named president of the Colorado Medical Society

Dr. Patrick Pevoto recently started his role as President of the Colorado Medical Society. He has served on the Board of Directors for six...


Caring Greatly podcast: Fundamental changes to work structure as an antidote to burnout

OBHG's Dr. Lisa Bukovac, senior vice president of clinical operations, recently participated in a conversation on the Caring Greatly podcast, a platform designed for...


MDedge: Should we rethink maternal monitoring of fetal movement through “kick counts”?

OBHG's Dr. Jennifer Lesko recently published an article in Mdedge about reconsidering the recommendation for practicing fetal kick counts. A meta-analysis demonstrated no decrease in...


DocWorking The Whole Physician Podcast: How an OB-GYN physician found work-life balance

OBHG’s Dr. Diana Glasser, Market Medical Director, recently joined DocWorking/The Whole Physician Podcast as a guest. During the episode, she talks about burnout, how...


The New Yorker: Why a life-threatening pregnancy complication is on the rise

OBHG's Dr. Rakhi Dimino recently spoke with The New Yorker about preeclampsia during the COVID pandemic. Dr. Dimino also serves as the Preeclampsia Foundation’s...


Physician's Weekly: The reason behind my decision to become an OB hospitalist

Dr. Norman Connell (OBHG Market Medical Director and Site Director based in Mississippi), recently outlined why he decided to leave private practice and become...


Journal of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine: A Survey of the Maternal Mental Health Screening, Management, and Referral Practices of OB/GYN Hospitalists

Congratulations to OBHG’s Dr. Dyanne Tappin and Dr. Rakhi Dimino for publishing the results of their maternal mental health research in the Journal of...

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