Ob.Gyn News: Nursing shortages affect safety during labor and delivery

OBHG's Future of Obstetrics Industry Survey Report was the subject of an article in Ob.Gyn News.

The article discusses how nursing shortages are the biggest safety risk for patients in labor and delivery units, according to OBHG's recent survey of obstetricians.

“The survey reveals some startling gaps in physician and patient support all along the care continuum in obstetrics and OB hospitalist programs filling them,” said Lenny Castiglione, the CEO of OBHG, a national network of over 1,000 obstetric hospitalists. “As pressure builds on ob. units to improve care and reduce costs, and as clinical resources are stretched in the continuing battle against COVID-19 and its variants, health systems need to take serious measures to fill these gaps through staff recruitment, retention, and training.”

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