Spending too much time managing OB physician services?

Many hospital leaders are looking for ways to improve the quality of care in labor and delivery, with the intention of increasing patient satisfaction, reducing risk, driving growth, and supporting nurses and physicians.

A 24/7 OB hospitalist program accomplishes these goals while providing an extra layer of safety and support for in-house staff and community physicians.

The hard decision comes down to whether to develop your own hospitalist program or outsource to a dedicated OB/GYN hospitalist provider.

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Download our free guide "Should your hospital outsource its OB hospitalist program?"

Making the decision whether your hospital labor & delivery unit should insource or outsource its OB physician coverage is not an easy one. In this hospital guide, you'll learn questions to ask and the steps to take as you go through the process. Regardless if you are a healthcare executive, director of women's health, or work in labor & delivery, this guide will give you the tools that you need.

Making the best decision for your hospital

Whether your goal is to improve performance across a network of hospital programs or you’re focused on rural hospital challenges, any hospital leader considering an OB hospitalist program should compare the pros and cons of outsourcing versus developing your own in-house laborist or OB hospitalist program. 

OB hospitalist programs increase hospital labor & delivery performance in many areas:

  • Enhance patient safety
  • Support community clinicians
  • Ensure consistent coverage
  • Increase delivery volume
  • Prevent physician and nurse burnout