On National Doctor’s Day 2018, Ob Hospitalist Group recognizes the crucial, life changing work our hospitalists do each and every day. Founded by an obstetrician who envisioned a better, safer way to deliver emergency OB care and offer clinicians a more balanced personal lifestyle, Ob Hospitalist Group provides unparalleled support for our employed physicians, along […]

Ob Hospitalist Group is pleased to announce our second new partnership of 2018, MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley, CA. Orange Coast’s OB hospitalist program launched on March 7, and it features full-time triage. “We are affectionately calling this program the team of team leads,” said Director of Hospital Operations Kristina Mangia. “We […]

Admidst the national opioid epidemic, OBHG hospitalists are taking measures to ensure they are not feeding addiction among postpartum patients. Dr. Stephen T. Bashuk, OBHG Medical Director of Operations, suggests three approaches physicians, department heads, and hospital administrators can take when addressing this issue. Bashuk says they should strive to: Wear many hats, including as […]

When it comes to her specialty, Dr. Lydia Sims has pretty much done it all. Fresh out of residency, she developed a much-needed prenatal program – which is still in operation today – at a public health clinic in San Antonio. She worked as a contract OB/GYN for the U.S. military, joined private group practices […]

What a difference a few decades makes. As recently as the 1940s, children born with Down syndrome were expected to live only to age 12. By the 1980s, life expectancy was about 25 years. Today, the average person with Down syndrome lives to be 60. Last year, Guinness World Records listed Kenny Cridge of England […]

Earlier this month, Dr. Jane van Dis, OBHG hospitalist and medical director of business development, was quoted in a Reader’s Digest story, 15 Signs Your Weight Gain Means Your Health is in Trouble. Dr. van Dis shares her insight into three of the signs that weight gain could be a bigger issue: irregular periods, painful periods, […]

Ob Hospitalist Group will be attending the following meetings or conferences in the near future: SAAOG January 13-16; Bonita Springs, FL SMFM January 31 – February 2; Dallas, Texas Michigan Section of ACOG February 2-4; Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville, MI CA AWHONN February 23-24; Anaheim, CA MI Michigan March 5; Lansing Center, MI AONE April 12-15; Indianapolis, IN     […]

March 11-17 is National Patient Safety Awareness Week 2018. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is the primary sponsor of the annual observance through its United for Patient Safety Campaign. IHI is asking both clinicians and consumers to focus on patient safety as a serious public health issue. As an industry leader in patient safety and quality improvement, […]

Millions of women around the world suffer from endometriosis — a condition in which uterine tissue migrates and grows abnormally outside of the uterus. Some women have no symptoms, while others experience severe pain, especially during their menstrual period. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) estimates that about one in 10 reproductive-age women […]

From ReachMD with host Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Obstetrical emergency care units offer pregnant women highly-specialized emergency care as a better alternative to the traditional emergency room visit.  These units have been proven to increase patient satisfaction and improve emergency room wait time lengths. Where are they being utilized, and what are […]