New OBHG partnership: WakeMed Cary Hospital

We are pleased to announce our 19th new partnerhip of 2018! OBHG worked with WakeMed Cary Hospital in Cary, NC to launch a full-time, Type A obstetric emergency department earlier this month. This is the third WakeMed hospital to join the OBHG family in addition to WakeMed North Family Health & Women’s Hospital and WakeMed Raleigh Campus. The hospitalist […]

As part of Healthcare Quality Week, OBHG is focusing on the importance of quality, risk reduction and regulatory compliance in maximizing the quality of care delivered to patients throughout our network of OB hospitalist programs. "Quality is ensuring that we deliver the best possible care to each and every patient in a timely, reproducible fashion,” […]

Today, OBHG Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mark Simon sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee raising concerns about the country’s maternal mortality rate. In his letter, Dr. Simon warned that one of the primary challenges to improving U.S. maternal-fetal outcomes is clinical discrepancies in how care is delivered for pregnant women.  OB […]

Every day, OBHG’s clinical and operational leadership teams support our hospitalists in their programs. The medical director of operations, regional vice president of operations, and director of hospital operations work to help ensure that programs run smoothly and facilitate hospitalists’ success. Dr. Alissa Erogbogbo, medical director of operations for the region that includes Northern California and […]

OBHG actively works to support and cultivate our clinician leaders. To reinforce that commitment, OBHG sponsored its National Clinical Leadership Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, on Oct. 11-12, 2018. Nearly 90 clinical leaders gathered for education, connection and discussion at the annual meeting. Our on-site clinical leaders participated in group sessions covering topics ranging from […]

We’ve all heard the shocking statistic by now: the U.S. has the highest maternal death rate of any developed country – 26.4 per 100,000 births. USA TODAY has been investigating this issue in its “Deadly Deliveries” series since July, when they repeatedly contacted 75 hospitals in 13 states to find out if they were following […]

OBHG certified midwives Aspen Green and Natalie Martina recently coauthored an article for Midwifery Today titled “Smooth Transitions: Making Hospital Transfers Better.” The article, aimed at hospital providers and home or birth center-based providers, provides tips for improving transfers from a home or birth center to a hospital setting. As hospitalist nurse midwives who assume […]

Please join us in congratulating Drs. Rakhi Dimino and Jane Van Dis on their recent appointments to the 2018/2019 Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists (SOGH) board of directors. Founded in 2011, the Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists (SOGH) is a rapidly growing group of physicians, midwives, nurses and other individuals in the healthcare field who support the […]

We are proud to announce our new partnership with Plantation General Hospital in Plantation, FL! OBHG kicked off our 18th program of 2018 in mid-September as a full-time Type A obstetric emergency department. Plantation General Hospital is part of the HCA East Florida Division. “We are very excited to be expanding our partnership with the […]

Later this week, our team will be heading to the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) 2018 Annual Conference. This year’s event will be held October 7 – 10 in Nashville, Tennessee. ASHRM serves a well-educated and engaged membership of more than 6,000 health care risk management and patient safety professionals and we are […]

The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world and it continues to increase.  OBHG Chief Medical Director Dr. Mark Simon and Medical Director of Operations, Dr. Rakhi Dimino recently co-authored an article that was published by The Hill about the need for a new approach to labor and delivery to […]