Dr. Stephen Slack, hospitalist at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Wash., was honored as the medical center’s January 2019 Provider of the Month. Valley Medical Center's Provider of the Month announcement read, "Dr. Slack's calming presence and skills are greatly appreciated by his colleagues and staff alike. Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. […]

Earlier this month, Ob Hospitalist Group’s Chief Executive Officer Lenny Castiglione and Chief Growth Officer Marc Kerlin attended the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. They met with healthcare system leaders and thought leaders from across the country and discussed trends in hospital care management. Here are five of their biggest takeaways […]

Please formally welcome Lafayette General Health in Lafayette, LA, to the OBHG family! Lafayette General's new full-time, Type A OBED kicked off on January 9 as OBHG's second new program of 2019. This is the third OBHG partnership in the state of Louisiana. "Lafayette General Health has a long history of providing excellent health care to […]

Please help OBHG welcome our first new partnership of 2019!  Novant Health Prince William Medical Center in Manassas, VA, kick-off of a full-time OB triage program in early January. The hospital plans to open a Type A OBED in mid-March. "With this new partnership, OBHG will be collaborating with Novant Prince William Medical Center to help […]

Four years ago, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine released a joint consensus statement on maternal level-of-care designations (MLOCD). The goal of this was to standardize levels of maternal care as a means of improving maternal and infant outcomes.  Since then, several states have adopted the new designations, ranging from […]

OBHG formally welcomed HCA's Johnston Willis Hospital in Richmond, VA, to the family on Dec. 19, 2018! Johnston Willis was OBHG's 27th new partnership in 2018 and it launched as full-time triage that will later transition to a full-time, Type A program.  "We are excited about our new partnership with yet another HCA facility, Johnston Willis," said […]

Each quarter, our OBHG colleagues commend their peers for going above and beyond with the You Delivered! peer-to-peer recognition program. For Q3 2018, OBHG recognizes Dr. David Lang and Sara Young with the You Delivered! award. Dr. David Lang, Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa Dr. David Lang was nominated for stepping up for a […]

Please formally welcome Palmetto Health Baptist in Columbia, SC, to the OBHG family with a full-time, Type A OBED! This partnership was the 26th program to start in 2018 and the sixth OBHG partnership in the state of South Carolina. The hospitalist team at Palmetto Health Baptist includes (from L to R): Grace Pauley (OBHG Clinical […]

It's a brand new year, and the ideal time to reflect and determine any changes you'd like to make in the months to come. If you've been curious about the hospitalist lifestyle, read on! Here are a few of the most compelling reasons to join OBHG and reinvent your career: 1) You can leave burnout […]

OBHG is pleased to welcome our 24th new partner of 2018, United Health Services' Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City, NY!  "Our new partnership with UHS Wilson Medical Center reaffirms and strengthens OBHG's vision and mission of elevating the standard of women's healthcare one new hospital at a time," said Dr. Nicholas Kulbida, OBHG medical […]

New OBHG partnership: TriStar Centennial Medical Center

We are excited to announce our new partnership with TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN! OBHG’s OB emergency department launched at TriStar Centennial on Dec. 15 and was the 25th new program to launch in 2018.  The hospitalist team at TriStar Centennial Medical Center includes Dr. Deepti Pruthi, Dr. Richard Presley, Dr. Kimberly Looney, Dr. Jamie […]

Whether it’s delivering the first baby of the new year or attending to a patient in the middle of the night, OBHG physicians are there for patients, hospitals and community physicians. In fact, two babies delivered by OBHG hospitalists on New Year's Day were featured in local news stories about the first babies of the […]