newborn baby, mom, perinatal safety standards | OBHG

To address consistently rising maternal mortality rates in the U.S., The Joint Commission introduced two new perinatal safety standards originally scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2020. However, due to the current pandemic related to the COVID-19 virus, The Joint Commission decided to delay implementation of the new perinatal safety standards until January 1, […]

Better maternal health care industry report

A new report, COVID-19 and the Momentum for Better Maternal Health Care, outlines recommendations for health system leaders and policymakers about investments and innovations that have the biggest potential to make sustained impacts in maternal health. The recommendations were developed from the combined insights of an interdisciplinary group of maternal health stakeholders that included a […]

Emergency department exterior | OBHG

Please help us welcome our 20th new hospital partner of 2020, St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, MD. In early November, we kicked off OB triage hospitalist coverage to supplement their existing program. St. Agnes Hospital will start with an interim team of OB clinicians and will continue to recruit and ramp up to a full-time […]

Hospital exterior | OBHG

Please help us welcome our 19th new hospital partner of 2020, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, VA. The program kicked off in early November with full-time physician and certified nurse midwife coverage plus an additional physician nights and weekends program. Henrico is part of HCA’s Capital Division, and it is OBHG’s  14th partnership in Virginia. […]