Asia Dean on partnering with a local OBGYN

Hospital administrators have a lot to consider when looking for a partner to provide obstetric coverage. The health and safety of patients is first and foremost, but there are many other factors to consider, such as the guarantee of consistent coverage and smooth integration of OB physicians into team. Dignity Health’s St. Rose Dominican Hospital […]

Clinicians in front of hospital | OBHG

We are excited to announce our third partner of 2021, South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, GA. We collaborated to launch a full-time, Type A obstetrics emergency department in early February. The team at South Georgia Medical Center includes from left to right, back row: Dr. Kevin Burlison, MDO, Dr. Rudye King, Dr. James Smith […]

Dr. Esther Koai award | OBHG

Congratulations to OBHG’s Dr. Esther Koai, who was named a physician of the year at Ocean Medical Center. Dr. Koai was nominated for a Nurses Choice award. Her nomination read: “Dr. Koai is an OB/GYN Hospitalist, who not only exemplifies the highest standards of the medical profession but goes above and beyond for all patients […]

Hospital exterior | OBHG

We are excited to announce our second partner of 2021, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport in Gulfport, MS. We worked with Memorial Hospital leadership to launch a full-time OB triage program in late January. The OB hospitalist team includes Dr. Jonathan Bruno, Dr. James Gaddy, Dr. Noel Duplantier and Dr. Tonya Henderson. Dr. Gaddy will serve […]

Medical staff | OBHG

The Leapfrog Group, a “national nonprofit organization that reports on the safety and quality performance of U.S. healthcare facilities,” announced their 2020 list of Best Maternity Hospitals. We are excited to see some OBHG partners make the list! Congratulations to: Christus Mother Frances Hospital (Tyler, TX) Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital (Canton, OH) El Camino Hospital […]

Newborn baby in delivery room | OBHG

Despite increasing attention and concerns about unnecessary C-sections, the rate of babies born by C-section in the U.S. is still high. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reports than more than 31 percent of all deliveries in the U.S. were by C-section in 2018. To encourage organizations to reduce C-sections, The Joint Commission is […]

15th anniversary | OBHG

For 15 years, OBHG has partnered with hospitals nationwide to elevate the standard of women’s healthcare. Each of our 185+ partners is unique when it comes to number of deliveries, geographic location, patient population, local OB/GYN support and more. For this reason, hospitals collaborate with us for many different reasons. To celebrate our 15 years […]