What is an Obstetric Emergency Department?
An Obstetric Emergency Department (OBED) provides timely and efficient emergency care to pregnant patients presenting with unscheduled medical needs.
While the OBED functions as an extension of a hospital’s main emergency department, it is staffed with experienced OB/GYNs and CNMs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These clinicians, called OB hospitalists, are specialists in obstetrics medicine and practice inside the hospital.
Located in a dedicated space separate from the labor and delivery unit, the OBED treats women presenting to the hospital with pregnancy and...
OBHG publishes "Future of Obstetrics: Industry Survey Report"
Earlier this year, OBHG conducted a survey to gain a deeper understanding of the perceptions, trends and shifting priorities among OB...
OBHG COVID-19 patient encounters continue to increase
Exactly three weeks ago, we provided an update on the number of COVID-19-positive patients OBHG physicians and midwives have cared for...
Hospital obstetrics on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic: Patient visits
Even before COVID-19 became a pandemic, OBHG began taking proactive measures to prepare our clinical teams and hospital partners. As the pandemic has continued...
We are thrilled to announce the launch of OBHG’s newly revamped website!
The new obhg.com leverages a user-centric layout to serve as a destination for information for our key audiences – patients, clinicians and hospital leaders....
Latest OBHG partnership: Emanuel Medical Center
Please help us welcome our latest partner, Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, CA! They kicked off a full-time, Type A obstetric emergency department in...
Latest OBHG partnership: EvergreenHealth Medical Center
Please help us welcome our newest partner, EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Kirkland, WA! We began with part-time OB hospitalist coverage in December and will...
Latest OBHG partnership: Texas Health Frisco
Please formally welcome Texas Health Frisco in Frisco, TX to the OBHG family! We kicked off a full-time, Type A obstetric emergency department earlier this month. This...
Latest OBHG partnership: Kendall Regional Medical Center
Please help us welcome our 32nd new partner of the year, Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, FL. Kendall Regional launched a Type A...