Maternal Health Awareness Day is January 23
Did you know that approximately 60% of maternal deaths are preventable?
The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) highlights Maternal Health Awareness day on January 23 to build awareness around the urgency of our country’s maternal mortality crisis and how we all can work together to reverse its course.
The theme for 2022 is “Adding Up to Maternal Health.” The community is invited to spotlight the crisis and share clinical approaches, policy solutions, and partnerships that can contribute to improved maternal health across the United...
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...
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...
ACOG and The Joint Commission address maternal mortality and morbidity through new Maternal Levels of Care Verification program
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and The Joint Commission recently announced a new collaborative initiative, the Maternal Levels of Care Verification...
Addressing cultural bias in labor & delivery
Cultural diversity is one of this country's defining characteristics. And yet, cultural bias and discrimination in health care is an unfortunate reality. Patients often...
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 since the virus...
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...