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...
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...
The Obstetrics Podcast: Care during COVID-19: Three OB/GYNs share their stories
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, medical professionals faced many challenges in the way they provided care. In this episode of The Obstetrics Podcast, three OB/GYNs...
The Obstetrics Podcast: What it's like to be a traveling OB/GYN
OBHG offers rewarding travel career options for adventurous, highly skilled OB/GYNs. But what is the work and lifestyle really like? In this episode, Dr....
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...
The Obstetrics Podcast: Bedside manner in the age of COVID-19
Meeting a patient for the first time while a physician is behind a mask or other PPE isn’t the ideal way to establish a...
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....