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Dr. Lisbeth Jordan has always been driven to improve health and health care. Not just at home in Bellevue, Washington, but around the globe.
She has been able to follow her passion and do meaningful work in several developing countries. But when she was working as a private practice physician, the intangible rewards she gained through service to others came at a cost to her clinic.
Now an Ob Hospitalist Group clinician, Jordan can not only set her own schedule and spend more time with her family - but she can volunteer without the stress and anxiety that comes with leaving a business unattended.
In recent years she has traveled to Serra Grande, Brazil to help build sustainable health and education initiatives in partnership with the local community. This year she served as team lead for a project aimed at educating and empowering the area's teenage girls.
Each quarter, Ob Hospitalist Group employees nominate teammates who have gone above and beyond to demonstrate the company's core values.
The OBHG leadership team selects one clinician and one support staff member to receive the You Delivered! award for their outstanding performance. For the third quarter of 2017, OBHG recognized OB hospitalist Dr. Peter Genaris, and Senior Hospital Operations Analyst Jorge Lopez.
By: Amy VanBlaricom, MD, Ob Hospitalist Group Medical Director of Operations based out of Seattle, WA
Did you know that as the U.S. population grows, the number of physicians going into the OB/GYN specialty remains the same? The OB/GYN shortage will increasingly become an issue, but OB hospitalist programs can help relieve community physicians who are stretched too thin and quickly burning out.
Every individual who works for Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) impacts our vision to elevate the standard of women's healthcare. This month, RevCycle Intelligence featured OBHG's Revenue Cycle Management Team, which runs like a well-oiled machine to streamline business operations for our 130 hospitalist programs across 30 states.
When the hurricane season hit this year, Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) teams were prepared. But thanks to carefully designed disaster plans, strong communication, and volunteers willing to step up, OBHG's patients were well taken care of amidst the natural disasters.
By Nahille Natour, MD
It was my third trip to the hospital that day.
I had a few patients in labor to check on and while I was there, I was called to the ER due to the premature delivery of non-viable twins.
Luckily the deliveries were uncomplicated, but any time there’s a pregnancy loss, attention to the emotional must accompany the physical care of a patient.
And so you answer questions asked between tears. You express your mutual grief. You provide resources and you encourage use of available support. While you can’t take away her pain, you give all that you have.
Dr. Rakhi Dimino, OBHG medical director of operations and OB hospitalist at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, describes what it's like being an OBHG hospitalist. From workload to types of procedures performed to what she does during her downtime on shift, Dr. Dimino provides a complete overview of what an OBHG hospitalist may do during a typical day.