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OBHG’s 2019 Progress Notes highlights hospital partner successes, important industry topics and more
We are excited to share the second annual issue of OBHG’s 2019 Progress Notes with you. Progress Notes is part of a broader effort to ensure that we consistently communicate our vision and direction to our hospital partners. It is also an opportunity to look back and highlight some of our accomplishments, take note of our progress and look to the future.
As OB hospitalist programs become the standard of care across the country, many hospitals are enticed to save money by running the program themselves. As one hospital CMO found, this approach may ultimately cost more in administration fees, locums utilization and physician satisfaction.
Please formally welcome AMITA Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale to the OBHG family! AMITA Health Hinsdale, in Hinsdale, IL, launched a Type A OBED on May 1, making this OBHG's eighth new partnership to begin in 2019.
Norman Regional Health System recently created a video for patients about its OB hospitalist program and OBHG partnership. The video educates patients about the benefits of having a board-certified OB physician on site 24/7 and the hospital's goal of elevating the level of care for expectant mothers and their babies.
Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG), the nation’s largest and only dedicated provider of customized OB hospitalist programs, today announced the addition of Nicholas (Nick) Sacco and Cheryl Slack to its executive team. Nick will serve as OBHG’s executive vice president of operations and Cheryl joins OBHG as chief human resources officer. The addition of Nick and Cheryl will enable OBHG to expand its executive team to further enhance the company's mission of elevating the quality and safety of obstetric care.
The Colorado University School of Medicine and the El Paso County Medical Society recently hosted a recognition ceremony for community physicians who teach medical students at the Colorado Springs Branch.
We had a great time at the 2019 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, attended by more than 4,500 obstetricians and researchers. Ob Hospitalist Group physician leaders, hospitalists, executives and clinical recruiters were on hand in Nashville, TN at this year's conference.
The United States is the most dangerous developed country to deliver a baby and the maternal death rate is rising. Between 2000 and 2014, maternal mortality rose 26 percent.
Please formally welcome McLeod Regional Medical Center to the OBHG family! We kicked off the new partnership with McLeod on April 24 with a Type A OBED program, the sixth new partnership to start in 2019.
According to a new report released this week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most pregnancy-related deaths can be prevented.