Folic acid should be priority for all women of childbearing age

By OBHG Marketing on January 9th, 2018

Over the past couple years, the Zika virus has stolen the spotlight from other concerns that newly pregnant women may have. As they worry that Zika infection can increase their risk for bearing a child with birth defects such as microcephaly, they may be interested to know that a certain dietary deficiency also can elevate the risk for birth defects of the brain and spine called neural tube defects (NTDs).

That critical preventive nutrient is vitamin B-9 or folic acid.

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Collaboration with hospitalists, rather than competition, improves patient care

By OBHG Marketing on January 5th, 2018

On December 31, 2017, KevinMD.com featured an editorial from OBHG hospitalist and Senior Director of Medical Operations Dr. Charles Jaynes. In the article, Jaynes, a 34-year private OB/GYN veteran, writes why he supports hospitalist medicine while presenting perspectives from hospital leadership, patients, and private physicians alike. 

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OBHG hospitalist quoted in NBC News article on delivery room disparities

By OBHG Marketing on January 3rd, 2018

Recently, Dr. Karen Scott, OB hospitalist at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley, CA, was quoted in an NBC News feature article titled "The elephant in the delivery room: How doctor bias hurts brown and black mothers." The story focuses on the poor treatment minority women report experiencing in the delivery room due to ethnicity, cultural background, or language.

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OBHG partner OB emergency department featured in news

By OBHG Marketing on December 20th, 2017

Ob Hospitalist Group partner, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, SC, was recently featured in an article on UpstateParent.com about their OB emergency department. 

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Taking a risk to better manage OB risk

By OBHG Marketing on December 15th, 2017

Medical malpractice liability is a persistent concern in healthcare. Nationally, costs related to malpractice liability top roughly $150 billion annually,  and one of the most significant risk areas is in obstetrics. 

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OBHG team featured in RevCycle Intelligence article

By OBHG Marketing on November 16th, 2017

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. 

Read full article here.

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Are you ready for a disaster?

By OBHG Marketing on November 9th, 2017

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. 

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Overcoming exhaustion: How one OB reclaimed her energy

By OBHG Marketing on November 7th, 2017

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.  

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Pain, pills and postpartum drug use

By OBHG Marketing on October 23rd, 2017

OBHG Senior Director of Medical Operations and OBGYN Dr. Charles Jaynes wrote a piece about the current state of opioid use as it relates to obstetrics. His article was published in Becker's Hospital Review this month.

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Speak up, physicians: How to use your voice on social media

By OBHG Marketing on October 12th, 2017

Time is a precious commodity for most physicians, but many are now opting to set aside a few hours a week to establish and maintain a social media presence.

Physicians use public social media platforms to engage and educate

So how can online networking sites benefit doctors?

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