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We are pleased to expand our national network of OBHG partners with the recent program go-live at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in Charleston, SC! The full-time triage program is the sixth OBHG partnership to begin in 2019.
We are pleased to welcome Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center to our family of OB hospitalist programs! Asante Rogue Regional is located in Medford, OR and is our second program in the state.
A growing number of hospitals are recognizing the benefits and safety of having an OB hospitalist program. Fox13 Tampa Bay recently visited AdventHealth Tampa to learn more about the hospital’s OBHG program.
“It’s a game-changer for women’s safety and the safety of their babies,” says Rebeccah Vires, perinatal/OB services nurse manager at AdventHealth Tampa. Watch the full video below.
On call for pregnancy issues 24 hours a day. An extra layer of safety for emergency deliveries and complications before or after childbirth. Click here to read a perspective published by one of our hospital partners on the role and benefits of our OB hospitalists.
As the market leader, OBHG is always looking for opportunities to drive continuous improvement in women’s health and maternal outcomes. With this mindset, we undertook an intensive survey process where we asked for feedback from our current hospital partners to understand how we are meeting their expectations and opportunities for us to continue to improve the service we provide to hospital administration, hospital staff and their patients.
Imagine being a healthcare provider with a full day of patient appointments, and every few hours, you must leave the office and tend to an issue in the hospital’s labor and delivery unit. This is what it’s like for private-practice OB/GYNs who are also responsible for call coverage. Baton Rouge General noticed that the process put a strain on physicians’ ability to provide high patient satisfaction in their clinics, and it caused decreased patient safety in the labor and delivery unit. In addition, it took a toll on OB/GYN work-life balance.
The Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists (SOGH) recently talked with OBHG site director Dr. Rhonda Williams about the simulations she has been leading at her hospital program in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
OBHG hospitalists at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, Wash. are helping to pilot a new method of reducing cesarean sections and increasing the rate of vaginal deliveries. Overlake is one of only four hospitals in the country partnering with Ariadne Labs – a joint center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health – on the Team Birth Project, an innovative program focused on empowering mothers and all members of the birth team to initiate communication and inspire more collaborative teamwork to achieve better outcomes for mothers and babies.
We are pleased to welcome Baylor Scott and White Medical Center-Frisco in Frisco, TX, to the OBHG family with their full-time, Type A OBED! This our third new program to go live in 2019.
Dr. Stephen Slack, hospitalist at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Wash., was honored as the medical center’s January 2019 Provider of the Month.