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Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) is proud to announce the opening of eight new OB/GYN hospitalist programs in the 2015 fourth quarter, tying the 2015 first quarter as the most starts in a three-month period since inception. OBHG has implemented programs for the following hospital partners:
- Alexian Brothers Women & Children's Hospital, Hoffman Estates, IL
- Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton, Carrollton, TX
- Florida Hospital Tampa, Tampa, FL
- JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL
- Memorial Hospital Central, Colorado Springs, CO
- Mother Frances Hospital Tyler, Tyler, TX
- Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Northridge, CA
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, Salinas, CA
Teresa Medlin, VP of Human Resources at Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG), was recently named 2015 HR Professional of the Year by the Greenville Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (GSHRM). This annual award, presented at the January GSHRM membership meeting, recognizes excellence and achievement within the Human Resources profession.
Medlin has successfully developed and led creative and results-oriented Human Resource strategies and programs in high performing, growth-oriented companies for more than 20 years. She is certified by the HR Certification Institute as a Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR) and by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). In 2015, Medlin became a Registered Corporate Coach (RCC) — a global credential which supports engaging and empowering teams.
Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG), the nation’s largest dedicated OB/GYN hospitalist provider, is pleased to welcome new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Kevin Krenzke. Krenzke joins OBHG with almost 20 years of finance and accounting experience, most of which has been working with rapidly growing healthcare companies.
Krenzke’s healthcare experience includes serving as chief financial officer for one of the nation’s largest oncology practices, as well as in financial, operating and strategy roles with McKesson Specialty Health. In addition, he has held management positions in the mergers and acquisitions and financial assurance practices of Deloitte, BDO Seidman and Arthur Andersen.
“Despite being a relatively young company, OBHG has grown to serve more than 90 hospitals across the country. The rapid growth and strong demand for our services demonstrates the importance of ensuring families have access to quality obstetric care in a model that is financially viable for our hospital partners,” said Krenzke. “I look forward to working with our management team and customers to continue expand program offerings and the availability of women’s health services.”
As an integral member of the Executive Management Team, Krenzke is responsible for OBHG’s financial operations and works closely with the development and operating teams to support growth and improve effectiveness. He is a certified public accountant and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master in Professional Accounting degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.
Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG), the nation’s largest dedicated OB/GYN hospitalist provider, is pleased to welcome new Chief Growth Officer (CGO), Marc Kerlin. Kerlin joins OBHG with 30 years of experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare sectors.
Prior to joining OBHG, Kerlin held executive roles with Pharmetrics, Molecular Health Inc, e+Cancer Care, DaVita and U.S. Oncology. His experience spans health plan management, hospital administration, physician practice management, multi-site operations and business development.
“I joined OB Hospitalist Group because I believe in the company’s mission to elevate the quality and safety of women’s healthcare,” said Kerlin. "As a father of twins whose spouse went through a difficult pregnancy, I appreciate OBHG's focus on saving lives and taking care of mothers and babies that need our expertise and assistance."
As an integral member of the Executive Management Team, Kerlin works with the business development and marketing functions of OBHG to help guide the direction and growth of the company, focusing on new market development and program expansion. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University Shreveport and attended the Frost School of Business at Centenary College.
Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) has been honored by the Best Places to Work in South Carolina Program for the third year in a row. This program is sponsored by The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Best Companies Group and the publishers of SCBIZ News.
Best Places to Work in South Carolina is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the state’s most innovative and top-notch employers in South Carolina. The honor is awarded based on employer benefits and policies plus results from an in-depth employee survey that measures engagement and satisfaction. All South Carolina businesses, nonprofits and government entities that have been in operation for at least one year and have at least 15 employees are eligible. Only 50 corporations statewide received this honor for 2015.
Every day over 300 Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) hospitalists embrace our core values and humbly serve their communities. Their skill, experience, compassion and dedication to elevating the standard of women’s healthcare save and change the lives of the patients we serve. These physicians are the true face of Ob Hospitalist Group.
Recently from this field of more than 300 Board Certified OB/GYNs the following outstanding physicians were honored:
Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG), the largest dedicated OB/GYN hospitalist provider in the nation, is pleased to announce the promotion of Drs. Rakhi Dimino and Jane van Dis to our Clinical Leadership Team as Medical Directors of Operations.
“Ob Hospitalist Group is fortunate to employ more than 300 skilled, passionate and highly regarded Board Certified OB/GYNs. The rigorous search for additional Medical Directors of Operations included several exceptionally talented physicians. The selection of Dr. Dimino and Dr. van Dis is a clear demonstration of the deep bench of clinical management talent here at OBHG,” remarked Ambyr Lucas, OBHG’s Manager of Physician Engagement. “Our physicians and their patients will benefit greatly from their principled leadership and uncompromised integrity.”
Ob Hospitalist Group is proud to announce the birth of Avery Ford, a baby boy born January 29, 2015. Weighing 14.1 pounds, Avery is the heaviest baby born at St Joseph's Women's Hospital to date. Thanks to the excellent care provided by Ob Hospitalist Group physicians, Maxxzandra Ford and her son are healthy and looking forward to returning home soon.
"We are grateful Dr. Joseph Singer, of Ob Hospitalist Group, was here to handle this extraordinary obstetric event, resulting in a successful delivery for both mom and baby,” said St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital Director of Women’s Services Pamela Malone Quarles. “The OBHG hospitalists are always responsive, personable and definite patient advocates.”
We invite you to discover more about OBHG and the advantages that our customized programs deliver to our partner hospitals, physicians and patients. An OBHG representative would be happy to answer any questions you have today!
Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG), the largest dedicated OB/GYN hospitalist provider in the nation, announced their Physician of the Year for 2014 today. Dr. George Bailey has received this honor in recognition of his commitment to OBHG’s core values and embracing their vision of elevating the standard of women’s healthcare.
OBHG was founded on the sincere belief that every expectant mother presenting to the hospital should receive timely, consistent, unconditional, quality medical care by a highly-skilled, Board Certified OB/GYN. Dr. Bailey’s passion for that mission is evident to every patient he serves as an OBHG hospitalist at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital (YVMH) in Yakima, WA.
“He works hard, is dedicated to our philosophy and has been recognized by his peers as a leader,” said Dr. Mike White, OBHG West Coast Medical Director of Operations. “He is well respected and continues to endear himself to the nurses, his peers and administration. Being named OB Department Chair after just one year is a testament to his value.”
Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) is proud to announce the opening of six new OB/GYN hospitalist programs in 2015. Just this month, OBHG has implemented programs for the following hospital partners:
• Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago IL
• Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL
• Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
• Union Hospital, Terre Haute, IN
• El Camino Hospital Mountain View, Mountain View, CA
• El Camino Hospital Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA
An OBHG hospitalist program provides highly-skilled, Board Certified OB/GYN physicians (hospitalists) on-site in a dedicated Obstetric Emergency Department (OBED) 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.