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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What’s it like to be an OBHG hospitalist?

By OBHG Marketing on November 3rd, 2017

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.

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Family sends heartfelt thanks to OBHG team

By OBHG Marketing on November 2nd, 2017

A patient and hospital employee of Ascension Health sent his heartfelt thanks to our hospitalist team at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Southside in Jacksonville, Fla.

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One in 10 U.S. babies is born prematurely

By OBHG Marketing on October 31st, 2017

The entire month of November is dedicated to premature birth awareness, and with good reason. Every year, about 15 million babies are born prematurely, or before 37 weeks, across the world.

The United States has one of the highest rates of preterm births among industrialized counties. In 2016, about one in every 10 babies born in the U.S. was premature. The March of Dimes is taking action by raising awareness among expectant mothers and educating the public about how to prevent premature birth. Currently, the preterm birth rate in the U.S. is 9.6 percent, and the March of Dimes aims to reduce this to 8.1 percent by 2020. 

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Seeking experienced OB/GYNs for open positions

By OBHG Marketing on October 26th, 2017

Ob Hospitalist Group, the nation's largest dedicated employer of OB hospitalists and the most innovative company in the industry, is seeking board-certified OB/GYNs for several open positions in desirable locations across the U.S.

If you're a highly skilled, passionate, and service-minded obstetrician ready to practice the medicine you love while enjoying an average of 21 days off per month, we would like to talk with you!

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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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What quality care means to OBHG

By OBHG Marketing on October 18th, 2017

From our frontline clinicians to our Risk Management & Patient Safety team, quality is a top priority across the board at Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG). In observance of Healthcare Quality Week, we wanted to share what we are doing to ensure quality care for all patients across our national network of OB hospitalist programs. 

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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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Don’t fear the flu shot: Here’s why pregnant women should get vaccinated

By OBHG Marketing on October 10th, 2017

Before flu season strikes again, it is particularly important for pregnant women to get the influenza vaccine. This protects not only the mother from potentially serious illness, but the baby as well – even for a number of months after birth.

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