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"Ultimately, I think the hospitalist program for OBHG is the wave of the future and as with all things, I have been glad that NAMC desires to be on the forefront of the best practices for women’s health."

– MD Central Texas OB/GYN Associate

Safe Hotline Incident Reporting Guideline

SAFE HOTLINE:  855.836.7233

Ob Hospitalist Group utilizes the OBHG SAFE Hotline and Quality Assurance reports to identify areas of potential risk and opportunities to improve patient safety best practice improvement.

What is required of an OBHG hospitalist?

  • Report Adverse Incidents within 24 Hours

  • Report Factually and Objectively

  • Include Detailed Documentation

  • Advise OBHG Risk Management of a Hospital Risk Management Involvement or Peer Review

Next steps after reporting an incident:

  • OBHG Risk Management Will Follow Up Within Two Business Days of Incident Report

  • Additional Documentation Will Be Requested if Necessary

  • OBHG Risk Management Will Advise as to Appropriate Next Steps


  • Fetal Death

  • Maternal Death

  • Maternal Injury

  • Newborn Injury

  • Term Newborn Transferred to NICU

  • Arterial Cord pH Less than 7.00

  • OB/GYN Re-admission Less than 24 Hours Post Discharge

  • Maternal ICU Admission

  • Fetal/Maternal Transport for Higher Acuity of Care

  • Peer Review Notices

  • Five-minute Apgars Less than 7

  • Any Additional Adverse Outcomes Not Listed Above


OBHG Risk Management Department
Phone:  800.967.2289
Fax:      864.627.9920