“OB/GYN hospitalists in this country are the wave of the future.
There’s no question about it.”
– J. Joshua Kopelman, MD
Past ACOG District VIII Chair
HOSPITALIST PROGRAM FACTS:
- Hospital medicine is the fastest growing specialty in American medicine history.
- The first known OBGYN hospitalist program started in 1989.
- There are currently more than 230 OB and OB GYN hospitalist programs in the U.S. with 1-2 new programs starting up each month.
- Data shows what is already anecdotally known – OBGYN hospitalist programs positively affect women’s safety and reduce bad outcomes.
HOSPITALIST PROGRAM BENEFITS:
- Improve patient safety and outcomes.
- Increase quality and efficiency.
- Improve physician and nurse recruitment and retention.
- Improve satisfaction of patients, physicians and nurses.
- Collaborative practice with MFMs.
- Better financial returns.
- Solution to on-call OBGYN.
Hospitalist program consulting
Rob Olson is a consultant, specifically for hospitalist consulting – get help creating an implementing a hospitalist plan.
Plan may smooth out services such as primary family care locums hospitalist, family physician, emergency, OB GYN, improve safety for women, labor and delivery, reduce malpractice cases, and include OB ED services