ACOG Supports Hospitalist
According to the February 2016 committee opinion from ehe American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists the hospitalist specialty is supported.
Specifically the organizationstates support for "the continued development and study of the obstetric and gynecologic (ob-gyn) hospitalist model as one potential approach to improve patient safety and professional satisfaction across delivery settings.
Standardization of medical care has been shown to lead to improved outcomes, and ob-gyn hospitalists can serve as a driving force behind the implementation of these protocols in labor units." Read the full Committee Opinion
The Wave of the Future - Ob Hospitalist
A new subspeciality will change the way care is provided to women in labor. This is a chance to change both the way care is provided and the patient experience at the same time.
The new providers named obstetric hospitalist, held the inaugural meeting of the Society of OBGYN Hospitalist in October.