Obstetrics Hospitalists: Risk Management Implications.

  title={Obstetrics Hospitalists: Risk Management Implications.},
  author={Larry L Veltman},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  volume={42 3},
The concept of having an in-house obstetrician (serving as an obstetrics [OB] hospitalist) available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week provides a safety net for OB events that many need immediate intervention for a successful outcome. A key precept of risk management, that of loss prevention, fits perfectly with the addition of an OB hospitalist role in the… CONTINUE READING