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SOGH March 2017 Newsletter
SOGH is dedicated to enhancing the safety and quality of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine by promoting excellence through education, coordination of hospital teams, and collaboration with healthcare delivery systems.
This month’s most important SOGH news relates to our Strategic Planning meeting held in late January. During a very focused two-day session involving our Board members and Executive Director, a strategic framework was created for how to serve our constituents in the most relevant ways possible. Specifics will follow in a future communication.
I hope each of you is as convinced as I am that a dedicated, in-hospital care model is a better way to serve the needs of women. Along with other leading organizations, SOGH participates with the Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care. Insight into the already established process of "Readiness, Recognition, Response and Reporting/Review" is provided in Patient Safety Bundles from the Alliance For Innovation on Maternal Health and you can access it at:
The Society's ACM Committee is honored to announce plans for advancing further awareness in this area with a presentation by Elliott Main, M.D. in Sepbember at our ACM.
While attending historic Super Bowl LI, I wondered: What was Super Bowl VII like? Where was the NFL at age seven?; And where was SHM at age seven? As SOGH approaches its seventh year, I am proud of its accomplishments and can only envision what the organization will be at age fifty-one!
On a personal note, if you should be in Houston, I would be happy to help with suggestions about local amenities. Additionally, I look forward to seeing you at our Special Interest Group Session at ACOG in San Diego in May.