Laborists fill in for Ob-Gyns to deliver babies

02/24/2009 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Laborists or OB hospitalists are a new addition to some hospital staffs and aid in delivering babies for other physicians' patients. The specialty is designed to fill the gap caused by a growing number of Ob-Gyns who have stopped delivering babies because of high malpractice insurance costs or scheduling constraints. It is a switch for patients, too, who don't meet the physician who is going to delivery their baby until they get to the hospital.

View Full Article in:

Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice-President of Technology and Regulatory Affairs
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Sr Product Manager Global Marketing (US/DA/00/0085/SL) - 14000009V3
Abbott
Chicago, IL
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Vice President, Information Technology
HealthPartners
MN