Beyond Obstetrics

March 2009
HealthLeaders Magazine;Mar2009, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p28
The article focuses on new opportunities for hospitals to expand its health services for women in response to changing female demographics. According to the author, hospitals have considered redesigning their facilities beyond simply providing obstetrics services. A discussion on hospital innovations are offered, with a particular focus on the Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville which closed its obstetrics department in the fall of 2008 to open more medical-surgery beds and other services central to the health of women.


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