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  • April 21, 2015

    ACOG Releases New Recommendations on Early Pregnancy Loss

    Early pregnancy loss, or miscarriage, is a tragic yet common event, occurring in approximately ten percent of all clinically recognized pregnancies. Because of this, obstetrician-gynecologists must be prepared to care for patients and offer the full range of options for the management of early pregnancy loss, according to new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (the College). The recommendations on “Early Pregnancy Loss” are presented in a Practice Bulletin released today by the College.

  • April 6, 2015

    ACOG’s Dr. Barbara Levy Honored by Modern Healthcare

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is pleased to announce that Modern Healthcare has selected Barbara S. Levy, MD, ACOG Vice President of Health Policy, as one of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders for 2015. This honor recognizes her for a career devoted to advocating for women and women’s health.

  • March 23, 2015

    ACOG Releases a Practical Approach to Improving Outcomes

    Providing practice recommendations and evidence-based guidelines in order to help obstetrician-gynecologists improve the health of women is a major part of the mission of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (the College). Unfortunately, adoption and implementation of those recommendations lags behind their publication. A new Committee Opinion from the College addresses the need for greater use of College documents at the institutional and practice levels.

  • March 8, 2015

    Nation’s Ob-Gyns Meet in Washington to Bridge the Gap in Women’s Health

    Politically passionate obstetrician-gynecologists from all fifty states convene March 8-10 at The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ 33rd Annual Congressional Leadership Conference, The President’s Conference (CLC). This "lobbying boot camp" is ACOG’s most popular advocacy event.

  • January 22, 2015

    Women’s Health Experts Recommend Obstetric Care Designations to Improve Maternal Care

    Washington, DC — Organizations representing women’s healthcare providers today released the first-ever consensus document establishing levels of care for perinatal and postnatal women. “Levels of Maternal Care,” the second in the joint American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Obstetric Care Consensus Series, proposes a classification system that would promote regionalized care, allowing pregnant women at high risk to receive care in facilities that are prepared to meet their specific needs.

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