April 2019 OBI SemiAnnual Meeting, Weber’s Inn, Ann Arbor.

April 2019 OBI SemiAnnual Meeting, Weber’s Inn, Ann Arbor.

OBI hosts a spring and fall SemiAnnual Meetings each year to bring together our community of OBI hospitals.

november 15, 2019

Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor

3050 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Registration will open in late August/early September.

Meeting agenda

We welcome two members from the OBI Hospital multidisciplinary team plus your clinical data abstractor, for a total of three attendees per hospital.

We have reserved the afternoon of our November meeting for the OBI Hospitals to share their stories: challenges, successes, and resources & tools developed to assist with your work. We want to hear from you! You have all been working so hard, this is your chance to share by presenting. Please complete this survey to share your story to date. Presentations can range from 10 minutes to 30 minutes. Your peer hospitals are your best resource. Please complete the quick three-question survey by Friday, September 13th.

Clinical Data Abstractors

The Clinical Data Abstractors should attend. The Data Management team will host an in-person meeting from 8am-9am prior to the formal SemiAnnual meeting starting at 9:30am.

OBI Photo Directory

With 74 hospitals, OBI wants to create a more personalized community. To this end, we created an OBI photo directory. We hope this will help us get to know each other. Photographer, Leisa Thompson will be at the November meeting to take head shots to complete the directory. We hope you'll make the time to have your picture taken with her.

Weber’s Inn

Weber’s Inn is offering discounted hotel rooms for $98 a night. November 16th is the Michigan-Michigan State game so it will be a busy weekend in Ann Arbor. Make your reservations early. Weber's Hotel Room Reservations: Make reservations under the Obstetrics Initiative Meeting Room Block go to Weber's Hotel Room Reservations and enter your arrival & departure dates and NURS111519 in the group code field before clicking on “check availability” and the rooms for this block will be available for you to reserve online or call Weber's at 734-769-2500 or 800-443-3050. 

CME available

A MiCME account will need to be created to claim CME credit. Instructions to set up an account. You will need to complete the CME survey following the meeting in order to receive the credits.

2020

friday, march 27, 2020 The kensington hotel, Ann Arbor

Book your room at the reduced rate of $109 a night.

Friday, November 6, 2020 Apple Mountain Conference Center, Freeland, MI


Past Meetings

april 12, 2019: Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor

Katie Pemberton BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM Metro Health Wyoming, Keynote Speaker, Elisabeth Howard, Ph.D, CNM, FACNM, OBI Co-Directors Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM & Elizabeth Langen, MD, OBI Program Director, Daniel M. Morgan, MD, and Cheryl Larry-Osman, MS, CNM, RN Henry Ford Hospital Detroit

Katie Pemberton BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM Metro Health Wyoming, Keynote Speaker, Elisabeth Howard, Ph.D, CNM, FACNM, OBI Co-Directors Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM & Elizabeth Langen, MD, OBI Program Director, Daniel M. Morgan, MD, and Cheryl Larry-Osman, MS, CNM, RN Henry Ford Hospital Detroit

Meeting Agenda

Meeting objectives and presenters

OBI prepared folders for our meeting participants of some key documents.

Meeting Presentations

Welcome Obstetrics Initiative (OBI) in 2019 Overview Daniel M. Morgan, MD OBI Director

Culture Change Curriculum & Labor Support Keynote Speaker: Elisabeth Howard, Ph.D, CNM, FACNM Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology Director, Midwifery Women and Infants Hospital Brown University

Making MUSIC: Collaborative Quality Improvement in Urology David Miller, MD, MPH MUSIC Program Director Arvin George, MD Michigan Medicine

Implementation Strategies: Getting Off to a Good Start OBI Directors, Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN &Elizabeth Langen, MD Katie Pemberton, BSN Metro Health Cheryl Larry-Osman, RN, MS, CNM Henry Ford Hospital

2018

November 2, 2018: Schoolcraft College, Livonia

OBI Meeting Agenda

Meeting presentations

OBI progress to date as well as a brief introduction to OBI’s 2019 Strategy OBI Program Director, Daniel M. Morgan, MD

OBI’s 2019 Strategy and P4P measures, “How Optimizing Care & Support in the First Stage of Labor Can Reduce the Primary Cesarean Delivery Rate”. OBI Program Directors Daniel M. Morgan,MD, Elizabeth Langen,MD, &Lisa Kane Low,Phd, CNM

OBI Hospital Panel: Implementing Best Practices for Management of Latent Labor at Your Hospital -Patient Education (shared decision making), Gayle S. Moyer, MD & Ruby Shapiro, MSN, RN, St. Joe’s Ann Arbor -Labor Partnership/Birth Plan, Megan Danielson, PhD, CNM, Bronson Women’s Hospital -Labor Management and Support, & Coping with Labor, Joanne Bailey, CNM, Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital -Labor Lounge, Rachel Breman, MSN, MPH, RN, PhD, Medstar Washington Hospital Center

April 20, 2018: Radisson Hotel, Lansing

Meeting presentations

Supporting Vaginal Births and Reducing Cesarean Deliveries for “Low-Risk” Pregnancies in Michigan Hospitals Daniel M. Morgan, M.D.

Reducing Cesarean Deliveries for Low-Risk Pregnancies: Overcoming Resistance to Change: Be the Change Leader! Susan Garpiel, RN, MSN, CNS, C-EFM, Trinity Health Director of Perinatal Clinical Practice

Continuing the Conversation: Strategies to Improve Commitment to Safely Reduce Cesarean Susan Garpiel, RN, MSN, CNS, C-EFM, Trinity Health Director of Perinatal Clinical Practice