OBI Participation Agreement

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How does your hospital Join OBI?

In order for a Michigan maternity hospital to formally join the Obstetrics Initiative, the first step is to submit the OBI Participation Agreement form. The Participation Agreement serves as a letter of interest in joining OBI, identifies the individuals of the multi-disciplinary OBI Team, and designates hospital strategy Option A or B for implementation. This document must be signed and completed by your hospital multi stakeholder team and submitted to the OBI Coordinating Center (

In order to be considered for participation in the Obstetrics Initiative (OBI) a hospital must: a.       Provide obstetrical services in Michigan. b.      Utilize an electronic medical record system in the labor and delivery unit.


Contact Clinical Site Engagement Coordinator, Jill Brown, RN at or (734) 763-2740.