CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to provide premium credits and other financial benefits to customers and members

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) announced June 12 that it will provide premium credits to many fully insured customers as a result of treatment disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Kennedy Krieger Institute receives nearly $1M to expand, improve telehealth access

Kennedy Krieger Institute received a grant of $994,950 from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand and improve access to its telehealth services. Continue reading
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BBJ: Dr. Leana Wen: Businesses must do their part to reduce risks when offices reopen

Offices should sanitize public spaces, door knobs and workstations on the hour and require workers to wear masks and remain hyper vigilant. Continue reading
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UMMS Hospitals and Medical Facilities Granted $168,000 From Nora Roberts Foundation To Aid In COVID-19 Response

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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has received nearly $170,000 in grant funding from the Nora Roberts Foundation for its acute-care hospitals and freestanding medical facilities that are engaged in the COVID-19 response. Continue reading
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BBJ: Catalyte launches platform to help millions of out-of-work Americans train for jobs

Baltimore's Catalyte is launching a platform to help connect millions of out-of-work Americans with training opportunities for the kinds of jobs that will outlast coronavirus. Continue reading
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BBJ: Lord Baltimore Hotel will begin housing some Covid-19 patients

One of Baltimore’s most famous hotels is now serving as a triage site for Baltimore Covid-19 patients with low-level symptoms. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: GBMC, UM St. Joseph earn A grades from national hospital safety group

Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) and University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center received an ‘A’ grade from a national hospital-safety organization. Continue reading
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GBC members recognized as The Daily Record’s 2020 Health Care Heroes

The Daily Record recognized individuals and organizations for the 2020 Health Care Heroes award. Continue reading
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Weinberg Foundation total emergency support for nonprofit partners now exceeds $10.5M

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation announced April 30 that its total of COVID-19 emergency support to organizations providing direct services for people experiencing poverty now exceeds $10.5 million. Continue reading
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BBJ: Here’s how Baltimore, Hopkins, UMMS and CareFirst are fighting Covid-19 with data

The Baltimore City Health Department is working closely with some of the largest local players in the health care industry to track and share data that could prove critical in the city's fight against COVID-19. Continue reading
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