GBC member companies recognized among the best hospitals in Maryland, across the country

Seven GBC member companies were recognized for being among the best hospitals in the state of Maryland. Two were recognized among the best in the country.
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The Daily Record: Kaiser Permanente awards $895K to improve community health

The 15 grants support programs that improve health and well-being throughout the region.
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University Of Maryland School Of Nursing faculty members awarded more than $5.4 Million in funding from National Institutes Of Health

The NEAT Study seeks to understand the transition from acute to chronic lower-back pain, which will enable researchers to identify biomarkers early in the transition period and to provide new therapeutic targets (e.g., newly identified signaling receptors that could be blocked in the central nervous system) at critical windows of...
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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield establishes $5 Million Personal Protective Equipment initiative for Coronavirus relief

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During the first wave of the initiative, close to 200 healthcare and social service organizations will be invited to receive CareFirst’s PPE.
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BD launches portable, rapid point-of-care antigen test to detect SARS-CoV-2

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The simple new assay leverages more than 25,000 BD Veritor™ instruments already used across the U.S. to immediately increase access to COVID-19 testing in frontline health care settings
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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to provide premium credits and other financial benefits to customers and members

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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