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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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AT&T supports nurses and physicians with 3 months of free FirstNet service

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In addition to three months of free service, nurses and physicians signing-on to FirstNet can get a $200 activation credit when activating a new FirstNet Ready smartphone on a new FirstNet Mobile-Responder plan.
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CareFirst accelerates over $170M in payments and other support to healthcare providers

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield will offer a new accelerated payment program to an array of healthcare providers experiencing financial strain due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Johns Hopkins Medicine to host Facts That Matter series on COVID-19

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Johns Hopkins Medicine hosts an ongoing webinar series called Facts That Matter, featuring hour-long discussions with Johns Hopkins experts on COVID-19.
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Baltimore Sun: Maryland sees spike of 1,100 new coronavirus cases, but most hospitals aren’t yet at capacity

An additional 104 hospitalizations because of the coronavirus were announced April 8, an uptick of nearly 10%. While 1,210 Marylanders in all have been hospitalized, 365 have been released from isolation.
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