Mercy Medical Center completes newly constructed hospital floor ahead of schedule

Mercy Medical Center announced the completion of a newly constructed unit on the 17th Floor of the Mary Catherine Bunting Center main hospital in downtown Baltimore. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: GBMC receives achievement award for stroke treatment

The Primary Stroke Center at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) received an award from the American Heart Association (AHA) for its treatment processes for stroke victims. Continue reading
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Kaiser Permanente hosts ‘Prioritizing a psychologically healthy workplace with COVID-19’ webinar

 Kaiser Permanente will be hosting a virtual event: Prioritizing a psychologically healthy workplace with COVID-19. In this webinar, Cosette Taillac, LCSW, BCD, Strategic Leader for National Mental Health and Wellness at Kaiser Permanente, will explore the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and well-being in your workforce. Continue...
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AT&T Foundation Donates $60,000 to Help Vulnerable Residents in Baltimore

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Nonprofits that help the homeless and other vulnerable residents in Baltimore are facing immense challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the AT&T Foundation is helping local organizations serve their clients during this crisis. Continue reading
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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. Continue reading
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CareFirst accelerates over $170M in payments and other support to healthcare providers

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. Continue reading
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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. Continue reading
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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. Continue reading
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BBJ: Johns Hopkins Medicine chief shares how his system is preparing for COVID-19 surge at webinar hosted by GBC and its Health Care Committee

Johns Hopkins Health System is relying on partnerships with public officials, local manufacturers and industry competitors to prepare for a COVID-19 surge in Maryland, said system President Kevin Sowers. Continue reading
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Becton Dickinson announces FDA Emergency Use Authorization for new COVID-19 diagnostic for use in U.S.

Becton Dickinson, a leading global medical technology company, and BioGX Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a new diagnostic test that will enable hospitals to screen for COVID-19 (coronavirus) on site and get results...
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