LifeBridge Health raises minimum living wage for hospital team members to $15 an hour

The wage increase also applies to select union members and follows an end-of-year “Thanks-2-U” direct $500 cash benefit to team members recognizing their extraordinary efforts.
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The Daily Record: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine awarded near $400K grant for 2-year cancer project

The grants, funded by Pfizer Global Medical Grants and overseen by the American Cancer Society, are part of the Addressing Racial Disparities in Cancer Care Competitive Grant Program, a three-year collaboration working to promote equity in cancer outcomes for Black men and women.
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BD announces Executive Leadership Appointments

Succeeding Kaltenbach as executive vice president and president of the Life Sciences segment is Dave Hickey, who currently serves as worldwide president of the Integrated Diagnostics Solutions business.
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WBAL NewsRadio: President of the Greater Baltimore Committee speaks on family supporting jobs and breaking disparities

"Our board of directors felt that rather than looking just at the current workforce, they wanted to look ahead, look 10 years out from a regional perspective," said Fry.
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UnitedHealth Group announces ‘The Path Forward’ program

UnitedHealth Group believes a next-generation health system should build on the strengths of the current system, enable public-private partnerships and leverage private-sector innovation.
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COVID-19 vaccine trial begins at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

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UMSOM researchers are targeting people who have increased risk of exposure because of location or circumstance to see whether the vaccine protects them.
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The Daily Record: CareFirst to distribute care packages to COVID-19 vulnerable areas

To alleviate this concern, CareFirst will distribute over 100,000 care package items to its most vulnerable member populations.
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Ulman Foundation leads MOVE Maryland program to benefit nonprofits

MOVE Maryland is an opportunity to raise funds together, to get people moving in support of their favorite nonprofit, and to collectively elevate Maryland’s nonprofit sector in the midst of these challenging times.
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