Baltimore Sun: Turning a corner on crisis, UMMS donates $4.6M worth of COVID PPE to South Asia

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The University of Maryland hospital system is working to transport its donated goods through two groups: Project C.U.R.E. and the International Medical Health Organization.
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The Daily Record: Often rivals, 4 Maryland institutions honored for pandemic efforts, collaboration

Bruce Jarrell of UMB and Ronald J. Daniels of Johns Hopkins University
The Regional Visionary Award seeks to celebrate individuals and organizations that have "significantly contributed to the betterment of the Greater Baltimore region."
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GBC’s 66th Annual Meeting places emphasis on Racial Equity and Social Justice

Moving Forward with Purpose
"These are challenging times but promise lies ahead. This is an ideal time for you to become involved with the GBC."--GBC President & CEO Don Fry
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Baltimore Sun: Maryland could receive coronavirus vaccine by next week; hospital workers, nursing home residents to get shots first

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Maryland’s medical community will focus on vaccinating a diverse range of residents, including those disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, said Dr. Mohan Suntha, president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System, during a virtual seminar the Greater Baltimore Committee hosted Dec. 8.
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BBJ: Local health system execs face major challenges with vaccine distribution, employee burnout

Samet encouraged the members of the GBC who tuned into the Dec. 8 panel to take responsibility for educating their workforces about the importance of and science behind the vaccines.
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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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Baltimore City Public-Private Partnership: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Johns Hopkins Medicine & University of Maryland Medical System

Baltimore Area COVID-19 Public-Private Taskforce
The Greater Baltimore Committee hosted Baltimore City Public-Private Partnership: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Johns Hopkins Medicine & University of Maryland Medical System.
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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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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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