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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BBJ: Health experts urge local businesses to help combat misinformation as vaccine rollout continues

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Leaders from Johns Hopkins and UMB told a group of Baltimore business leaders Jan. 19 one of the ways they can help things run more smoothly and efficiently is by being understanding about the complexities and pace of vaccinations.
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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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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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GBC members, Baltimore Women’s Advisory Board Members recognized among The Daily Record’s Top 100 Women

The Daily Record recognized 100 individuals for the Top 100 Women award. Of the 100 women selected, 28 are employed by a Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) member company.
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HCC Foundation receives $1 Million endowment for nursing scholarships

With the Schwabers' $1 million endowment, Harford Community College will be able to increase scholarship opportunities for the additional students enrolled in the program.
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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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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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