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Lorien first to certify in Parkinson care

Lorien Health Services, a family-owned assisted living, nursing home, and residential services company, announced its Encore assisted living and skilled nursing community in Howard...

Researchers aim to improve breast cancer detection

Researchers at The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, are collaborating with radiologists from Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) to develop an upstream...

UV light provides alternative to chemical cleaning

Ultraviolet (UV) light, usually associated with medical and healthcare settings, is getting a second look as a safe and effective alternative to traditional methods...

Kennedy Krieger expands in Maple Lawn 

Kennedy Krieger Institute recently opened the second location of its International Center for Spinal Cord Injury, building upon a 15-year legacy of providing “Hope Through...

Ambu gets contract for single-use cystoscope

Ambu Inc., Columbia-based manufacturer of single-use endoscopes, has been awarded a contract with UroGPO, the largest group purchasing organization for private urology practice clinics in the U.S. The...

Ruppersberger proposes ‘Hero’ Pay for hospital workers

Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) unveiled federal legislation providing “hero” pay to hospital workers on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Dr. Joseph...

CMS approves COLA for virtual lab surveys 

Columbia-based COLA continues to expand its capabilities to support laboratories during COVID-19, and recently the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved COLA’s...

AMS Onsite partners with Arkstone Medical

AMS Onsite, an Annapolis-based leading infection control and prevention (ICP) practice for America's long-term care facilities, announced a partnership with Arkstone Medical Solutions, a pioneer...

Sheppard Pratt ranked fifth in the U.S.

Sheppard Pratt, which operates in Howard County, was named one of the nation's top five psychiatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in its 20-2021 Best...

Ellicott City doctor’s device protects workers caring for COVID patients

When Covid-19 swept through the Northeast in April, nearly 600 health care workers died of the virus and thousands were infected. New surges in...

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