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AAMC Receives ‘A’ for Patient Safety

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has been awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes AAMC’s efforts in...

Howard announces $1M grant to expand opioid crisis services

The Howard County Health Department has received a State Opioid Response Grant in the amount of $1,094,655 from the Maryland Department of Health to...

APL shares vision for retinal prosthesis

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, intend to capitalize on recent advances in computer vision – including developments...

Marylanders can enroll for Health Insurance via tax returns

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, and House Speaker Adrienne Jones signed a first-of-its-kind health care enrollment bill into law....

Demand rising for senior housing- New sites needed for growing population

“There’s not enough senior housing in Howard County,” said Kelly Cimino, director of the Howard County Department of Housing and Community Development. One solution may...

Vision Innovation Partners acquires Washington Eye Specialists

Vision Innovation Partners, of Annapolis, has acquired Washington Eye Specialists, an ophthalmology practice in Washington, D.C. The acquisition further expands Vision Innovation Partners’ growing...

On-the-go snacks getting healthier–County requires options

Vending machines in Howard County will have new selections beginning in October. As a result of a law approved in 2015, vending machines will include...

Howard County sues opioid makers and distributors in Circuit Court

Howard County has submitted a formal complaint against Purdue Pharma L.P., and other opioid manufacturers, as well as opioid distributors, in the Circuit Court...

Hopkins APL team develops digital health roadmap

A team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of...

Pivot Health lands $25M financing

Pivot Health Solutions, a provider of physical therapy, corporate wellness and occupational health services with two million patient visits in 2018, announced that various...

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