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COLA kicks off Laboratory Week early

Columbia-based COLA is participating in National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (scheduled for April 19-25) to recognize laboratorians for their work in keeping patients safe...

AIR to acquire Columbia’s IMPAQ

The American Institutes for Research (AIR), one of the world’s leading behavioral and social science research organizations, has agreed to acquire Columbia-based IMPAQ, a...

ACell enters exclusive Chinese agreement

ACell, of Columbia, has entered into an exclusive long-term product supply and distribution agreement with First Horizon, and Weihai Jierui Medical Products Co., a...

Howard officials, community leaders respond to coronavirus

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, who announced Howard County’s first coronavirus case on Sunday, recently gathered county officials and community stakeholders to announce new...

Anne Arundel unveils gun report

The Anne Arundel County Gun Violence Prevention Task Force (GVPTF) presented its preliminary report, which aligns a series of local proposals to reduce firearm-related...

COLA conducting survey on PAMA’s impact on clinical labs

COLA, a Columbia-based, private, nonprofit laboratory accreditation organization, is inviting clinical laboratories to participate in a new survey to gather data about how cuts...

Schuh Signs Mental Health Legislation

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh recently signed legislation to expand mental health services for residents. The $470,000 annual effort will fund two new Mental...

Anne Arundel releases health assessment

The 2018 Anne Arundel County Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) has been released. The comprehensive, data-driven report, which identifies the health needs of the...

HFAM announces behavioral health program

The Health Facilities Association of Maryland (HFAM), of Linthicum, has announced a new, focused education program on behavioral health trauma-informed care. This program will...

HCGH receives top patient safety rating for Fall 2019

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, assigning letter grades to hospitals nationwide based on...

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