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Vision Innovation Partners acquires Baltimore Eye

Vision Innovation Partners has acquired Baltimore Eye Physicians, an ophthalmology practice with two locations (including one surgery center) in Baltimore. The acquisition further expands...

Howard’s Ball highlights opioid progress

Howard County saw a 37 percent decrease in opioid related deaths in 2019 compared to 2018. There was also a 17 percent decrease in...

Competitive Health partners with Welldoc

Competitive Health and Welldoc, of Columbia, announced a partnership that will offer Competitive Health’s clients a digital assistant known as BlueStar, Welldoc’s tailored guidance...

General Assembly aims to ease health enrollment

The Maryland House of Delegates, by a bipartisan margin of 120-9, has passed HB 814, sponsored by Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk, which will create what...

Howard updates testing, tracing efforts

The Howard County Health Department is in the process of hiring and onboarding contact tracers to add to its team of current and volunteer...

Howard expands PPE supply, dashboard data updated

Howard County has worked with other jurisdictions to place bulk orders of personal protective equipment (PPE), accessed the strategic national stockpile, and received many...

Congressional delegation gets $742M for hospitals, health care providers

The full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes,...

Welldoc, Dexcom expand strategic partnership

Columbia-based Welldoc and Dexcom announced the first customer for a new integrated offering to drive improved health for people with Type 2 diabetes. Welldoc...

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...

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...

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