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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...

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...

Ball commits $2.4M for health care worker critical staffing

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball has committed $2 million to the Howard County General Hospital (HCGH) and $400,000 to the Howard County Health Department in American...

Howard County first, Anne Arundel County fourth in U.S. News’ Top 500

The fourth annual project from U.S. News & World Report assessed nearly 3,000 communities nationwide across dozens of metrics, exploring the critical role location plays...

CA considers new status

Columbia Association’s (CA) Board of Directors is considering requesting that the Maryland General Assembly recognize CA under state law as a community benefit association,...

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to acquire Medicaid MCO plans

To advance its mission to provide affordable access to health coverage, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has reached separate definitive agreements to acquire Trusted Health...

HCGH to train health workers

Howard County General Hospital (HCGH) received accreditation from the Maryland Department of Health to provide training and certification for community health workers. Community health workers...

The vaccine supply chain: Is it broken or downright remarkable?

As daily reports show widespread frustration and anger over the COVID-19 vaccine distribution, supply chain experts are marveling at the mind-bending complexity of meeting...

Welldoc to collaborate with Dexcom

Columbia-based Welldoc, a digital health company, announced a collaboration with Dexcom, the global leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems for people with diabetes. Welldoc...

Processa Pharmaceuticals to raise $10.2M  

Hanover-based Processa Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing products to improve the survival and/or quality of life for patients who have unmet medical needs,...

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