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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...

AAMC among Maryland’s best in Leapfrog ratings

Hospitals in The Business Monthly’s coverage area received a variety of grades, while no hospital in the state of Maryland received an “F,” in...

Cancer resource center moves location on HCGH campus

The Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center recently moved to 11065 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 150, within Howard County General Hospital (HCGH) campus. It...

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...

Ambu launches new single-use cystoscope

Ambu Inc., a medical device maker and maker of sterile, single-use endoscopes that bases its U.S. operations in Columbia, has introduced a new single-use...

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...

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...

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...

New App locates financial assistance for seriously ill patients

A Washington, D.C., nonprofit foundation has collaborated with a Millersville app developer to help eligible patients, caregivers and providers find financial assistance for out-of-pocket...

APL developing non-invasive brain computer interfaces to control complex systems

With a recent award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), researchers from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel,...

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