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Nonprofits adapt, adjust to continue to serve during pandemic

Running a nonprofit is not easy. It certainly is not easy amid a global pandemic and financial challenges, yet many Maryland nonprofits continue to make positive change amongst the communities and constituents they serve. As president and CEO of Maryland ...

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Doctor home visits come full circle with telemedicine

MedStar Health chief cardiologist Dr. George Ruiz recalls how doctors decades ago used to do home visits. With technology, medical professionals are once again visiting patients in their home. “In this way, it is kind of like technology is bringing ...

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Medical services expanding despite COVID

It was a beacon of light through the dark days, said Regina Figueroa, as staff and residents at Mercy Health’s Stella Maris long-term care facility watched the construction of its new $30 million rehab center during the summer peak of ...

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Pandemic might bring some relief for climbing health care rates

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on just about every aspect of American life, but one area it just might have improved is the variety of delivery and the cost of health care. Insurance companies have dramatically ramped up their ...

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Maryland Health Benefit Exchange enrollment remains steady

Since the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange launched a special enrollment period due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the agency has had more than 80,000 Marylanders apply for health insurance. About 65% of the residents applying are being put on ...

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Digital platform shows reductions in Baltimore child asthma ER cases

A Baltimore-based study has found a significant reduction in child asthma emergency cases in participants who utilized a digital platform, another sign of the growing versatility of virtual medicine. Preliminary data from a joint program between LifeBridge Health and emocha ...

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Jason Bass: ‘How do you not know that they exist?’

Baltimore native Jason Bass has emerged as a leader in city business circles by creating enterprises like Night Brunch and then serving as CEO for Treason Toting. In July Bass started a new role that leverages both his business savvy ...

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Responding to pandemic, MSBA debuts Legal Excellence Week

When the pandemic hit, one of Searle Mitnick’s clients was planning a conference in Key West. Under the language of the contract, a government order or pandemic would excuse them from the agreement, but when the governor of Florida removed ...

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Off the Record with Sloane Brown: Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks

Sloane Brown speaks with Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks about leading the county during the COVID-19 pandemic, how the county is working to serve residents, working while parenting, and other topics.  

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