Health Care

Lawmakers, group back health equity resource proposal

“It’s really an extremely modest investment for all of the actual dollars that will be saved, let alone the health outcomes and the indirect cost savings that come from that,” says Del. Erek Barron, D-Prince George's. (File Photo)

Legislation to create permanent Health Equity Resource Communities will be introduced during the 2021 General Assembly session with the support of over 250 groups and organizations in the state, including Johns Hopkins. Under the proposed bill, areas with poor health ...

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LifeBridge Health adopts $15 an hour minimum wage


LifeBridge Health is raising the minimum wage for more than 1,100 hospital team members to $15 an hour, officials said Friday. The move comes on top of a recent 2.5% pay increase and applies to team members who include frontline ...

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Johns Hopkins School of Medicine awarded near $400K grant for 2-year cancer project


The American Cancer Society and Pfizer have approved grants totaling more than $3 million in 10 communities focused on reducing racial disparities and helping optimize cancer outcomes for Black men and women, including the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ...

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Baltimore County launches health care provider registry


The Baltimore County Department of Health invites county health care providers to register their practice in the county’s new provider registry. Joining this registry will make it easier for the Department to get information to providers in the county as ...

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UMMC Midtown Campus nationally recognized with ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade


The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) Midtown Campus has been awarded an ‘A’ in the fall2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing UMMC Midtown Campus’ achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is ...

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