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UMMC, BFD team up to address health disparities in west Baltimore (access required)

Baltimore’s paramedics will get an opportunity to make a difference in the field as they work with the University of Maryland Medical Center in a pilot program to reduce health disparities in west Baltimore. The Mobile Integrated Health – Community ...

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CorneaGen acquires Baltimore’s KeraLink International (access required)

Seattle-based CorneaGen, the largest provider of corneal tissue for transplant in the world, announced Monday it will acquire the domestic eye bank operations and related assets of KeraLink International, a Baltimore-based nonprofit offering corneal transplantation services, supplies and grafts for ...

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Capital Funding closes $12.3M refinancing for skilled nursing facility (access required)

Capital Funding LLC closed a HUD mortgage of $12.3 million  Jan. 14 for Autumn Lake Healthcare at Alice Manor, a 105-bed skilled nursing community in Baltimore, officials said Wednesday. The nursing home was part of a three-facility portfolio and the ...

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UM Nursing enters dual-admission agreement with Wor-Wic CC (access required)

The University of Maryland School of Nursing and Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury have launched an agreement of dual admission that will enable seamless academic progression from Wor-Wic’s Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program to UMSON’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Wor-Wic ...

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Kennedy Krieger gets $635K grant for pediatric chronic pain treatment program (access required)

Kennedy Krieger Institute received a $635,000 grant from the state of Maryland Tuesday to enhance a specialized program for the prevention of opioid dependence, abuse and addiction in children and adolescents with chronic pain as part of its commitment to ...

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AAMC raises minimum wage to $15 an hour (access required)

Anne Arundel Medical Center has raised its minimum wage to $15 an hour, the hospital announced Tuesday. The change was effective as of Sunday. The change will increase the pay of about 1,100 hospital employees, more than 22 percent of ...

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UMD School of Nursing celebrates 20 years with clinical simulation lab

Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN, the dean of the University of Maryland School of Nursing, welcomed an audience of faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors and other guests who gathered at the school Dec. 6 for the Debra L. Spunt Clinical ...

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Flying Dog, Green Leaf to produce THC-infused cannabis beer (access required)

Flying Dog Brewery is partnering with Green Leaf Medical Cannabis on a plan to release Maryland’s first THC-infused beer in 2019, the Frederick-based beer maker announced Wednesday. The beer, a non-alcoholic India Pale Ale named Hop Chronic, will serve as a medical delivery system ...

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Bon Secours health records now available on iPhone (access required)

Bon Secours now supports Health Records on iPhone, which brings together hospitals, clinics and the existing Apple Health app to make it easy for individuals to see their available health data from multiple providers whenever they choose. Health Records is ...

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