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Hospitals, state adding hundreds of beds to prepare for coronavirus

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Maryland and its hospitals have begun adding beds and choosing sites for temporary hospitals as COVID-19 hospitalizations are expected to rise over the coming weeks. Mercy Medical Center and LifeBridge Health announced plans last week to bring hundreds of new ...

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Md. hospitals using telehealth to address coronavirus worries

It shows nurses in the LifeBridge Health Virtual Hospital triaging patients. Those patients will then have private video visits with other providers. (LifeBridge Health submitted photo)

Hospitals are using telehealth options to treat patients remotely and triage COVID-19 cases as concerns grow about bed capacity and the possibility of spreading the virus within hospital walls. Health systems and the state emergency service are watching capacity as ...

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Md. hospitals to postpone elective surgeries beginning this week

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Maryland hospitals, including Johns Hopkins Health System and University of Maryland Medical System, have begun to postpone elective surgeries as they work to free up capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that the state ...

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USM prepares for online classes and hospitals adopt new visitor policies

Dr. Jay Perman speaks Oct. 21 at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion summit. (The Daily Record / Tim Curtis)

Public universities in Maryland canceled classes and will prepare to shift to online classes following spring break and Maryland hospitals made changes to their visitor policies and schools canceled field trips Tuesday as the state’s institutions continued to respond to ...

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Through hospital consolidation, systems say they remain focused on community health

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Maryland hospital systems have been growing for years, with some small systems joining larger systems, small hospitals joining systems and other hospitals remaining proudly independent. It comes as no surprise that most systems are happy with where they stand as ...

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