MedStar Health Inc

Apr 22, 2020

Prince George’s County continues to be Md. epicenter in pandemic

Prince George’s County has emerged as the center of Maryland’s response to COVID-19, with leaders and hospital officials saying they are focusing their efforts on the diverse suburban county. With 3,875 cases and 141 deaths, the county has had more coronavirus patients than any other county in the state. The next closest county is Montgomery […]

Mar 20, 2019

LifeBridge, MedStar board members also get contracts from systems

The University of Maryland Medical System has drawn criticism this week for contracts awarded to members of its board of directors, but two of Maryland’s other large health systems also have financial relationships with members of their boards. LifeBridge Health and MedStar Health joined the University of Maryland Medical System in paying millions of dollars […]

Apr 30, 2018

Md. hospitals take a hard look at their role in opioid epidemic — and solving it

It happened in front of an Anne Arundel County police station. In front of the station, like at all Anne Arundel police stations, Dr. Barry Meisenberg saw a sign with statistics about heroin overdoses and deaths to date. “I began to recognize what is our role here,” said Meisenberg, Anne Arundel Medical Center’s chair for quality […]

Oct 17, 2016

These Md. companies are participating in the ‘cancer moonshot’

Maryland-based companies and organizations of all sizes are contributing to the national initiative to end cancer. More than 70 commitments to new actions, such as funding additional research, making new ways of sharing data and increasing outreach efforts in communities, were detailed Monday in Vice President Joe Biden’s progress report on the initiative, called the […]

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