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Ambu among Fast Company’s most innovative companies

Ambu, which manufactures single-use endoscopy and has a North American base in Columbia, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022. This year’s list honors businesses that are making the biggest impact on their industries and culture. These companies – including Microsoft, SpaceX, and GlaxoSmithKline – are creating the future today […]

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Welldoc among AVIA Connect’s top 50 companies

Columbia-based Welldoc, a digital health company, was recognized as a Top 50 Company in remote monitoring upon conclusion of extensive research and company outreach by AVIA Connect, a digital health marketplace. Welldoc’s single platform offers a comprehensive, clinical-based approach for chronic condition management. By leveraging the power of AI-driven data visualizations across multiple dimensions of health – […]

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CMS awards pathology deemed status to COLA

Columbia-based COLA, which promotes health and safety through accreditation and educational programs, is proud to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded COLA deemed status for the Pathology specialty. “Now that COLA has deeming authority for the specialty of Pathology, we are looking forward to serving a growing number of hospitals, Pathology groups […]

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Pittman announces settlement in opioids litigation

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Office of Law announced its participation in national settlement agreements with opioid manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, and the three largest distributors of opioids: Cardinal, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen. The county’s participation in the agreements is estimated to provide the county with roughly $30 million over 18 years for […]

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Improvement Coalition’s CareFirst grant will address diabetes

The Howard County Local Health Improvement Coalition (HCLHIC) was awarded $50,000 by CareFirst BlueCross/BlueShield through their National Health Equity Strategy to address the Diabetes epidemic. This award supports the Strengthening Community Partnerships to Improve Health Equity in Howard County. Using a place-based approach by targeting outreach and education of residents in specifically identified housing and […]

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Maxim Healthcare Group separates to form two companies

Maxim Healthcare Group, of Columbia, a national provider of home health care, staffing and workforce solutions, today announced it has separated its two business units into independently operated companies – Maxim Healthcare Services and Maxim Healthcare Staffing – and will retire the umbrella Maxim Healthcare Group brand. The move allows each to build on existing growth, expand services […]

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AbsoluteCare moving to Columbia Town Center

AbsoluteCare, an integrated health care provider that operates throughout the country, including two health care centers in Maryland, is relocating its current location on Park Avenue in Baltimore City to a 12,712-square-foot space overlooking the Lakefront in Columbia Town Center. The space at 10175 Little Patuxent Parkway (also known as Little Patuxent Square), is a […]

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Ambu USA receives clearance for gastroscope, display unit

Ambu USA of Columbia has announced the 510(k) regulatory clearance of the Ambu aScope Gastro and Ambu aBox 2. aScope Gastro is Ambu’s first sterile single-use gastroscope and includes new advanced imaging and design features in a combined solution with next-generation display and processor technology. With HD capabilities, the aBox 2 will set a new benchmark in […]

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Howard submits ARP quarterly report

Howard County announced the submission of its quarterly American Rescue Plan (ARP) Project and Expenditure Report to the U.S. Department of Treasury. Additionally, County Executive Ball announced that data collected from the County’s Community Survey is available at Howard County learned this past March that it would receive a total allocation of $63.3 million in federal ARP funding. The first half ($31.6 million) of the county’s federal ARP funding was […]