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HCGH recognized for cardiovascular care

Howard County General Hospital has received five American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline achievement awards for demonstrating commitment to following up-to-date, research-based guidelines for the treatment of heart disease and stroke, leading to more lives saved, shorter recovery times and fewer readmissions to the hospital. The awards include: Get With The […]

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Maryland Delegation announces nearly $7M for health, disease

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) announced $6,938,832 in federal funding to promote public health and support infectious disease and medical research efforts in Maryland. This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funding will […]

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HCC launches surgical technician apprenticeship program 

Howard Community College has launched a new surgical technician apprenticeship program designed to give aspiring health care professionals the foundational knowledge and skills needed to work in a hospital operating room environment. At the same time, the new apprenticeship creates a pipeline for the recruitment and retention of new talent for local hospitals. Surgical technician […]

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AMT increased access to music therapy

Annapolis Music Therapy Services recently celebrated the opening of its new location at The Offices At Riva, in Annapolis, with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. More than 100 people attended, including elected officials who supported legislative bills that brought state licensure to all music therapists working in Maryland. Annapolis Music Therapy Services serves […]

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APL projects among Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas

Three Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory initiatives were honored in Fast Company magazine’s 2022 World Changing Ideas awards. APL’s Basestack software, PFAS elimination methodology and subset seekers partnership with Johns Hopkins Medicine earned honorable mentions in the pandemic response, water and health categories, respectively. A panel of Fast Company editors and reporters selected winners and […]