SBIRT Program off to Successful Start in Baltimore MedStar HospitalsProject Drives Early Intervention and Treatment for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Baltimore, MD—(November 11, 2016)— MedStar Health was awarded the largest grant in its history by Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore, to fund tools, training and resources for emergency room staff to screen for risky substance abuse behaviors, and motivate patients to enlist treatment. Known as SBIRT,…
MedStar Harbor Hospital a Designated Viewing Area for Saturday’s Air Show Will Provide Health and Wellness Outreach to CommunityMedStar Harbor Hospital will embrace the community drawn to its campus this weekend for the annual Maryland Fleet and Air Show, by hosting an outdoor Health and Wellness Festival.
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MedStar Health Baltimore Hospitals Recognized for Commitment to Environmental SustainabilityIn recognition of their leadership in environmental sustainability, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan, MedStar Harbor and MedStar Union Memorial Hospitals have been honored with the 2016 “Partner for Change” award.
MedStar Health, Baltimore Region, Names 2016 Nurses of the YearMedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan, MedStar Harbor and MedStar Union Memorial Hospitals Honor Nurses during Annual Nurses Week Celebration
MedStar Health Cancer Network to Increase Colorectal Cancer ScreeningsThe MedStar Health Cancer Network has joined forces with the American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable by pledging to support the “80% by 2018” initiative – a nationwide goal to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% in the next two years.
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MedStar Response to Incorrect Media ReportsNews reports circulating about the malware attack on MedStar Health’s IT system are incorrect. Our partner Symantec, a global leader in cybersecurity, has been on the ground from the start of the situation conducting a thorough forensic analysis. Symantec said, “The 2007 and 2010 fixes referenced in the article were not contributing factors in this event.”
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