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January 19, 2023MedStar Washington Hospital Center Opens Biocontainment Unit to Care for Patients Who Contract Highly Infectious Diseases
Biocontainment and observation of patients in one dedicated space WASHINGTON – MedStar Washington Hospital Center has opened a state-of-the-art Biocontainment Unit (BCU) that will be used primar...
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March 09, 2016The bariatric surgery program at has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).
February 13, 2016MedStar Georgetown will be one of only 13 centers in the United States to offer this highly advanced, precisely targeted proton therapy to cancer patients.
January 23, 2016MedStar Health is in the vanguard of health systems across the country that are embracing transparency and adopting practices to immediately communicate with patients and families—and other members of the care team—when something goes wrong. MedStar has been following the principles of communication and disclosure for several years, and was asked to develop and pilot the toolkit for the Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) program of the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). AHRQ made the toolkit available today to hospitals and health leaders at no charge to encourage transparency everywhere.
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January 16, 2016A grant has been awarded to Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, a MedStar Health Researcher to screen for urinary tract infections (UTIs) among patients with spinal cord injuries at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network.
In addition to the Patient Care Tower, MedStar Franklin Square's expansion projects included the construction of a new waste management building that opened in August 2008. The "Be Square, Be Green"...