November 24, 2021
COLUMBIA, Md – A high school teacher from Northern Virginia has become the 5000th COVID-19 patient to receive life-saving monoclonal antibody therapy with MedStar Health. Kacey Meakes, 35, came ...
March 20, 2019Center for Healthcare Narratives Publishes First Issue of Online Healthcare Narratives Literary Journal, "Please See Me"
The goal: To provide a platform that connects patients and providers as people through the health-related stories that give meaning to our lives—all in the spirit of wellness. Columbia, MD – Please Se...
February 13, 2019Institute Experts Contribute to Iowa Healthcare Collaborative Change Package on Diagnostic Error and the Laboratory Testing Process
The Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC), through the Compass Hospital Improvement and Innovation Network (HIIN), has released a new change package “Reducing Diagnostic Error-Related to the Laboratory ...
February 04, 2019On Feb. 4, 2019, the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare launched EHRSeeWhatWeMean.org and a related campaign, presenting compelling evidence for the need to address the known risks to patient safety and clinician burnout that stem from poor electronic health record (EHR) usability—and calling for action.
January 25, 2019
During the 7th Annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, Dr. David Mayer, Executive Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, was announced as the new Chief Executive Off...
January 18, 2019
COLUMBIA, MD— The Patient Safety Movement Foundation, a global non-profit organization dedicated to improving patient safety, has awarded MedStar Health with its Five-Star Hospital award. ...
January 04, 2019
In a joint effort, experts from MedStar Health and the American Medical Association (AMA) have launched EHRSeeWhatWeMean.org, highlighting patient safety and health information technology concerns wit...