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November 11, 2022MedStar Health Researchers Examine Alleged Misrepresentation of EHR Capabilities with Potentially Far-Reaching Patient Safety Implications
A research letter available today in JAMA Health Forum advocates for more rigorous safety practices among EHR vendors. COLUMBIA, Md. – Researchers at MedStar Health, Brigham and Women’s Ho...
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May 20, 2016In 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.
May 20, 2016MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Honored By Practice Greenhealth for Environmental Achievements in Health CareThe hospital brought home two awards from the Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards.
May 09, 2016MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Receives Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care and Target: Stroke (SM) Honor Roll DesignationThe award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
April 19, 2016MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center Is Named a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” By National SurveyThis is the fourth consecutive year the hospital has been recognized for its commitment to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) patients, their families, and associates.
April 15, 2016MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical intensive care unit 2G achieved an impressive milestone on March 18 (and counting): two years without a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI), a huge accomplishment for an ICU.
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.