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  • Lori Franklin of St. Agnes Hospital joins A Miner Detail Podcast
    Mar 5, 2020 - A Miner Detail Podcast by Ryan Miner
    The Maryland Hospital Association held its annual legislative breakfast in Annapolis on Thursday, January 16, 2020. Lori Franklin is the director of government relations and managed care of St. Agnes Hospital.
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  • New Guide Released To Help Healthcare Workers Identify, Care For Sex Trafficking Victims
    Mar 2, 2020 - WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5 by Anne Kramer
    Health care workers in Maryland, including those in hospital emergency rooms, have a new tool kit to help them identify and care for victims of sex trafficking. Nicole Stallings, senior vice president of government affairs and policy for the Maryland Hospital Association, tells WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and 101.5's Anne Kramer hospitals have a unique opportunity with these survivors because studies show that about 90% of the victims were seen by health care workers while they were being trafficked.
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  • ‘There Is Hope’ | Peer Recovery Coaches At Saint Agnes Help Addicts Find Road To Recovery
    Feb 20, 2020 - WJZ 13 CBS Baltimore by Amy Kawata
    In the midst of the opioid epidemic, peer recovery coach programs are being implemented in hospitals nationwide. Ascension Saint Agnes Health Institute was one of the first hospitals in Maryland to launch a Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in March 2018, to help those facing substance abuse disorder.
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  • GBMC to Open New Space for Victims of Sexual Violence
    Feb 11, 2020 - The Daily Record by Tim Curtis
    Greater Baltimore Medical Center Thursday will open a new space in its hospital to treat victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking. The new space, designed to make patients feel comfortable, will open at a time when the hospital is seeing more patients.
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  • Health Care Workforce Critical to Delivering Quality Care
    Feb 9, 2020 - YouTube by Maryland Hospital Association
    We asked President of Johns Hopkins Hospital Redonda Miller and St. Agnes Healthcare's Care Manager of Community Outreach Javan Mangum to explain how critical a robust workforce is to delivering quality care to Maryland patients. #Caring4Md
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  • Meritus Medical Center Debuts New Pediatric Room
    Feb 6, 2020 - Local DMV by Emily Yinger
    Meritus Medical Center is making a big splash with their new underwater themed pediatric care room. The room is geared toward patients eight and under. It features fun decorations such as a bubble tube, a sound-activated sensory light, and a pediatric bed shaped like a whale. Medical staff say the room helps young patients feel comfortable when getting procedures that may seem scary or overwhelming.
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  • MHA Legislative Breakfast in Annapolis
    Feb 5, 2020 - YouTube by Maryland Hospital Association
    MHA hosted hospital leaders and legislators for a breakfast in Annapolis in January 2020.
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  • Javan Mangum, of Saint Agnes Healthcare, and Olivia Farrow, of Saint Agnes Healthcare
    Feb 3, 2020 - YouTube by Maryland Hospital Association
    Javan Mangum, Care Manager, Community Outreach, Saint Agnes Healthcare, and Olivia Farrow, Director of Community Development & Engagement, Saint Agnes Healthcare, discuss how Maryland's hospitals support patients.
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  • UMMS: Suntha At The Helm
    Jan 29, 2020 - WYPR by Sheilah Kast and Melissa Gerr
    Millions of Marylanders get care from the University of Maryland Medical System, UMMS. Last year one-fourth of all the hospital visits in the state were made to one of the 13 hospitals that are part of UMMS. The old board has been replaced, and the new board picked a new CEO Dr. Mohan Suntha, a cancer doctor who has worked at UMMS almost three decades. He says he knows how to keep UMMS true to its mission.
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  • MedStar gets car for physical therapy patients
    Jan 29, 2020 - WBAL-TV by Theo Hayes
    It's not every day you see a car being lifted into the air by a crane, but that's exactly what happened Tuesday at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital. A 2007 Lincoln MKZ headed straight for the fifth floor to the inpatient rehabilitation center to assist people like Curtis Taylor. Curtis has been in the hospital for two weeks after getting cellulitis in his right leg. Thanks to hard work and help from his therapists, he's heading home. The car is key to getting patients like Curtis back on track. Many of them are suffering with loss of mobility due to Parkinson's, stroke, amputation or other conditions.
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