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University Of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Encourages Individuals To Get Flu Vaccine

Although about 64 percent of Americans got a flu vaccine last season, about one-third of the population remained unprotected from the flu. more

University Of Maryland Medical System Observes World Patient Safety Day On September 17

UMMS is highlighting the importance of keeping health care workers safe and promoting patient safety. more

Chesapeake Life Center Adapts With This Year's Grief Camps

In the face of COVID-19, the Chesapeake Life Center team had to rethink how they could continue a vital service for grieving children. more

Doctors Explain Mental Health Impact Of Shutdown

Finding ways to maintain meaningful human interaction requires striking a delicate balance. more

Working Out In Unusual Times

Chasing consistent progress can simultaneously be a powerful eye-opener as well as a secret weapon in achieving the results we are looking for. more

Rabbit In The House?

We recommend that rabbits have examinations twice a year to evaluate for any medical conditions and discuss their feeding and housing requirements. more

UM BWMC Honored With Quality Achievement Awards

For a seventh year in a row, UM BWMC received the Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Gold Quality Achievement Award for implementing quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. more

Registration Is Open For Free Hospice Health Care Symposium

Anyone is welcome to register online for the Caring for the Continuum of Life 2020: A Virtual Healthcare Symposium. It will be held from 7:45am to 12:45pm on October 24. more

UM BWMC Ranked Among “Best Hospitals”

UM BWMC was ranked No. 9 in Maryland and No. 7 in the Baltimore Metro. more

When The Caregiver Needs Care

Let’s take a look today at some of the pitfalls of “caregiver burnout,” a genuine problem in today’s society. more

Resilience, Strength And Emergence Through The Phases Of The Pandemic

Grieving during a pandemic may have left you feeling like your personal grief was paused or even overshadowed by the collective community’s loss due to COVID-19. more

Supporting Speech/Language Development During Home-Based E-Learning

There are many strategies you can implement in the home for children even as young as 12 months. more

Rutzen Eye Specialists & Laser Center Finds New Ways To Serve Patients

Rutzen and Dr. Jacey Hanna are using FaceTime, Zoom, Doxy and other platforms to communicate with patients. more

Hospice Of The Chesapeake President And CEO Ben Marcantonio Resigns

Marcantonio joined Hospice of the Chesapeake as chief operating officer in 2013 and was quickly promoted to president and CEO in 2015. more

Alzheimer’s Foundation Of America Now Providing Free Memory Screenings Digitally

Appointments can be made by calling AFA at 866-232-8484. The free program is open to everyone: there are no minimum age or insurance requirements. more

Comptroller Honors Burgers & Bands For Suicide Prevention

Anne and Ethan Brennan are founders of Burgers and Bands For Suicide Prevention, a nonprofit organization raising awareness to prevent suicide. more

The Corona Chronicles Part II: Real People, Real Coping

Here's what I have learned from my patients about what alleviates their distress when they have limited access to their normal routines, activities and social networks. more

Coronavirus Questions Answered

Find answers to questions you may have about COVID-19. more

Thank You From UM BWMC

UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center President and CEO Karen Olscamp shares an important message. more

Serving On The Front Line Of The Pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has been unrelenting, but two respiratory therapists find silver linings with support from family, friends and the community. more
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