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A Notable Honor for Ebola Response Team as it Planned and Prepared for the Ebola Virus
MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Ebola Response Team has been honored with the 2015 Patient Safety Award from the District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA).

MedStar Washington Neonatal ICU Achieves Three Years Without a Single Central Line Infection
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at MedStar Washington Hospital Center reached a remarkable safety milestone last Friday, July 31: three years with zero Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) in its tiniest and most vulnerable babies.

Top National Recognition for MedStar Washington's Cardiovascular Care by U.S. News
For the third year in a row, MedStar Washington Hospital Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the only hospital in the Washington region with a nationally ranked heart program.

Newly Approved WATCHMAN Heart Device Gives Patients Alternative to Blood Thinners and Reduces Stroke Risk
Physicians at MedStar Heart at MedStar Washington Hospital Center were the first in the Washington metropolitan region to successfully implant the WATCHMAN™ Device on June 16 in two patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib).