MedStar Heart Institute Selected for ACC Patient Navigator Program
MedStar Heart Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, has been selected as one of 11 hospitals in the country to participate in the first-ever American College of Cardiology (ACC) Patient Navigator Program designed to help support heart attack and heart failure patients most at risk for readmission.

Category : Cardiology , Healthcare industry , Innovation ,

Botox Injections Can Do More Than Enhance a Woman’s Face
A single shot of a Botox injection into a woman’s bladder can cure a woman’s urinary incontinence as effectively as a daily pill, giving women the necessary tools to regain control of their lives.

Category : Innovation , Women’s services ,

Teen Parent Program Earns Prestigious Community Service Award
Teen Alliance for Prepared Parenting is a Lifeline for Young District Mothers

Category : Healthcare industry , MedStar in the community , Women’s services ,

Susan Eckert Honored for Excellence in Nursing by Washingtonian Magazine
Susan Eckert, RN, MSN, senior vice president of Nursing and chief nursing executive at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, is the recipient of an Excellence in Nursing Award in the October issue of Washingtonian magazine.

Category : Healthcare industry , Nursing ,

M. Joy Drass, MD, Selected as 2013 Women Who Mean Business
MedStar Health today announced the selection of M. Joy Drass, MD, executive vice president of Operations for the Washington, D.C., region of MedStar Health, among the Washington Business Journal’s 2013 Women Who Mean Business.

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Dr. Elmer Huerta Named White House Prevention & Public Health Champion of Change
Recognized for Innovative Approach to health promotion and disease prevention

Category : Cancer , Healthcare industry ,

Allen Taylor Named New Chief of Cardiology
Allen J. Taylor, MD, FACC, FAHA, has been appointed Chief of the newly combined Cardiology divisions at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital—all under the umbrella of MedStar Heart Institute.

Category : Cardiology , Healthcare industry ,

Only Heart Program in the Washington Area to be Ranked Nationally by U.S.News
MedStar Washington Hospital Center Named Among Nation's Best

Category : Cardiology , Healthcare industry , Innovation ,

Three MedStar D.C.-Based Hospitals Highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2013
Named as “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by National Survey

Category : Healthcare industry , Quality and Patient Safety ,