MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute Expands Alliance with Cleveland ClinicMedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital announced today it has entered into a groundbreaking clinical and research alliance with the world renowned Cleveland Clinic Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute.
Dr. Eric De Jonge Honored with the DCHA Distinguished Service AwardK. Eric De Jonge, MD, director of Geriatrics, and co-founder of the Medical House Call Program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA).
Kidney Transplant Coordinator Julie Haimes Recognized for Always Putting Patients FirstAs a kidney transplant coordinator at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Julie Haimes has touched thousands of lives over the years, and was recently honored with the “Patient First Award” from Hospital Center President John Sullivan, for her commitment to providing exceptional quality, safety and service to transplant patients.
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New Study Reconfirms: Calling 9-1-1 can be the Difference Between Life and DeathIn a new published study in Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, the researchers found that patients transported to the hospital by first responders were treated faster than those who used their own transportation.
A FREE Live Webcast “Pelvic Floor and More” on September 30It’s a fact: one in three women older than 45 suffers from a pelvic floor disorder (PFD). Common causes of PFDs include pregnancy and childbirth, hormonal changes after menopause, obesity and conditions such as chronic cough, which can strain the pelvic floor.
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