Innovative Technology Improves Detection of Bladder Cancer
MedStar Washington Hospital Center now offers Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview®, a new, FDA-approved technology used to pinpoint bladder tumors in patients with known or suspected bladder cancer.

Category : Cancer , Innovation , Urology ,

Metro Track Work Begins June 3
Beginning June 3, Metro will implement a track work plan that may cause delays or rerouting.

Medical ICU Reaches Rare Milestone: 2 Years CLABSI-Free
MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical intensive care unit 2G achieved an impressive milestone on March 18 (and counting): two years without a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI), a huge accomplishment for an ICU.

Category : Quality and Patient Safety ,

MedStar Response to Incorrect Media Reports
News reports circulating about the malware attack on MedStar Health’s IT system are incorrect. Our partner Symantec, a global leader in cybersecurity, has been on the ground from the start of the situation conducting a thorough forensic analysis.

Category : Technology/IT ,

April 4, (2 p.m.) MedStar Washington Hospital Center Update
MedStar Health is deeply thankful for the hard work and determination of its IT team and partners and is greatly encouraged by the progress made to date.

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April 3 (2 p.m.) Update for MedStar Providers
MedStar Health has brought SERA, MedStar's Virtual Private Network (VPN), back online, as of 2 p.m., Sunday, April 3. This enables physicians with SERA access to use MedConnect and other clinical systems remotely.

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