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Heart Surgery Program Earns Top Quality Rating

MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute’s cardiac surgery program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center has earned the highest quality rating of three stars from the prestigious Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), placing it once again among the top...
12-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Pregnancy App is a Hit with Moms-To-Be and Their Midwives

Midwives at MedStar Washington Hospital Center can now remotely monitor their pregnant patients’ progress and health using the Babyscripts app. It’s the first mobile clinical tool that allows the midwives to elevate the prenatal care experience...
11-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center Receives Pathway to Excellence® Designation

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the first acute care hospital in Washington, D.C. to achieve the prestigious Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association.
19-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Seth Worley Joins MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute’s Cardiac Electrophysiology Program

Dr. Seth Worley has joined MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute’s Cardiac Electrophysiology Program as a senior consultant. A renowned expert in cardiac resynchronization therapy, Dr. Worley has personally developed tools and techniques designed to...
17-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Vinod Thourani Named Chairman of Cardiac Surgery for MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute

A nationally recognized cardiothoracic surgeon and researcher, Vinod Thourani, MD, will join MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute as the chairman of Cardiac Surgery, effective August 14. Dr. Thourani brings with him extensive expertise in structural...
31-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center Earns Prestigious "Baby-Friendly" Designation

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is recognized as Baby-Friendly. The designation, which is given by Baby-Friendly USA, recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding and mother-baby bonding.
17-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Receives $232,000 to Combat Crisis of Advanced Colon Cancer Among African-Americans in Ward 5

The American Cancer Society and the Cigna Foundation have awarded $232,000 in grants to MedStar Washington Hospital Center to support its innovative community-based program to address the crisis of advanced colon cancer, occurring largely among...
23-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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First in Northeast Region to Implant Investigational Stroke-Reducing Device

MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute uses a new therapy option for patients at an increased risk of stroke due to atrial fibrillation, as part of a nationwide clinical trial.
9-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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As the days get warmer and we once again begin shooing away mosquitoes, how concerned should D.C. residents be about Zika? While a local outbreak is not likely anytime soon, that doesn’t mean our community should ignore this serious infection....
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Kaniya Brown of Accokeek, Maryland, has returned to running after a devastating knee injury. The track star tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) while playing soccer. ACL tears are common sports injuries that often require surgery, followed by...
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