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Dr. Kelly Ryan Discusses Concussions in the Horse Racing Industry

With help from Maryland doctors, horse racing industry takes on concussions Kelly Ryan, DO, Sports Medicine Specialist and Member of the Maryland Horsemen's Health System staff, discusses concussions and jockey health with The Baltimore Sun. Dr. Ryan contributed extensively to medical protocols recently approved by a national horse racing body for concussions. “No one has had protocols for concussions, and when you’re here on a daily basis you see how important they are.” Click here to read more.   Media Contacts Debra Schindler Regional Director, Media & Public Relations, MedStar Health Baltimore 410-274-2496 [email protected] Carrie Wells Public Relations Specialist, MedStar Health Baltimore 443-613-1569  [email protected]  

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MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center Teams with Region’s Top Transplant Experts

Patients Meet MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Team via Telehealth Patient Speaking with MedStar Transplant Team Through Telehealth BALTIMORE, Md.—(April 6, 2018)— Baltimore-area patients in end-stage liver failure, or with an advanced liver disease are benefiting from the expertise of the lauded team at MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI)– without driving to Washington, DC. Using teleconferencing technology, patients engage in real-time dialogue with the full range of experts necessary for liver transplant evaluations and post-operative visits at the MedStar Franklin Square Center for Digestive Disease. MedStar Franklin Square began offering pre-transplant evaluation once a week with an on-site hepatologist and the…

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MedStar Franklin Square Cancer Center at Loch Raven Campus to Open April 9

New, $1.75 Million Center Will Include New Infusion Center with 22 Chairs BALTIMORE, Md.—(March 29, 2018)—Sixteen oncology experts from the MedStar Health Cancer Network will be under the same roof, expanding patient access to oncology care, with the opening of the MedStar Franklin Square Cancer Center at Loch Raven Campus, April 9th. Healing Garden at the MedStar Franklin Square Cancer Center at Loch Raven Campus Located in the Russell Morgan building of MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, the 7,800-square-foot, $1.75 million renovated space will include a state-of-the-art infusion center with 22 treatment chairs, providing IV therapy of all types including chemotherapy,…

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Thousands of Patients Referred to Substance Use Treatment at MedStar Hospitals

SBIRT Program Intervenes with Patients with Substance Abuse Problems   BALTIMORE, Md.—(March 5, 2018)— In the 18 months following MedStar Health’s launch of the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment program known as SBIRT,  more than 3,500 patients struggling with substance abuse have been referred to treatment. The nationally recognized, evidence-based program rolled out in August 2016 in each of MedStar Health’s four Baltimore hospitals: MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan, MedStar Union Memorial and MedStar Harbor Hospitals. As the nation struggles with the opioid epidemic and a spike in fentanyl-related overdoses, emergency departments are often on the…

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