More than five million Americans have atrial fibrillation (or A-fib), the most common pathological heart arrhythmia in adults. And while the condition itself is not life-threatening, complications from untreated A-fib can be deadly.
New studies conducted both in the United States and Europe further confirm previous research findings: Surgery trumps medicine in derailing diabetes. But more importantly, the new data suggest that the procedure’s effects upon the disease…
Days after MedStar was hit with a crippling cyber attack, hospitals across the D.C. area are still struggling to get back to normal.
The computer systems at a major hospital chain are closer to getting back online nearly 48 hours after hackers crippled its network.
WASHINGTON — A male patient who died Thursday at MedStar Washington Hospital Center after fight with two security guards, had tried to leave the facility before being discharged and was being escorted back inside by his…
WASHINGTON — It has been called the Y2K of health care and some have raised concerns that it could result in patients’ medical claims being delayed, processed incorrectly or even rejected. As of Oct. 1,…
WASHINGTON — MedStar Washington Hospital Center is warning patients to plan for big delays if they’re coming in during the papal visit next week. Many roads near the D.C. hospital will be closed and all drivers,…
WASHINGTON — The record low temperatures of recent days have resulted in a record high number of severe frostbite cases in the Washington area. At MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the increase has been especially dramatic.…
MedStar Washington Hospital Center is cutting jobs as financial pressures mount at the District\’s largest hospital.
One week after the Navy Yard shooting, the second to last person was released from the hospital. One police officer remains.
They were strangers when Sept. 11, 2001, dawned over the Pentagon. But within hours, two lives intersected amid tragedy and chaos and a bond was forged that will never be broken.
MedStar Health has shored up its position as the District\’s
market-leading health provider, beating back competitors with a lot
of help from the D.C. government.
Hospital chain MedStar Health is expanding its network of
walk-in clinics, announcing plans for two more urgent care clinics
not previously disclosed.
MedStar Health has completed its acquisition of
Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, adding its
10th hospital and
important territory in the emerging fight for
control of Maryland\’s
health care market.
MedStar Health will spend \”well over $100
million\” over the next
five years to upgrade Southern Maryland Hospital
Center once its
purchase of the 35-year-old facility closes
later this year.