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Marathon Winner's Battle Back From Broken Hip

April 23, 2014

...except for the shoulder. This makes it vulnerable to injury, and a hip fracture can be devastating to mobility and overall health. Broken hips can occur at any age, says Joseph Ciotola, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at the Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. The most common hip fractures in older Americans are due to falls. In younger people, like Keflezighi, such injuries often begin as stress fractures. “Stress fractures are common in long distance...

Source: NewsMax - Online

Study Uses Music Therapy to Help Fix 'Chemo Brain'

April 21, 2014

...cancer and then chemotherapy, they know the difficulty that accompanies moving past the struggle to get back to their former selves. One local hospital believes music can help some survivors recover from a condition that's known as chemo brain. The Mercy Medical Center's Healing Power of Music Chorus has been preparing for a benefit concert with the Maryland State Boychoir on May 4, but there's something else going on at the hospital for a few of the participants. They're also...

Source: WBAL-TV – Online

Nurses Vital Role in EMR Upgrades

April 19, 2014

...RN-BC, said opportunities for nurses in health informatics are growing. Involving nurses increases efficiencies of the system by making it more user-friendly due to their first-hand experience, said Beth Kilmoyer, DNP, RN-BC, nursing informatics manager at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore…

Source: NurseZone.com

Neuroendocrine Tumors - Diagnosis & Treatment Options

April 18, 2014

Mercy Medical Center's Dr. Sandy Kotiah, Director of The Neuroendocrine Tumor Center, discusses diagnosis and treat...

Source: YouTube

What Doctors Tell Their Friends About Preventing Cancer

April 16, 2014

"Truthfully, by the time you're done preparing for the test—especially drinking that liquid you're given beforehand—the most uncomfortable part is over. So schedule that appointment, and go through with it." —Armando Sardi, M.D., surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore

Source: MSN Lifestyle Canada

Loyola Names Sister Helen Amos Business Leader of the Year

April 10, 2014

Sister Helen Amos, RSM, executive chair of the board of trustees of Mercy Health Services, and the leadership of Mercy Health Services have been named Business Leader of the Year for 2014 by Loyola University Maryland's Sellinger School of Business and Management. Sister Helen will...

Source: Citybizlist Philadelphia

Mercy Health Services to be honored

April 10, 2014

Loyola University Maryland's Sellinger School of Business said Thursday it will present its 2014 Business Leader of the Year Award in October to Sister Helen Amos, executive chair of the board of trustees of Mercy Health Services, and the leadership of Mercy Health Services...

Source: Daily Record - Online

More than 100 passengers sick on cruise off California

April 10, 2014

...of Norovirus have been reported by nearly a dozen cruise lines sailing from U.S. ports in recent years, including Holland America, Celebrity, Cunard Line and a National Geographic cruise on Lindblad Expeditions. Travel medicine expert Michael Zimring of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore said the outbreaks, while unpleasant, are usually mild. "These outbreaks happen because you have more people in a small area," Zimring said. "Travel means not always following good hand washing rules,...

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Arterial Ulcers

April 5, 2014

Dr. Kurtis Kim of Mercy Medical Center discusses Arterial Ulcers...

Source: WBAL-TV – Online

Finding Jobs Increasingly Tough for Young Adults

April 5, 2014

...each summer through YouthWorks. “There's 13,000 companies in the city of Baltimore,” Sitnick said. “If everyone would just hire one youth, it would certainly make a big dent.” Christopher Parker, 20, credits his six summers in YouthWorks — five at Mercy Medical Center — for the 30-hour-a-week job he started last Monday at the Baltimore hospital. Mercy, which has had positive experiences with its YouthWorks participants, was happy to bring him back permanently,...

Source: TribLIVE

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