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David N. Maine, M.D. is the new President & CEO of Mercy Health Services. In January 2020, the Mercy Health Services Board of Trustees named Dr. Maine as Mercy’s future President & CEO following Thomas R. Mullen’s decision to retire after 28 years of successful service. Dr. Maine’s appointment marks the first time a physician has led the hospital and health system in its 145-year history.
The coronavirus takes a significant toll on the lungs, which makes feeling 100% back to normal a long process for those who have recovered from the virus.
Mercy Medical Center’s newly constructed 32-bed acute care unit, developed in response to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s call to increase bed capacity in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been named in honor of Mercy president and CEO Thomas R. Mullen, and his wife, Rosemary, Executive Vice President Dr. David Maine and Sister Helen Amos, RSM, Executive Chair of Mercy’s Board of Trustees, have announced.
As the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations fall and restrictions are lifted in different parts of the country, daycare facilities are beginning to open. But what should parents keep in mind when it comes to bringing their kids back to daycare? Mercy pediatrician Dr. Ashanti Woods responded to questions from WhatToExpect.com on the subject…
Doctor recommendations remain fluid when it comes to people returning to activities following the coronavirus. There is a huge variability depending on each person's individual medical problems, as Mercy sports medicine physician Jessalynn Adam, M.D., CAQSM, explains.
Doctors say vitamins can help boost your immune system to fight off the coronavirus, and what you eat is key. While researchers are still looking into how vitamin deficiency affects COVID-19, there is some evidence that people who are deficient in vitamin D and contract the disease will have better outcomes if they have vitamin supplementation.
It is known that some of the more common symptoms of coronavirus are coughing and respiratory conditions, but now there's some concern about strokes.
The new state-of-the-art unit was completed in record time, ahead of schedule, in partnership with The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company. The 32-bed acute care unit became fully operational, with staff and equipment, and has treated patients diagnosed with COVID-19 as of June 1st.
Patients with severe obesity are a more challenging population to manage in the intensive care setting and may struggle to recover if they develop the coronavirus, doctors say.
People undergoing cancer treatments have immunosuppressed systems, making it harder to fight off infections, like the coronavirus. That puts them at a higher risk for serious complications, like pneumonia and hospitalization.
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