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May 17, 2019 | 2:12 pm
Local Woman ‘Stops the Bleed’ of Gunshot Victim

An Oxon Hill, Md. man suffering from a gunshot wound is now safe thanks to the quick actions of a MedStar Health employee. Though not an emergency responder, Phyllis Norville, a lead clinical consultant for MedStar Visiting Nurse Association, knew exactly what to do in the critical situation thanks to “Stop the Bleed” active shooter…

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May 14, 2019 | 3:58 pm
MedStar VNA Nurse Honored for ‘Excellence in Nursing’

BALTIMORE — MedStar Visiting Nurse Association is proud to announce that Cortney Amend, RN, a clinical lead for the homecare company’s Middle River, Md., location, earned the Excellence in Nursing award from Baltimore magazine. During National Nurses Week, Baltimore magazine recognized the region’s top nurses for their extraordinary contributions to healthcare. Amend received an award…

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April 5, 2019 | 3:56 pm
Local nurses honored for critical, life-saving reactions

BALTIMORE (April 2019) – A home healthcare nurses recently received awards for heroic actions that saved people’s lives. RNs at MedStar Visiting Nurse Association Heather Fitzhugh-Boehm and Jennifer Shrader were awarded MedStar Health’s 2018 Safety HeRO awards for taking charge in separate, critical moments that without intervention could have led to disastrous consequences. * *…

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