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November 12, 2019 | 2:56 pm
MedStar VNA recognized as HomeCare Elite® ‘Top Agency’

WASHINGTON – MedStar Visiting Nurse Association (MedStar VNA) is one of the top performing home health agencies in the U.S. according to the 2019 HomeCare Elite Top Agency list. The Top Agency award signifies MedStar VNA’s District of Columbia agency  as among the top 25% of Medicare-certified home healthcare providers across the nation when it…

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September 30, 2019 | 2:53 pm
MedStar VNA vaccinates Secretary of Health and Human Services, additional health officials during national news conference

WASHINGTON – To educate the public on vaccination safety and on the importance of getting an annual flu shot, MedStar Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) administered nearly 60 vaccines to participants and attendees of the 2019 National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Influenza/Pneumococcal News Conference on Thursday, Sept. 26. The annual conference is a key opportunity…

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August 14, 2019 | 9:35 am
MedStar VNA Reduces Hospital Readmission Rate to 60% of the National Average with HRS

MedStar Visiting Nurse Association helped patients achieve a 60% lower hospital readmission rate than the Maryland, Washington, D.C., and national averages through the use of remote monitoring technology from Health Recovery Solutions (HRS).  Read more. Media Contact Andrea Wilson Senior Marketing and Communication Specialist 443-725-2931 [email protected]

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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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Contacts

Carrie Koenig
Assistant Vice President, Communications, Marketing and Wellness
410-540-4634
[email protected]

Andrea Wilson
Senior Marketing and Communication Specialist
443-725-2931
[email protected]