Innovations

Healthcare data and how we use them for cardiology care

by Jonathan Patrick, MD, Director of Inpatient Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
April 26, 2018

Patients used to rely entirely on their primary care doctors’ referrals when they needed to see cardiologists and other heart…

Internal bracing transforms ACL repair

by Evan H. Argintar, MD, Orthopedic Sports Medicine
April 17, 2018

In 2017, a long list of NFL players tore their anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL), and several were forced to sit…

Tug boat captain recovers from an 18-month ordeal fighting near fatal burn injuries

by The MWHC Blog Team
April 16, 2018

Tug boat captain Jeff Davis spent 40 years shepherding large ships safely through treacherous waters along every U.S. coast. But…

Apps, mannequins and actors: Professional development for today’s nurses

by Michael Clarke, RN, Director, Nursing Professional Development
April 12, 2018

Today’s nurses have to keep track of so much more for patients than they did just 30 years ago. Millennials…

How we use in-office arthroscopy to visualize knee, hip and shoulder conditions

by Evan H. Argintar, MD, Orthopedic Sports Medicine
January 02, 2018

Joint pain from cartilage or tissue injury in the knee and shoulder can make it painful to run, play sports,…

Immunotherapy: The future course of bladder cancer care

by Lambros Stamatakis, MD, Urology
December 14, 2017

In the 1990s, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a treatment for bladder cancer called Bacillus Calmette-Guerin therapy, or…