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How advanced sarcoma treatment saves limbs–and lives

by Robert Henshaw, MD, Professor and Director, Orthopedic Oncology, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
June 01, 2018

Sarcomas, which are cancers that start in bones, fat or muscle, are rare and can be challenging to treat. Historically,…

No pulse, no problem! What EMS teams need to know about LVAD patients

by Tonya Elliott, RN, Program Coodinator, Mechanical Circulatory Support, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
May 25, 2018

When EMS arrives on the scene of a medical emergency, the first things they often check are patients’ pulse and…

Celebrated Physician: Eiman H. Nabi, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
May 11, 2018

It’s no wonder Eiman Nabi, MD, characterizes herself as a“global baby.” Born in India, she grew up in the Middle…

Celebrated Physician: Shruti Tiwari, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
April 27, 2018

Growing up in India, Shruti Tiwari, MD, wanted to be anything but a physician—a rather unusual attitude, given that her…

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…

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…