Latest University of Maryland Medical System Stories

2011-05-31 00:01:34

MSA Executive Search, an executive search firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare, has been retained to lead a national Sr. VP Human Resources/Chief Human Resource Officer search for The University of Maryland Medical Center, part of the University of Maryland Medical System. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 MSA Executive Search, the executive search practice of healthcare consulting firm, Integrated Healthcare Strategies (IHStrategies), has been retained to lead a national Sr. VP...

2008-07-23 18:00:52

By ALLISON BOURG Staff Writer A familiar face will take over next week as interim president and CEO at Baltimore Washington Medical Center when longtime hospital leader James R. Walker retires. Karen E. Olscamp, senior vice president and chief operating officer, was selected this month after an intensive, year-long national search. But in announcing the change yesterday, the parent company of BWMC stopped short of handing her the job on a permanent basis. Instead the University of...

2008-06-16 09:01:20

CareMedic Systems, Inc., a leader in proactive financial management for hospitals and providers, today announced that the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has recently completed several successful go lives on the company's electronic Financial Record(TM) (eFR(R)). The solution is now installed in three of UMMS' four central business offices (CBOs) to help the institution gain an affordable, easy-to-use, enterprise-wide business intelligence tool while simultaneously enhancing...

2008-05-20 15:00:40

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has announced that a joint venture of Erickson Retirement Communities, Johns Hopkins Medicine, MedStar Health, and the University of Maryland Medical System has won the support of the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) to plan for the state-wide Health Information Exchange. CRISP (Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients), a non-profit joint venture formed by the four partner organizations, will be supported with $250,000 from the...

2007-03-12 18:00:48

GLEN BURNIE, Md., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baltimore Washington Medical Center was today named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals(R) by Solucient(R), part of Thomson Healthcare, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. BWMC was the only hospital in Maryland and the District of Columbia to receive this award. The award recognizes hospitals that have achieved excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, financial...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'