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MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center to open new $80 million surgical pavilion next week [VIDEO]

ROSEDALE, MD—MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center will open its new surgical pavilion with 14 spacious surgical suites, including a hybrid operating room, to soon receive its first patients. The 82,000 square-feet of space replaces smaller, antiquated operating rooms with the latest industry technology to enhance patient safety, quality, and throughput processes. “From start to finish, the insights of each of …


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Maryland Department of Health launches COVID-19 antibody study

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced its collaboration with 13 hospitals in the state to conduct an antibody (serology) study to determine how many Marylanders have been exposed to COVID-19. More than 6,000 people will be tested in the initial phase. Serology tests indicate whether people have had a previous infection by looking for antibodies in their …


Bowman Restaurant delivers 50 meals to workers at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

CARNEY, MD—A local Carney restaurant is doing their part to help frontline workers deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bowman Restaurant on Harford Road delivered 50 platters to the staff at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center this week. The platters consisted of a crabcake sandwich on Kaiser roll, pina colada bread pudding, apple cake, snacks, and water. “Thank you, Bowman, …

Police searching for missing man last seen in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—The Harford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man who was last seen in the Rosedale area. Charles William Bell, 52, has brown hair, blue eyes, is 5’10”, and weighs 225 lbs. He was last seen leaving Franklin Square Medical Center on May 17th. Anyone with information on Charles Bell’s whereabouts is …

Tim’s Automotive & Towing donates gift certificates to healthcare workers at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

CARNEY, MD—The employees at Tim’s Automotive and Towing in Carney are doing their part to help front-line healthcare workers. On Monday, Tim Bonner, CEO at Tim’s,  dropped off 125 free gift certificates for healthcare workers at Rosedale’s MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. “Today’s Fifth District Good Samaritans are the employees at Tim’s Automotive & Towing,” said Councilman David Marks. “This …

Police, fire personnel salute nurses at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center [PHOTOS]

ROSEDALE, MD—The salutes to Maryland’s essential workers continued on Friday as personnel from the Baltimore County Fire Department and Baltimore County Police Department made a trip to a local hospital. Police and fire personnel paid tribute to the nurses at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Rosedale as part of their effort to commemorate National Nurses Week. “These brave, front-line …

Looney’s Pub Perry Hall prepares 100 meals for healthcare workers at Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center

NOTTINGHAM, MD—One local restaurant has gone the extra mile to help those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Looney’s Pub Perry Hall prepared 100 meals for healthcare workers at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center over the weekend. The effort was coordinated by Round Table Relief, an organization that “was created to support Maryland’s frontline heroes and restaurants during …

Stuart M. Levine MD named president at MedStar Franklin Square

ROSEDALE, MD—MedStar Health announced on Friday morning that Stu Levine, MD, FACP had been named president at Franklin Square Medical Center. As president, Dr. Levine is responsible for the overall strategic and operational direction of the hospital. He is also a senior vice president for MedStar Health. Previously, Dr. Levine served as president and chief medical officer at MedStar Harbor …