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Sibley Memorial Hospital to Open Prostate Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Clinic

Oct 06, 2014

Uniting some of the best prostate cancer experts in the nation, the new Prostate Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic (MDC) at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, offers the highest quality of care and evaluation for patients with newly diagnosed, biopsy-proven prostate cancer. At the MDC, patients will have access to world-renowned specialists in surgical urology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, pathology and radiology. Patients will also ha
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Ruth Uppercu Paul Grants $1 Million to the Sibley Center for Gynecologic Oncology and Advanced Pelvic Surgery to Establish the Ruth Uppercu Paul Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

Sep 10, 2014

Ruth Uppercu Paul, a cancer survivor and a noted philanthropist, has made a $1 million gift to the Sibley Center for Gynecologic Oncology and Advanced Pelvic Surgery in honor of Jeffrey Y. Lin, M.D., the Sibley surgeon who cured her stage IV ovarian cancer and the director of the Sibley Center for Gynecologic Oncology and Advanced Pelvic Surgery. Miss Paul’s generous gift will establish the Ruth Uppercu Paul Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.
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Queenie C. Plater named Vice President of Human Resources for Johns Hopkins Medicine Community Division

Aug 25, 2014

Long-time Sibley Memorial Hospital executive Queenie C. Plater has been appointed vice president of human resources for the Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) Community Division, effective September 16, 2014. The division includes Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Howard County General Hospital.
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Yale study shows increased survival rates among stroke, heart attack patients

Aug 22, 2014

Yale study shows increased survival rates among stroke, heart attack patients.
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Sibley Nurse Loses 120 lbs

Aug 07, 2014

For as long as she can remember, Jaime McCormick struggled with her weight. The 33-year-old mother tried dieting and exercise, but never managed to keep the weight off until now.
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Sibley Memorial Hospital Receives 2014 Delmarva Excellence Award

Jul 21, 2014

Sibley Memorial Hospital has been recognized for excellence in quality health care by the Delmarva Foundation of the District of Columbia, receiving the organization’s 2014 Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for Quality Improvement. Sibley also received the award last year. Sibley was the only D.C. hospital to receive the coveted award this year.
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Sibley Memorial Hospital Ranked 11th, Suburban Hospital 13th, In D.C. Metro Area by U.S. News & World Report, Suburban Ranks 15th Among All Maryland Hospitals

Jul 16, 2014

The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings are in and Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital are ranked in the top tier among the 56 hospitals in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, coming in at 11th and 13th, respectively.
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Sibley Names New Vice President of Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer

Jul 14, 2014

Joanne O. Miller, M.S.N., R.N., has been named vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer for Sibley Memorial Hospital, effective August 11, 2014.
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Why DC Recently Experienced a Baby Boom

Jul 11, 2014

Births are up an average of about three per day at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C.
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Sibley Delivered the Most D.C. Babies in 2013

Jul 02, 2014

Sibley Memorial Hospital has been recognized by the Washington D.C. Department of Health for having the highest number of births among hospitals in the city for 2013. Sibley delivered 3,451 babies last year.
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Sibley Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care

Jul 01, 2014

Sibley Memorial Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for treating stroke patients.
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Lawrence D. Ramunno, M.D., Named Vice President of Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer for Sibley Memorial Hospital

Jun 11, 2014

Lawrence D. Ramunno, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, CAQ-G, CDE, has been selected to lead the Sibley Memorial Hospital medical staff effective July 1, 2014.
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An excerpt from Bret Baier's new book 'Special Heart'

Jun 09, 2014

An excerpt from Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier's new book, "Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love."
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Gary M. Stephenson named director of public relations for Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital

May 29, 2014

Gary M. Stephenson, former director of media relations for St .Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., has rejoined Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) as director of public relations for Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital, both members of JHM.
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Sibley’s Radiation Oncology Center is Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Apr 30, 2014

Sibley’s Radiation Oncology Center has been recognized for excellence in green building practice and performance by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
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Sibley Celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day® on Saturday, June 7

Apr 17, 2014

Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Pastoral Care Services and Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley invite you attend “Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day: Faith. Resilience. Hope.” The 27th annual National Cancer Survivors Day® (NCSD), on Sunday, June 1, honors cancer survivors and illustrates that there is life after a cancer diagnosis—and it’s something to celebrate.
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Healing Power of Dogs (CNN)

Apr 09, 2014

From hospitals to hurricanes, a man and his dog are healing those in need. (CNN.com video)
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Drug Interactions (KSA2 - Saudi Arabian, English-language TV)

Apr 04, 2014

These days many people take more medicines than their parents or grandparents did. Modern medicines can cure many ailments and extend life. But when a patient takes more than one drug at the same time, they can interact in unintentional and sometimes harmful ways. For more than a decade in the United States, health authorities have been combating the problem. Interview with Dr. Sian Spurney, hospitalist, Sibley Memorial Hospital.
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Sibley Renaissance Named in “Best Nursing Homes 2014” by US News & World Report

Mar 10, 2014

Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Renaissance Skilled Nursing Facility was named in the US News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes of 2014. The rating covers nearly 16,000 nursing homes nationwide.
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Sanjay K. Saha Named COO of Sibley Memorial Hospital

Mar 05, 2014

Sanjay K. Saha has been named chief operating officer (COO) of Sibley Memorial Hospital effective February 10, 2014. As COO, Sanjay is responsible for the overall operations of the hospital and serves as a key strategic advisor to the president, other senior executives and physician leaders.
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Sibley’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Program Earned Accreditation in Obstetric Ultrasound

Feb 10, 2014

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council has granted Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Program accreditation in obstetric ultrasound from January 31, 2014 to February 1, 2017.Sibley’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Program offers expertise in high-risk pregnancy management, comprehensive evaluation and recommendation for referring providers.
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Sibley’s Diabetes Education Program Awarded ADA Recognition

Feb 10, 2014

Sibley Memorial Hospital has been received recognition from The American Diabetes Association (ADA) for a Quality Diabetes Self-Management Education program. The ADA recognized Sibley’s program for its high-quality education that is essential to effective diabetes treatment.
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Study: Does Melatonin Have an Effect on Breast Cancer? (WUSA9.com)

Feb 10, 2014

Do higher doses of melatonin have any effect on suppressing tumor growth in hard to treat Triple Negative breast cancer? Colette Magnant, M.D., breast surgeon and director of the Breast Cancer Program at Sibley, weighs in.
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Sibley Renaissance Earns Five-Star Quality Rating From Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Feb 03, 2014

Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Renaissance Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility has earned five stars, the highest obtainable, in overall quality, quality measures, staffing and registered nurse (R.N.) staffing for the second and third quarters of f2013.
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Osteoporosis Prevention (MyFoxDC.com)

Jan 29, 2014

It's a disease commonly associated with older people--but did you know osteoporosis can affect anyone at any age? Mitra Rauschecker, M.D., is the head of the Johns Hopkins bone & osteoporosis center at sibley Memorial Hospital.
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Sibley Memorial Hospital Earns National Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

Jan 23, 2014

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the Cancer Program at Sibley Memorial Hospital. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care. Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation is only awarded to a facil
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Sibley Named a Best of Bethesda 2014 “Top Vote-Getter” for Best Emergency Room and Best Heart/Stroke Care

Jan 15, 2014

Sibley Memorial Hospital was named a “top vote-getter" in both the “Best Emergency Room” and “Best Heart/Stroke Care” categories by Bethesda Magazine’s “Best of Bethesda 2014.”
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Coping with cold: How to stay safe (Fox5DC)

Jan 13, 2014

When it gets really cold, there's a real danger of developing hypothermia and even frostbite. Dr. Alex Mohseni of Sibley Memorial Hospital joined Fox 5 News to offer some tips on how to stay safe in the dangerous temperatures.
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Sibley’s First Baby of 2014

Jan 06, 2014

Sibley’s first baby of 2014: Mitchell Louis Wagner, 7 lbs. 12 oz., born at 1:02 a.m. on New Year’s Day
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Sibley Nurse Navigator is Runner-Up for Hopkins Nursing Shining Star

Dec 23, 2013

Suzanne Honchalk, R.N., M.S.N., nurse navigator, Institute of Bone and Joint Health, was announced as a Johns Hopkins Nursing Shining Star runner- up at the second-annual fall gala, “An Evening With the Stars,” at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
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Sibley Helps DCHA Coat Drive Provide Winter Warmth

Dec 20, 2013

District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA) and its member hospitals successfully collected over 600 winter coats for various charities throughout December—105 from Sibley Memorial Hospital. On Friday, December 13, Robert A. Malson, DCHA president , Richard O. Davis, Ph.D., president, Sibley Memorial Hospital, and Amin Muslim, Councilmember Alexander’s director of constituent services, loaded some of the coats collected at Sibley.
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Sibley Receives Excellence Award for Quality Improvement

Dec 18, 2013

Sibley Memorial Hospital received the 2013 Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for Quality Improvement from the Delmarva Foundation of the District of Columbia, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for the District of Columbia.
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Sibley Memorial Hospital Achieves Top Performance in Quality and Safety

Oct 30, 2013

Today, October 30, 2013, The Joint Commission named Sibley Memorial Hospital a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures in their 2013 annual report. Sibley was recognized for accomplishments in pneumonia and surgical care. This is the first time Sibley has received this recognition and is the only top performing DC hospital.
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Sibley Wins Two Awards at the District of Columbia Hospital Association Banquet

Oct 30, 2013

On Tuesday, October 15, the District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA) held their annual banquet, where they announced the 2013 awards. Sibley Memorial Hospital was presented with the DCHA Distinguished Service Award and the DCHA Environmental Excellence Award.
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Finding Ways to Remember (Johns Hopkins Medicine, Dome, October 2013, VOL 64, Issue No. 8)

Oct 29, 2013

Designed for participants with early dementia or mild cognitive impairment, Club Memory started with 10 people last year. Now, membership is about 70, and 40 or so come to each event. The group meets every other Wednesday in a large, sunny room at the Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C., not far from Sibley Memorial Hospital. It is free to members of the Sibley Senior Association and their companions/caregivers.
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Sibley Presented at the American Hospital Association Conference

Aug 20, 2013

Deborah McDonough, Director of Quality, Sibley Memorial Hospital presented Sibley’s HARM Across the Board (HAB) story and improvement journey at the 21st Annual Health Forum and the American Hospital Association Leadership Summit. This poster presentation was selected among numerous hospitals nationwide based on its excellence and improved outcomes for reducing harm and/or readmission rates.
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