Carroll Hospital Center Honored By Institute of Health Care Performance

Carroll Hospital Center was recently named an exemplar hospital by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement for its successful initiatives in preventing surgical site infections (SSIs) as a participant in the IHI’s Project JOINTS Initiative. Carroll Hospital Center is one of only two Maryland hospitals to receive this designation. Project JOINTS (Joining Organizations IN Tackling SSIs)… Read More

Rosenthal Receives Charles Bronfman Prize

Eric Rosenthal, founder and executive director of Disability Rights International, was honored as the 2013 recipient of the Charles Bronfman Prize, which celebrates the vision and endeavors of innovative humanitarians whose inspiring work benefits the world. Rosenthal’s organization is a human-rights advocacy organization fighting discrimination and abuse of people with disabilities in custodial institutions worldwide.

Gordon Feinblatt Awarded Top Rankings

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC’s health-care and real estate practices were top ranked in the 2013 edition of “Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.” Eight Gordon Feinblatt attorneys were also ranked in their individual areas of practice: Timothy D.A. Chriss (real estate), David H. Fishman (real estate), Robert C. Kellner (labor and… Read More

Dr. Sarah Lentz Rejoins Carroll Health Group

General Surgeon Dr. Sarah Lentz has rejoined Carroll Health Group. Carroll Health Group is Carroll Hospital Center’s affiliated multispecialty practice group. Board certified by the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Lentz specializes in advanced laparoscopy, breast surgery and endocrine surgery. She also performs gallbladder surgeries, colonoscopies, hernia repairs and hemorrhoidectomies.

Taber Named Director of Northwest’s Women’s Wellness Center

Northwest Hospital has appointed Dr. Katharine H. Taber as medical director of its Women’s Wellness Center. Taber is an experienced, board-certified gynecologist and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Taber received her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed her residency in OB/GYN at Duke University… Read More

Sadovnik Appointed Myerberg’s Director of Lifelong Learning

Autumn Sadovnik has been appointed director of lifelong learning at the Edward A. Myerberg Center. Sadovnik will oversee the center’s curriculum for older adults, including health and fitness, fine arts and new technologies. Most recently, Sadovnik served as director of professional development and congregational school liaison at the Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center… Read More

Guiding Your Company

Since its inception, The Walt Disney Company has been built on a set of core values that continue today to guide every employee and executive. What is guiding your company? Seems like a simple question, right? Yet, in my experience, very few small-business, or even midsize-business owners, can give a succinct answer. “It depends,” they’ll… Read More

Tiding the STEM

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A recent report by the Brookings Institution indicated that roughly a quarter of the jobs in the Baltimore area are STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). I have observed that in the U.S., with the Jewish community being no different, we love technology. Smartphones, tablets, laptops. We love to buy and use the stuff —… Read More

Speaking To The World

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Ryan Frankel turned a potentially dangerous health situation into something lucrative. A few years ago, Frankel was on a trip to China when he fell violently ill. He staggered into a pharmacy, but the pharmacist spoke no English, and Frankel tried in vain to describe his symptoms. Frustrated, Frankel eventually made his way back to… Read More