COVID-19 patient care & associate safety resources.

Internal guidance and resources can be found on the COVID-19 Updates & Resources Page on StarPort (in network) or on myHR.
Associate safety and wellbeing.

Wellbeing

Associate Wellbeing

Details on our associate support services, including child care and many other services, are available on the StarPort and myHR COVID-19 webpages.

Physician Wellbeing

Remote Access Technologies (VPN)

Details on remote access technologies are available on the StarPort and myHR COVID-19 webpages.

IS Service Desk 877-777-8787

Patient care.

Clinical Guidelines

For a summary of up-to-date information regarding primary care, specialty care, and urgent care, visit the Ambulatory Resource Page.

For a summary of up-to-date information regarding emergent, urgent, and elective surgery, visit the Surgical Resource Page.

Appropriate Blood Transfusion is Essential for Patient Safety

Discharge and Transfer Instructions (English and Spanish)

ICU, Non-ICU and ED Transfer Instructions

Nursing.

Operations.

Infection Prevention and Isolation Practices

Infection Prevention Contact Information

EntityInfection Prevention Phone Number
MedStar Franklin Square Medical CenterPrimary: 443-777-7011 Secondary/Off Hours: 410-932-0065 (pager)
MedStar Georgetown University HospitalPrimary:  202-444-3686 Secondary/Off Hours: Page the Infection Preventionist on call
MedStar Good Samaritan HospitalPrimary: 443-444-4393 Secondary/Off Hours: 402-641-0207
MedStar Harbor HospitalPrimary: 410-350-3591 Secondary/Off Hours: 443-510-3506 (mobile)
MedStar Montgomery Medical CenterPrimary: 301-774-8812 Secondary/Off Hours: 443-545-9791 (mobile)
MedStar National Rehabilitation NetworkPrimary: 202-877-1502 Secondary/Off Hours: 240-413-9451 (mobile)
MedStar RadAmericaPrimary:  443-777-6813/410-682-6800 Secondary/Off Hours:  443-622-1178 (mobile)
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital CenterPrimary: 301-877-4739 Secondary/Off Hours: Operator
MedStar St. Mary’s HospitalPrimary: 240-434-4082 Secondary/Off Hours: 301-475-6226 (nursing office)
MedStar Union Memorial HospitalPrimary: 410-554-2988 Secondary/Off Hours: 402-641-0207
MedStar Visiting Nurse AssociationPrimary: 410-236-8454 Secondary/Off Hours: 410-236-8454
MedStar Washington Hospital CenterPrimary: 202-877-7636
Secondary/Off Hours: 202-801-3916 (pager)
MedStar Ambulatory Services- non-hospital sitesPrimary: 443-834-8138; secondary: 443-682-2904

Non-Urgent Ambulatory Visits

Research.

Clinical Research

MedStar Health is conducting a wide spectrum of COVID-19 research studies to improve our understanding and ability to treat this deadly pandemic. To learn more about these studies, visit the MedStar COVID-19 Research page.

Data Science

MedStar Health maintains a data warehouse derived from the electronic health record and other MedStar Health sources. This MedStar Analytic Platform (MAP), using Health Catalyst, is accessible to MedStar Health investigators to conduct data science research.

You can find more information about the process to begin a data science research project by reading this flier. For a high-level description of data elements in MAP see this document. For a list of active data science research studies, visit the MedStar COVID-19 Research page.

Healthcare Delivery

MedStar Health is conducting studies focused on the impact of COVID-19 on care delivery, how care can be improved during the pandemic including through the use of new technologies, and how certain patient populations may be adversely impacted.  If you are interested in healthcare delivery research, please review the studies listed on the MedStar COVID-19 Research page and contact the principal investigator. For all other inquires, email research@medstar.net.

Resources and Collaborators

Through our work as an academic healthcare system, MedStar Health investigators have access to collaborators and resources. To learn more about current research, visit the MedStar COVID-19 Research page and contact the principal investigator. For all other inquires, email research@medstar.net.

Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science

The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) is a multi-institutional consortium of medical research institutions forged from a desire to promote clinical research and translational science. Through multiple partnerships and collaborations among the member institutions, GHUCCTS is transforming clinical research and translational science in order to bring new scientific advances to health care.

Please contact MSHSafetyTeam@medstar.net with questions or comments.