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School of Medicine
For Immediate Release
Contact: Sharon Sopp, 410.740.7646, firstname.lastname@example.org
November 12, 2013
Columbia, MD – Howard County General Hospital (HCGH): A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (HCGH) is pleased to announce the opening of the Johns Hopkins Center for Sleep at HCGH. While the hospital has had a sleep facility for several years, the Center now offers both an inpatient unit and an outpatient clinic, including consultations with a variety of Johns Hopkins specialists.
The center is directed by Johns Hopkins sleep specialists Charlene Gamaldo, M.D., and Rachael Salas, M.D. Other Johns Hopkins specialists comprise the treatment team, including: neurology, pulmonology, and psychiatry/behavioral sciences. The center treats a full range of sleep disorders and patients of all ages. The center employs new research and technologies for diagnosing and monitoring patients, including take home technologies.
About Howard County General Hospital
Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is a not-for-profit health care provider with 253 licensed beds located in Columbia, Maryland. A comprehensive, acute-care medical center, Howard County General offers a full range of services, from neonatal care and oncology to outpatient treatment and critical care.
The hospital has a professional staff of nearly 900 physicians and allied health professionals, representing more than 90 specialties and subspecialties; a workforce of more than 1,700 individuals and more than 440 volunteers.