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Governor Martin O’Malley Reminds Marylanders that September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month, September 21st, 2012

Event to be held at Sojourner-Douglass College Saturday, September 22 ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley is reminding Marylanders that September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month.  The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is educating employees and health care providers, and participating in community events to educate the public about the disease that  Read the Rest…

Infant Mortality Press Conference, August 8th, 2012

As Prepared for Delivery Annapolis, MD Thank you, Sherry Perkins, for the compassionate work you do here. And thank you all very much for joining us,… thanks especially to the staff of Anne Arundel Medical Center.  This is one of Maryland’s finest hospitals, and one of our two largest delivery services. If there is a  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Maryland Infant Mortality Rate has been Driven Down to Record Low, August 8th, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley today joined Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein at the Anne Arundel Medical Center to announce that the state’s infant mortality rate remains at a record low of 6.7 deaths per 1000 live births in 2011—the lowest rate ever recorded in Maryland for two  Read the Rest…

Health Care Reform an Economic Boost to Maryland, July 13th, 2012

New Report Shows Implementing Health Law Will Lead to 26,000 New Jobs ANNAPOLIS, MD  - At the National Governors Association meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia, Governor Martin O’Malley today released a new report on the economic impact of health reform in Maryland. The report, conducted by the Hilltop Institute at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County,  Read the Rest…

What the Supreme Court Ruling On Healthcare means for Families in Maryland, June 28th, 2012

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act ensures hard-working, middle class families will get the security they deserve and protects every American from the worst insurance company abuses.  Here’s what today’s ruling means for the middle class: Insurance companies no longer have unchecked power to cancel your policy, deny you coverage, or  Read the Rest…

Joint Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act, June 28th, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown today released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act: “President Obama and Congress chose to pass the Affordable Care Act because the status quo was hurting our ability to create jobs, expand opportunity, and protect the  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley and the Coalition for a Healthy Maryland Proclaim First Healthy Maryland Week, May 29th, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today, joined by the Coalition for a Healthy Maryland, Delegate Jon Cardin, members of the Executive Cabinet, state and local elected officials, and health advocates at Truxtun Park’s Roger W. “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center, officially proclaimed May 29th through June 3rd as the first “Healthy Maryland Week.” Healthy Maryland  Read the Rest…

Health reform has been critical for Maryland, May 4th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications In case you missed it, we wanted to share Governor O’Malley’s oped in the Baltimore Sun today on how health care reform has helped Marylanders and why we can’t afford to lose the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. Key Points: “Maryland’s progress under the ACA exemplifies how much  Read the Rest…

Maryland Proton Therapy Center Groundbreaking, April 17th, 2012

Baltimore, MD As Prepared for Delivery President Perman, Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Chancellor Kirwan – it’s so good to join you today in the greatest city in America! I also want to recognize Dean Reece, Dr. Regine, and everyone who made today possible. It’s great to be here at one of the preeminent public research universities in  Read the Rest…

Dedication of the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center and the Sheikh Zayed Tower at Johns Hopkins Hospital, April 12th, 2012

Baltimore, MD To His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, and to all of our friends from the United Arab Emirates, we thank you for your generosity in making this day possible. We thank you for bringing to reality the beautiful truth of islah, as we seek to make whole, to cure,  Read the Rest…