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Maryland News from Devaney, Dragonfly Digital, ICmed and More

by | May 17, 2020

Maryland Oncology Hematology welcomes Mark W. Lamplugh Jr. as the Head of Marketing and Growth. Lamplugh is author of “Beginners Guide to Digital and Social Media Marketing” and “Marketing Playbook For Social Media.” Maryland Oncology Hematology is the largest independent Medical Oncology and Hematology group in Maryland with 30  physicians practicing in 9 locations across central Maryland.

Devaney & Associates, a full-service advertising, marketing, and public relations agency, won four awards at the 37th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards. The awards were sponsored by Healthcare Marketing Report, a publication that covers healthcare marketing and advertising. Devaney & Associates won three silver awards and one merit award.

Dragonfly Digital Marketing, an internet marketing agency in Baltimore, has developed a resource blog post highlighting valuable marketing resources for Maryland businesses. Access it at: at https://dragonflydm.com/blog/marketing-resources-maryland-businesses/.

Northeast Maglev announced that Zachary M. Radford joined as Vice President of Government Relations. In this capacity, Radford will play a key advocacy role for Northeast Maglev’s transformative transportation solution in the Northeast Corridor, the 311 mph Superconducting Maglev train. Prior to joining Northeast Maglev, Radford served as Director of External Relations for the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission (WMSC), an independent agency created in 2017 to enforce safety practices on the Washington, D.C., region’s Metrorail system. From 2014 to 2018, Radford worked for U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

As hospitals in New York City reel from the constant influx of patients with critical illness due to COVID-19, Baltimore digital health company ICmed, LLC has partnered with Maryland and North Carolina doctors to provide rapid tele-consultation to assist with the shortage of critical care specialists. The company is phasing in this support at two particularly hard-hit NYC Health + Hospitals centers, Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn and Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx. Both hospitals have exceeded both their normal ICU capacity in terms of beds and specialists. “The pandemic has caused an unprecedented surge in our ICUs and our hospitals have 4-5x the amount of ICU patients than usual, with a tremendous increase in critical care consults as well,” says Dr. Mona Krouss, Patient Safety Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals.

ICmed’s digital health platform allows patients, care providers and physicians to connect in order to promote optimal health. “We knew we had a solution that could be used to provide critical medical support to areas of the country that needed it the most. We rapidly adapted the ICmed platform to support the front-line medical professionals caring for patients during this international crisis. This effort fits perfectly with our mission,” says Anil Kshepakaran, ICmed’s founder and CEO.

About the Author

Jeffrey Davis

Jeffrey A. Davis, APR has more than 25 years of news media and national public relations experience and heads J. Davis Public Relations, LLC, a PR and social media consultancy. A three-time PRSA Maryland president, he serves as Maryland regional editor for the Capitol Communicator and is co-founder of Podville Media in D.C. where he co-hosted the "Practically Social" podcast. Jeff is the regional representative of the national Public Relations Consultants Group (PRCG). He began his career as a reporter at daily newspapers in Ohio, New Jersey and at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis.


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