| Jul 10, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The federal government's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced this week that the Greater Baltimore Health Alliance Physicians is newly approved as an Accountable Care Organization. ACOs are groups of doctors and other health care providers...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Commitment seems to come naturally to Anne Arundel County resident R. Kent Schwab.
As a Boy Scout he completed his Eagle Scout requirements before he was 15. He joined his high school newspaper and eventually became editor. And when he joined a...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Some Ravens fans probably wanted to cry like babies when their team lost Sunday's playoff game against the New England Patriots.
But one Baltimore baby had reason to smile after the game, even though she's too young to realize it yet.
Shaina and Gershom...
| Nov 4, 2012
There's a good chance during open enrollment this fall that you will be offered a high-deductible insurance plan with a savings account — if you haven't already been nudged into one.
Increasingly, employers are offering this as a way to rein in...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:21 AM
After a two-year process, Upper Chesapeake Health and the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center have teamed up for the new $60 million cancer center due to open next fall on the campus of Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:31 PM
On the first mile of her three-mile swim Sunday morning, Susan Spencer concentrated on the 25 names written in black marker on her right arm — those of friends and family members who had succumbed to cancer.
On her second lap, the Baltimore...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Carroll Hospital Center and Carroll Hospice announced this week that the Taneytown-based Kahlert Foundation has donated $5 million to the "Campaign to Cure & Comfort, Always," a $22 million community fundraising initiative.
This is the first multi-...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Sylvester Paul "Butch" Bollinger, founder and CEO of Bollinger Energy Corp. who also was a volunteer at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, died Thursday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care.
The Canton resident was 68.
The son of a roofing...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:45 AM
At a time when physicians and policymakers alike are being asked to reduce health care costs without sacrificing quality care, it's crucial that we unleash the enormous potential for savings that could come from exciting new advances in health information...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Since becoming a part of the University of Maryland Medical System three years ago, Upper Chesapeake Health has attracted new doctors, broken ground on a new $60 million cancer center and won over patients who once left Harford County for care.
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:51 PM
The new Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai will boast some of the latest medical technology, but just as important is its expanded playroom.
When the building opens to patients next month, it will feature a playroom 50 percent...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Marion Snyder Goldstein, a nurse who supervised operating rooms for decades at the now-closed Children's Hospital on Greenspring Avenue, died Tuesday at Stella Maris assisted living in Timonium. The longtime Baldwin resident was 92.
The family was not...