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Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson includes Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Greater Baltimore Medical Associates, Gilchrist Hospice Care and the GBMC Foundation.
Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson includes Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Greater Baltimore Medical Associates, Gilchrist Hospice Care and the GBMC Foundation. « Show less

Top Greater Baltimore Medical Center Articles

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  • Making end-of-life choices

    Making end-of-life choices
    An Alzheimer's patient is rushed to the emergency room, where her relatives tell doctors she has swallowed food down the wrong passageway. They insert tubes so she can take in air and fluids. She survives the crisis. But the visit is so invasive that it...
  • Medicare pays hundreds of millions to Maryland providers

    Medicare pays hundreds of millions to Maryland providers
    Eye specialists, ambulance service providers and clinical laboratories are the biggest recipients of Medicare payments around the country and in Maryland, taking in hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal health program for seniors, according...
  • Hopkins must raise its pay [Letter]

    As a Baltimore County physician leader, I support the opinion of the city physicians ("Hopkins should support its employees," April 7). Employees should make enough so that we are not paying their children's health care cost through Medicaid. As a Johns...
  • Man shot by police in Parkville allegedly confronted officers before

    Man shot by police in Parkville allegedly confronted officers before
    The man shot to death this week by Baltimore County police had approached officers with a knife before, according to court documents in a January incident that bears striking similarities to this week's case. The department identified the man killed...
  • New options to treat multiple myeloma

    New options to treat multiple myeloma
    Multiple myeloma is cancer of the bone marrow, an incurable type of the disease that kills about 10,700 people a year. But for the 22,000 diagnosed annually, including recently Tom Brokaw, former NBC news anchor, there are new options for treatment and...
  • Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist

    Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist
    Dr. Anatol H. "Harry" Oleynick, a retired neurologist who taught for half a century at the University of Maryland Medical School, died Feb. 19 of cancer at the Veterans Administration Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard in Northeast Baltimore. The former...
  • County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks

    County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks
    Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions. Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
  • Dr. Harry P. Porter, otolaryngologist

    Dr. Harry P. Porter, otolaryngologist
    Dr. Harry P. Porter, a retired Baltimore otolaryngologist who was known as a clinician who had a warm bedside manner, died Thursday of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 96. The son of Harry P. Porter Sr., a teacher, and Ethel Bagley Porter, a...
  • Maryland bill would create birth injury fund

    Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
    Prompted by recent multimillion-dollar medical malpractice judgments, Maryland lawmakers are pushing to create a fund to help pay for treating babies who suffer neurological injuries during birth. Proposed legislation calls for hospitals and doctors with...
  • Nurse questions all female OB-GYN practice

    Nurse questions all female OB-GYN practice
    Bruce Wheatley was considering coming back to the Towson area where he grew up when he saw an advertisement for an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Columbia that pitched an all-female staff. As a nurse, he was dismayed enough to complain to St....
  • What's Up Doc? Stye in eye

    What's Up Doc? Stye in eye
    Q: My son has a recurring stye in his right eye. How should we treat it and, better yet, prevent it? A: A stye is a common condition and often appears as a red lump near the edge of the eyelid. It occurs when an oil gland in the eyelid becomes infected....
  • Joseph W. McLeary, police officer

    Joseph W. McLeary, police officer
    Joseph W. McLeary, who served with the city Police Department, Maryland State Police and the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency during a more than four-decade career, died Sunday of a massive stroke at Greater...