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Howard County General Hospital

Howard County General Hospital
Howard County General Hospital in Columbia is part of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Howard County General Hospital in Columbia is part of Johns Hopkins Medicine. « Show less

Top Howard County General Hospital Articles

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  • Former Oriole Paul Blair talks to The Sun in 2010

    Former Oriole Paul Blair talks to The Sun in 2010
    Three days before Christmas, Paul Blair felt the pain. It was as if he’d hit the fence, chest first, while chasing a fly ball. Rushed to Howard County General Hospital, Blair, the former Orioles’ outfielder, learned he had suffered a heart...
  • First baby of 2014 born at Howard Hospital

    First baby of 2014 born at Howard Hospital
    The daughter of a Glen Burnie couple was the first baby born in Howard County in 2014, according to a Howard County General Hospital spokeswoman. Lydia Strube Ammann was born at 12:25 a.m. on Jan. 1 to parents Jason and Emily Ammann. Lydia, the couple's...
  • Relief and skepticism follow health care deal for Howard school retirees

    Retired educators expressed gratitude and relief when the Howard County school officials last month postponed the rollout of a contested Medicare plan through United Healthcare. But many remain concerned about their future medical needs. "I was very...
  • Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer

    Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer
    Donna L. Hansen, a former congressional staffer whose lifelong struggle with diabetes led her to become an advocate for diabetes and cardiac research, died Nov. 15 from heart and kidney failure at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. The Sykesville resident...
  • Broccolino, the face of Howard County General, retires after 24 years as CEO

    Broccolino, the face of Howard County General, retires after 24 years as CEO
    When Victor Broccolino talks about his upcoming retirement, he doesn't mention hobbies or exotic travel, or taking it easy or doing more reading. No, the president and CEO of Howard County General Hospital for the past 24 years — more than half of...
  • Dazzle dashers and dancers kick off the holidays

    Dazzle dashers and dancers kick off the holidays
    Several thousand people gathered at Columbia's Symphony of Lights last weekend for the Dazzle Dash, a two-day event to raise money for the Howard Hospital Foundation. About 1,000 people registered for a run through the lights on Saturday, Nov. 23,...
  • Howard farmers markets close for season, two permanently

    Howard farmers markets close for season, two permanently
    The Howard County farmers markets wrapped up their season last week, but at two of the markets, vendors packed up their trucks for the last time. Sarah Keckler, of Orchard County Produce and Fruit Farm in Gardners, Pa., said vendors received a letter...
  • Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress

    Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress
    Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69. Born...
  • Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet

    Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet
    The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
  • Columbia native wins Governor's Service Award

    Columbia native wins Governor's Service Award
    When Maryam Qayumi started working for Chase Brexton Health Services in Columbia in August 2012, the center didn't have a specific employee dedicated to managing the new patients who walk through its doors every day in search of health care options....
  • Oakland Mills community organizer to run in District 13

    Oakland Mills community organizer to run in District 13
    Fred Eiland has thought about running for office for the past five years. And on his birthday — July 23 — he made it official by filing for the state delegate race in District 13. Eiland, 58, a Democrat from Columbia, said that public...
  • Maryland seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform

    Maryland seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform
    As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge. There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...