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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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  • Howard school system retirees angry over health care change

    Medicare-eligible retirees in the Howard County Public School System will have a new insurance plan come Jan. 1, but significant concerns have been expressed by some retirees that the plan isn't accepted by their health care providers. For $6.47...
  • Police cruiser involved in crash on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City

    Police cruiser involved in crash on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City
    A Howard County police cruiser was involved in a crash in Ellicott City on Baltimore National Pike on Friday morning, officials police said. The county Traffic Enforcement Section said that at approximately 5:39 a.m. a marked 2008 Ford Crown Victoria...
  • County retirees need access to local hospitals maintained [Letter]

    I retired from the Howard County Department of Education in 2001 after 28 years of service. All retirees recently learned that United Health Care Medicare Solutions would not cover Howard County General Hospital, Hopkins and University of Maryland...
  • Change in medical benefits unpleasant surprise for retiree [Letter]

    As a Howard County retired teacher [almost 30 years service] and on Medicare, I am disturbed that the Board of Education abruptly changed the medical benefits plan. In the past my coverage has been excellent. Now, starting on Jan. 1, 2014, the coverage...
  • Howard school board delays implementing new retiree Medicare

    Retirees in the Howard County Public School System will be able to stay under their old Medicare insurance plans, after the Board of Education unanimously voted Tuesday to suspend the implementation of the United Healthcare Medicare Advantage plan for one...
  • Clarksville's Basslers say goodbye to family farm, Haysfield Airport

    Clarksville's Basslers say goodbye to family farm, Haysfield Airport
    At age 86, Alfred Bassler can still climb nimbly into the snug cockpit of his Kolb Firestar ultralight, a single-passenger plane that resembles a three-wheeled go cart suspended from a fixed wing. The plane's lightweight construction and simple rudder...
  • 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...
  • Helping hospitalized young patients is Brownie Quest [West Friendship]

    Helping hospitalized young patients is Brownie Quest [West Friendship]
    West Friendship Elementary School Brownie Troop 2484 has completed the Brownie Quest leadership journey. Throughout the Brownie Quest, the young Brownies learned to discover more about themselves, connect with others and take action to improve their...
  • Two Howard men shoveling snow die after collapsing

    Two Howard men shoveling snow die after collapsing
    Howard County officials said Thursday that three county men died after suffering heart attacks while outside their homes during the snowstorm, and that two were shoveling snow when they collapsed. The first incident occurred just after 9:30 a.m., when a...
  • Maryland digs out from storm

    Maryland digs out from storm
    A few more inches of snow were forecast to accumulate by midday Saturday, further straining government snow-removal budgets and setting back efforts to clean up from the region's heaviest snowfall in four years. The forecast portends a third winter...
  • 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...