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MedStar Health

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  • MedStar opens facility with urgent care, doctor services

    MedStar opens facility with urgent care, doctor services
    MedStar Health plans to open its new hybrid health care facility off Key Highway in the Federal Hill-Locust Point area July 7 that will offer both urgent care and doctor appointments.   The hospital chain already has a similar facility in...
  • Plans for four-story county health building, garage moving forward in Edgewood

    Plans for four-story county health building, garage moving forward in Edgewood
    Harford County is moving forward with plans for a four-story health department building and four-story parking garage next to the 2-year-old Harford County Sheriff's Office southern precinct station in Edgewood. The project is one of three major...
  • Man who died after police altercation was sedated, city official says

    Man who died after police altercation was sedated, city official says
    Sedation may have played a factor in the death of a 19-year-old hospital patient who was stunned by police during an altercation, a city council member said Friday. The teen died Thursday after falling into a coma after a May 7 altercation with Good...
  • After teen's death, police restrict response to hospital emergencies

    After teen's death, police restrict response to hospital emergencies
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said he wants police supervisors to evaluate whether to send officers to emergency calls at hospitals and mental health facilities, a move that brought concern from a major hospital system and the Maryland...
  • Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland

    Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland
    Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from 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...
  • MedStar to transfer 74 employees to real estate contractor CBRE

    MedStar to transfer 74 employees to real estate contractor CBRE
    MedStar Health has laid off 74 people in its real estate and facilities management departments as the hospital system transfers those functions to a contractor, which plans to hire back the workers, Medstar officials said. The Columbia-based company cut...
  • Bel Air South MedStar project approved, with conditions

    Bel Air South MedStar project approved, with conditions
    Site plans for MedStar Health's proposed medical facility near the intersection of Plumtree Road and Route 924 (Old Emmorton Road) have been approved by Harford County planning and zoning officials. The approval, granted in mid-July, comes with...
  • September 2013: John Carroll marks 50 years; new cancer center opens

    September 2013: John Carroll marks 50 years; new cancer center opens
    The Aberdeen IronBirds were headed to the Penn League playoffs for the first time in the club's 12 season history. The Birds would go two and out, still the best record in franchise history. A petition was filed for judicial review of the site plan...
  • August 2013: A fatal police involved shooting, the passing of 'Tombstone'

    August 2013: A fatal police involved shooting, the passing of 'Tombstone'
    The Upper Chesapeake Health's Ambulatory Care Center in Bel Air was renamed the Klein Ambulatory Care Center. The name change was in honor of Harford County philanthropists Shirley and Ralph Klein. Harford County planning and zoning officials approved...
  • Some hospital CEOs get bigger compensation packages

    Some hospital CEOs get bigger compensation packages
    Many Maryland hospital and health system CEOs received pay increases in recent years even as they complained of shrinking profit margins and warned of cutbacks unless they could increase the rates they charge. Eleven executives earning seven-figure...
  • Clinic for homeless to expand at Franklin Square

    Clinic for homeless to expand at Franklin Square
    J.T. Barker sometimes lives in the woods near Veterans Park in Dundalk and at other times sleeps in the shadows of an industrial park. On a recent hot and muggy day, the 43-year-old homeless man found a little relief in the air conditioning at the Health...