| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:20 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:54 AM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:13 PM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:25 PM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:00 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:55 AM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:11 AM
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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:09 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:47 PM
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...