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University of Maryland Medical Center

University of Maryland Medical Center
Located in downtown Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals. It includes the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation.
Located in downtown Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals. It includes the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation. « Show less

Top University of Maryland Medical Center Articles

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  • UMMS doesn't care for caregivers [Commentary]

    UMMS doesn't care for caregivers [Commentary]
    A patient-care technician for the University of Maryland Medical System must update his skills regularly to keep his job, but he hasn't seen an update in his salary. Another UMMS technician must work at least two jobs to have any money left after paying...
  • Baltimore VA hospital faulted for lengthy emergency room stays

    Baltimore VA hospital faulted for lengthy emergency room stays
    Shortages of beds, doctors and nurses in the Baltimore VA Medical Center's emergency room resulted in nearly half of a sample of patients spending more than 6 hours at the facility, including one who waited more than 24 hours, according to a critical...
  • Dr. Howard F. Raskin, gastroenterologist

    Dr. Howard F. Raskin, gastroenterologist
    Dr. Howard F. Raskin, former chief of the gastroenterology department at Maryland General Hospital, died Sept. 17 at Duke University Hospital during surgery to replace a heart valve. The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87. "Howard was one of the...
  • Annapolis woman, 73, killed in Route 3 crash in Millersville

    Annapolis woman, 73, killed in Route 3 crash in Millersville
    A 73-year-old Annapolis woman was killed and a man and woman suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision on Route 3 in Millersville on Friday afternoon, according to Anne Arundel County police and fire officials. The collision occurred about 12:45...
  • Firefighter injured battling Pasadena house fire

    Firefighter injured battling Pasadena house fire
    Fire severely damaged a Pasadena home Saturday, causing an estimated $150,000 in damage and sending one firefighter to the hospital. A report of a fire in a two-story, single-family home in the 1200 block of Hilltop Drive was received at 12:36 p.m.,...
  • Police say driver was texting when car struck, killed motorcyclist

    Police say driver was texting when car struck, killed motorcyclist
    Anne Arundel County police say a 20-year-old Severn woman has been charged with negligent manslaughter by motor vehicle after cell phone records indicate she was using her cell phone when the car she was driving struck a motorcycle, killing the driver....
  • Examining common courtesy among medical residents

    Examining common courtesy among medical residents
    When physician Lenny Feldman visits a hospitalized patient, he said, he does what he can to infuse the encounter with a personal touch. One favorite technique: sitting at the edge of the bed so he can address his client eye-to-eye. Their reaction...
  • Too many don't understand hospice [Letter]

    Too many don't understand hospice [Letter]
    Thanks for Jonathan Pitts' article regarding hospice care ("Urging African-Americans to look at hospice for end of life," Dec. 19). I work on the palliative care service at University of Maryland Medical Center and often encounter resistance to hospice...
  • New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis

    New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis
    One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping. Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
  • Shooting in Severn disrupts child's 1st birthday party

    Shooting in Severn disrupts child's 1st birthday party
    A child's first birthday party was interrupted by gunfire in Severn on Thursday afternoon, Anne Arundel County police said. Six adults and four children were celebrating the birthday in a home in the 8200 block of Marlton Court in the Stillmeadow...
  • Glen Burnie bike trail robber stabbed, arrested

    Glen Burnie bike trail robber stabbed, arrested
    A Pasadena man has been charged with robbing a man on the Baltimore-Annapolis Trail on Thursday night, Anne Arundel County police said. The robbery victim told police he was on the trail near Norfolk Road in Glen Burnie when two masked men robbed him....
  • Doctors, hospitals concerned about hefty malpractice awards

    Maryland's medical community is concerned about the potential fallout from two multimillion-dollar malpractice judgments awarded by Baltimore juries to families who blamed local hospitals where their babies were delivered for their children's...