| Nov 9, 2010
| 6:12 PM
St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay $22 million to settle federal claims that it engaged in a decade-long kickback scheme with Pikesville cardiology group MidAtlantic Cardiovascular Associates, which was co-founded by Dr. Mark G. Midei — the...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 9:15 PM
While Dr. Mark Midei was allegedly implanting unnecessary cardiac stents in hundreds of patients at a Towson hospital, stent manufacturer Abbott Laboratories was paying for crab and barbecue feasts at his Monkton home and building a business strategy...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:37 PM
Healthy Howard Inc., which helps county residents obtain health care services, has won an award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its health coaching program — one of the nonprofit's most controversial aspects.
| Dec 24, 2010
| 9:01 PM
Federal investigators have ordered St. Joseph Medical Center to conduct annual, random audits of its cardiac care practice to verify that the procedures performed there are necessary, in the wake of allegations that Dr. Mark G. Midei placed heart stents...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:06 AM
"We're going to have to make some tough decisions with the priorities of the school system," Harford County Board of Education President Leonard Wheeler said Monday evening during a board business meeting.
Harford's school board took its first look at...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:24 PM
The Harford Council voted Tuesday to remove outyear funding for 2014 to 2016 to replace Havre de Grace High School, criticizing County Executive David Craig for revising the school priority list.
Craig, meanwhile, fired back a short time later,...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 3:16 AM
Drugs for chronic conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and diabetes would move through the Food and Drug Administration approval process more rapidly under a bipartisan bill Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will unveil Thursday.
The legislation, which will...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:51 PM
The Harford County Council criticized County Executive David Craig last month for making the Havre de Grace High School replacement building a priority in the county's school construction needs and in turn removed funding for the project from future...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien said in a strongly worded letter that the Archdiocese of Baltimore will not comply with federal law requiring churches to offer birth control coverage even it means dropping health insurance for its 3,500 employees....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Recently, Cardinal-designateEdwin F. O'Brienwrote a stirring letter to all those who worship in the Baltimore Archdiocese, calling on their help to "regain our religious freedom." The impassioned call to arms suggests the federal government has dealt a...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Pending approval of the county school board, Havre de Grace High School Principal Patricia Walling is expected to become principal of John Archer School at the end of the school year and will be replaced by James Reynolds, an assistant principal at Bel...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:15 PM
When Harford County Executive David Craig first proposed building a new Havre de Grace High School a little more than a year ago, I wrote a column that was generally supportive of the concept.
While I still think Craig's proposal has merit, it appears...