| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Legislation to encourage development of wind turbines off Ocean City got a boost Tuesday, as the Associated Press reported that Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said he wants to see the twice-defeated bill get a full debate in his chamber this year....
| Dec 10, 2011
| 9:50 AM
It took 25 years for Dr. Mark Midei to build his reputation and less than two for it to come crashing down.
In the spring of 2009, he was a superstar cardiologist with a seven-figure salary and a staff that adored him. By late April 2011, he was...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 5:29 PM
Maryland lawmakers plan to examine the operations of a Baltimore mental health clinic in the wake of an investigation by The Baltimore Sun that revealed high Medicaid billings, and a state regulator said six family members on the nonprofit's board must...
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 8:37 PM
The payments and "VIP trips" given to a Maryland cardiologist by Abbott Laboratories for parties and consulting work — disclosed in a federal report released Monday — are just what new legislation and industry guidelines are supposed to...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 6:52 PM
Salespeople for stent maker Abbott Laboratories were often allowed inside a cardiac treatment room at St. Joseph Medical Center while patient procedures were being performed, despite hospital rules against it, according to sworn testimony from Dr. Mark G....
| Dec 14, 2010
| 8:17 PM
January 2008: Dr. Mark Midei leaves MidAtlantic Cardiovascular Associates to become a full-time employee of St. Joseph Medical Center, leading a former colleague to vow revenge against him.
April 27, 2009: A MidAtlantic cardiologist informs one of Midei'...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 5:51 PM
State health regulators have launched an investigation into a second Maryland hospital suspected of performing unnecessary medical procedures like those alleged at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, according to a report released Wednesday.
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has signaled to White House officials that he's considering leaving the administration after President Barack Obama reaches an agreement with Congress to raise the federal debt limit, according to three people...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:25 PM
A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit.
| Jul 13, 2011
| 6:34 PM
The Maryland Board of Physicians revoked the medical license of Dr. Mark G. Midei on Wednesday, finding that the Towson cardiologist falsified patient records in order to justify unnecessary and expensive cardiac stent procedures.
"Dr. Midei's violations...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 5:00 PM
State lawmakers are calling for a deeper look into Baltimore Gas & Electric's response to Hurricane Irene, which left hundreds of thousands of customers without electricity — and ratepayers and public officials fuming about the utility's restoration...