As a medical oncologist with a full-time practice, I deal with treatment delays and other consequences of prior authorization every day. And physicians across the nation believe the problem is getting worse.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, owner and operator of Harford County’s two hospitals and other medical facilities serving Harford and Cecil counties, announced the election of several leadership positions on its board of directors and medical team.
Public outcry against the planned repeal of ACA, coupled with the political ramifications of doing so without a replacement, has led Republicans to shift their vocabulary regarding Obamacare, but they're actions are clear. They're now using "repair" and "rebuild" as synonyms for "repeal," saying there's been a misinterpretation or miscommunication of what they mean. We know better, considering they unsuccessfully voted more than 60 times to repeal the ACA, strictly for political reasons.
Richard J. "Dick" Davidson, 79, a former president of the American Hospital Association who earlier headed the Maryland Hospital Association, died of heart disease Monday at his Cape St. Claire home near Annapolis. He was 79.
Hospitals are riddled with cybersecurity flaws that could let attackers break into medical devices connected to the Internet and kill patients, a team of Baltimore based researchers has concluded after a two-year investigation.
Joan S. Shnipper, a former vice president of communications and public affairs at the University of Maryland Medical Center and University of Maryland Medical System, died Monday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 64.
Seeking to allay fears after an Ebola patient was transported to Bethesda, Gov. Martin O'Malley said Friday state public health officials are on guard to contain the virus, though they will likely see more scares and possible cases.
Nearly four years after it was signed and after months of scrambling and uncertainty, President Obama's landmark bid to guarantee Americans health security takes full effect Wednesday as the Affordable Care Act begins delivering health coverage to millions of the nation's uninsured.
By Noam N. Levey, Chad Terhune and Andrea K. Walker and Tribune Newspapers