Willard Hackerman

University of Maryland hospitals paid $127 million to Whiting-Turner, whose executives sit on their boards

University of Maryland hospitals paid $127 million to Whiting-Turner, whose executives sit on their boards

The University of Maryland Medical System and affiliated hospitals have paid at least $127 million since 2012 to a construction company led by an executive who has been a board member at the health network’s affiliated medical school and flagship hospital, according to records reviewed by The Baltimore Sun.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. has ranked as the medical system’s top-paid independent contractor in three of the past eight years — primarily for construction projects it managed at the University of Maryland Medical Center...

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