Edward H. Latchford, a certified public accountant who rose through the ranks to become vice president of finance for CSX Transportation and later was a Fruit Growers Express official, died Sunday from complications of diabetes at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 71.
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.
Brian M. Doyle, a founder and partner in a Timonium property management firm and volunteer, died Friday from pancreatic cancer at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Phoenix, Baltimore County resident, was 52.
Johns Hopkins is one of several mostly large academic medical institutions in the U.S. launching overseas ventures that go beyond the involvement hospitals traditionally have pursued in other countries.
Shock Trauma is one of the many hospitals and doctors offices around the country testing, and in some cases already using, virtual reality technology in treating patients. Virtual reality is being used to distract patients during painful procedures, such as treatment for third-degree burns, so they feel less pain. Soldiers and veterans suffering from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are getting treated with virtual reality videos that recreate traumatic events to help patients face
Millennials (those born between 1980 and 1995) feel little loyalty to employers, consider themselves entrepreneurs and dream of owning their own business. The dream may be even stronger for those in the next wave, Generation Z. One study reported in Entrepreneur magazine found that 72 percent of high school students want to start a business someday. A survey of 500 teens conducted by Junior Achievement (JA) and ORC International put the number as high as 87 percent. That's the good
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (March 30, 2016) - Crosby Marketing Communications, one of the country's leading integrated marketing firms, has added two new staff members, Kate Thomas and Sabrina Ostrowski. Kate Thomas joins Crosby as Senior Digital Designer. With more than a decade of experience, she will play a lead role in creating digital campaigns and applications for clients, including Sheppard Pratt Health System, DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and USDA. Before joining Crosby, Thomas was a designer for the international development organization ACDI/VOCA. She has a BA in Commercial Design and Photography from Lycoming College and is a member of the User ...
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WASHINGTON -- For months the two candidates running for Senate in Maryland have sought to distance themselves from a banking industry that remains deeply unpopular in the years since the foreclosure crisis.
President Barack Obama on Monday discussed the economic underpinnings of racial tension in places like Baltimore as he announced the creation of a nonprofit organization intended to provide opportunities for young men of color.
In the harried run up to building and later fixing the state's new online marketplace for the uninsured, officials awarded more than $84 million in contracts without open competition, about a third of the money spent on procurement for the troubled website.
Almost three months after the Maryland health exchange decided to ditch its online marketplace for the uninsured in favor of a new website, the exchange board has hired a small Greenbelt firm to check its work.
Maryland will not have to ask the federal government for additional grant money to build a new health exchange that models the highly successful site in Connecticut and will replace the damaged one the state was forced to scrap
A surge of nearly 50,000 Marylanders obtained health coverage through the state's insurance exchange during the final two weeks of enrollment until next fall, though health officials will continue sign-ups for those who were unable to navigate the marketplace's troubled website.
Maryland's top health official told a congressional panel on Thursday that its IT contractors were to blame for the state's troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act and suggested the state may reimburse the federal government if it can claw back money from those companies.
By By John Fritze and Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun
The board overseeing the Maryland health exchange voted unanimously Tuesday evening to scrap its dysfunctional website and adopt software developed by Deloitte Consulting and used by the more successful health exchange in Connecticut.
By By Andrea K. Walker, Meredith Cohn and Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun
Monday marks the end of a six-month enrollment push for Maryland's troubled health exchange, and despite a surge in the past week it is unclear whether the state can meet its goals and overcome technical problems that have persisted since the Oct. 1 debut.
After the state severed ties with the contractor that built its problem-plagued health insurance exchange, officials face the looming question of what to do with it — continue throwing money at fixing it or replace it.
Pete and Lauren reconnected and realized that she had entered Pete's number incorrectly into her phone the night they met. They now live together in Columbia Heights, a neighborhood in Northwest Washington.
Five-year-old Connor Schoenwetter of Cockeysville was picked by Orioles staff to be introduced to the sellout crowd as the "10th player" on the team's lineup, and ran onto the field and down the huge orange carpet in a real game uniform as his name echoed through the park.