Justice Department policy since 2015 has been to not just prosecute corporations for misdeeds but also officials, employees and boards members. UMMS' chief compliance officer gave board members a presentation on this just before The Sun revealed members had contracts with UMMS hospital
Carroll Hospital has hosted many different public seminars and events to discuss various aspects of healthy aging, but the May 20 seminar entitled “Aging with Grace: A Discussion of Health & Home Considerations” might be a first — and in more ways than one.
After allegations of self-dealing rocked the University of Maryland Medical System’s board of directors, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says he wants to “clean house” and will refuse to reappoint most — and possibly all — of the current board members.
The Partnership for America's Health Care Future is a front representing major insurance companies, big Pharma and private hospitals who are part of a major industry effort to kill the Medicare for All movement.
The first-ever organ delivered by drone was transplanted into a patient with kidney failure at the University of Maryland Medical Center, capping more than three years of work to show unmanned aircraft can be safely transport life-saving organs and tissue.
Robert A. Chrencik resigned Friday as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System amid the controversy surrounding accusations that UMMS had engaged in self-dealing and no-bid contracting.
Polypharmacy is a term referring to a person taking five or more medications at once, a state most common, though not exclusive to older adults, according to Dr. Nicole Cimino-Fiallos, director of the Geriatric Acute Care Suite in the Carroll Hospital emergency department.
Though the University of Maryland Medical System's board members are appointed by the governor and the institution receives millions of dollars in taxpayer funds each year, state law allows the health system to largely operate in secrecy, its board meetings and documents kept private.
The Maryland Senate has unanimously approved legislation outlawing self-dealing on the University of Maryland Medical System's board of directors, a day after the House of Delegates passed a similar measure. Lawmakers now must work out minor differences between the bills.