Several leaders from a Johns Hopkins-affiliated childrens’ hospital in Florida submitted their resignations Tuesday following a year-long investigation by the Tampa Bay Times that revealed a high rate of devastating injuries and death among the center’s young patients.
Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson will house a new center to look for treatments and a cure for a rare genetic disease called Alstrom Syndrome and perhaps contribute to therapies for many other diseases.
Care in a special heart surgery unit at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., became so troubled that last year one in 10 patients died and others suffered devastating complications before procedures were halted, a year-long investigation by the Tampa Bay Times found.
While we would agree that Harford Memorial is antiquated and by current community health care standards may in fact be obsolete, we have consistently argued that closing this hospital outright and providing what amount to scaled down services elsewhere may not serve the community’s best interests.
Deanna Kopf, became a certified professional midwife after the birth of her third child at home. She says the experience was empowering and she wanted to help others to have the same exprience. Now she runs Birthwise Midwifery in Catonsville, and also trains other women to become midwives.
A 31-year-old man died at the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center last week after initially being taken to a hospital due to medical concerns, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Tuesday.
Conventional wisdom says Americans vote their pocketbooks. That’s why health care offers Democrats an advantage in the midterms, despite the strong economy and the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act.
Phyllis W. Rice, a World War II Navy veteran whose career as a volunteer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center spanned more than four decades, died Sunday from coronary artery disease at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 93.
For parents of children in Carroll County Public Schools, flu season makes for another important date to put on the calendar: Friday, Oct. 12. That’s the last day to return consent forms to allow students to participate in the free flu shot clinics that will be held in schools.
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.
We do not have a health care system in this country. We have a $3.5 trillion sick care system, in which companies make massive profits providing goods and services to people who are ill. While we can discuss ways to reduce the cost of medical care, we should be talking about avoiding illness.
Laurel Regional Hospital, once considered an aging hospital, is getting a second chance. Under new ownership, the 40-year-old year hospital is transitioning into a state-of-the-art medical center to serve the Laurel and surrounding communities for years to come.
The Maryland Health Care Commission’s decision to stop reviewing the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health’s applications for a new specialty psychiatric hospital and a free-standing medical center is a logical step given the recent turmoil into which the plan has fallen.
Finding nurses to assist families with disabled children and other relatives at home can be difficult, largely because such nurses aren’t paid enough in Maryland or even as much as in neighboring states, according to the families of the disabled and companies that place nurses.
Conflicts between Upper Chesapeake Health and the City of Havre de Grace, the search for a possible new site for a free-standing medical facility and special psych hospital and a request to send a modified application have caused delays in the state's approval process of the UCH Vision 200 project.
The first time I visited Druid Clinic I was 17. A friend had told me she thought she was pregnant but was too nervous to go to the clinic to take a test alone, so I offered to get tested too. Good thing I did. I was pregnant. Now, the Trump administration wants to cut funding for such clinics.
After nearly 25 years leading the board that manages Harford County's two hospitals, Dr. Roger Schneider has stepped aside to concentrate on his "first love," medicine, and to make way for new blood in the leadership ranks.