Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States announced Wednesday that it is giving Bon Secours Health System $1.7 million to build a community resource center that officials hope will spur economic opportunity in communities that are part of the 21223 zip code of West Baltimore.
The Baltimore Board of Estimates is expected to approve a 15-year lease on space at the old Hebrew Orphan Asylum in West Baltimore on Wednesday for a planned center where heroin addicts and other drug users could be taken in the midst of a crisis so they're not clogging up hospital emergency rooms.
Day and overnight passes have been a risky treatment tactic for psychiatric hospitals in the past. Some patients given these passes subsequently ended up either seriously hurting or killing themselves or others, or committing violent assaults and other crimes.
Relay for Life of Howard County enters its 22nd year this weekend, featuring 27 teams in an effort to raise $65,000 for the American Cancer Society. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. June 10 to 11 at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship.
In the future, the Howard County General Hospital campus — strategically located and well-connected to other anchor institutions such as Howard Community College, Symphony Woods, Merriweather and the lakefront — will be greener. We will tear up our sea of asphalt, and turn it into a haven of health.
NIH has lined up about 100 hospitals, academic centers and health facilities around the globe to hand out a pill called pitavastatin to HIV patients without signs of cardiovascular disease to see if it prevents heart troubles
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
If not for the accent, it would be easy to mistake Dr. Jonathan Ringo as a hometown boy because the recently named president and chief operating officer of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore ties are extensive
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center plans to open a high-risk breast cancer clinic by the end of the month, which will immediately assess patients' likelihood of getting the disease and nudge them over time to undergo regular screenings
Health officials warned a network of medical providers throughout Baltimore this week of a possible increase in drug overdoses and withdrawals among local patients after a pain management clinic in North Baltimore was raided and shuttered by federal and local law enforcement, officials confirmed Wednesday.
Dr. Artemio M. Arciaga, Jr., a Filipino immigrant and longtime surgeon at what is now the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center who made regular house calls to patients, patching them up regardless of whether they could afford to pay, died Tuesday of complications from diabetes at the hospital where he spent his career. The Timonium resident was 83.
A handful of hospitals are trying to change the culture of the neonatal intensive care unit and in turn reduce costs and improve the time it takes babies to recover by keeping mom and baby in the same room during recovery
The Abingdon Medical Center, at 3400 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, expands the health system's network of medical facilities as it looks to capture a greater portion of the state's health insurance market.