Reforms under the Affordable Care Act are prompting hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and other providers across the country to look for ways to cut costs. Former Erickson Retirement Communities CEO Rick Grindrod launched a consulting firm in 2013 to help skilled nursing facilities and hospitals set up contracts to participate in a new federal Medicare reimbursement program designed to save the government money.
Dr. Esther Edery Dibos, a retired Towson pediatrician who was a founder of the Hispanic Apostolate, a Fells Point clinic, died Dec. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. She was 78.
The West Baltimore home of a defunct century-old book publisher that once commanded offices in Chicago and San Francisco will go on the auction block Wednesday — a casualty of Hurricane Katrina, technological change and even the "For Dummies" instructional book series.
Hall of Famer Leon Day's passion for baseball lives on in his widow. Geraldine Day attended "about a dozen" Orioles games this past season and watched the rest on television, even those on the West Coast.
Howard J. McNamara, who delivered men and materiel to Utah Beach during the D-Day landings of June 6, 1944, and later became insurance manager for the city of Baltimore, died Saturday at St. Agnes Hospital of heart failure. He was 95.
Baltimore lawyer and sports agent Ron Shapiro asked Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake last year how the private sector could help the city, and she brought up the firehouses' dilapidated kitchens. On Tuesday, exactly one year after their first meeting, fire officials and the mayor's office will unveil a plan to renovate 18 of the kitchens over the next year through public-private partnerships with more than a dozen Baltimore-based companies, including Shapiro Negotiates Institute, T. Rowe Price,
Baltimore County Police and hazardous material units responded to an oil spill in front of the Wilkens Precinct at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday, said Julia Hardgrove, spokeswoman for the Baltimore County Police.
Philip Joseph DiPaula, a retired Forest Park and Polytechnic Institute sciences teacher who received two Purple Hearts during World War II, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Saturday at St. Agnes Hospital. The Edmondson Heights resident was 90.
Things have not gone according to plan for city and state officials and CSX Corp. executives in the Southwest Baltimore neighborhood of Morrell Park. State officials have pointed some blame at city officials for the neighborhood's proposed CSX truck-to-train cargo transfer facility having veered off track.
A townhouse was destroyed and a volunteer firefighter was injured Thursday night in a fire in the 5800 block of Ivy League Drive near the campus of CCBC Catonsville, according to Baltimore County police.
It was Red Dress Sunday at the church off Druid Hill Avenue, an annual event launched in Baltimore by St. Agnes Hospital to raise awareness of the dangers of heart disease. It's the number one killer of women in the United States, and an even greater danger to African American women.