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.
The acting CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System said Tuesday former state Sen. Francis X. Kelly and two of his sons are taking voluntary leaves of absence from the boards of six affiliated organizations amid a continuing controversy at the hospital network.
MedStar Health has agreed to pay $35 million to resolve allegations the hospital system paid kickbacks to a cardiology group in Pikesville in exchange for referrals, according to a statement from Robert Hur, the U.S. attorney for Maryland and other federal investigators.
Robert Mitchell Perkins Jr., a retired Community College of Baltimore County communication arts department chair, died of kidney failure Feb. 28 at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 72 and lived in Glen Arm.
C. Herbert Wineholt Jr., a retired Mangels-Herrold Co. executive who was a lifelong patron of the arts, died Feb. 14 from heart failure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center at age 88.
William F. Wilke, a retired mechanical and general contractor who owned and operated his own business, died Jan. 16 from complications of a stroke at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 95.
Baltimore County state Sen. Kathy Klausmeier presided over the Maryland Senate for the first time Friday, substituting for President Thomas V. Mike Miller, who was absent due to cancer treatment. Klausmeier is the new president pro tem of the state Senate. She's been in the legislature since 1995.
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.
More than 300 people bought tickets to Crossroads Bistro and Falling Branch Brewery's "Breakfast with Santa" event Sunday, which benefited Gold in Fight, a foundation that serves families fighting pediatric cancer.
George Warren Justice Jr., who changed careers from a weather predictor to the Internal revenue Service, died of heart failure Nov. 10 at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Parkville resident was 91.
Mark McColloch, a labor historian who had been vice president of instruction at the Community College of Baltimore County for a decade, died Oct. 26 from cancer at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 70.
Robert Bradford Keigler, a University of Maryland Baltimore County student and lacrosse player, died Monday of a respiratory condition at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident had recently celebrated his 24th birthday.
Dr. Savas Tsakiris, a Dundalk dentist who was a co-owner of the Boulevard Diner, died Saturday from pancreatic cancer at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Hunt Valley resident was 66.
Mary T. O'Meara, founder and librarian of the Sacred Heart School of Glyndon library, died Thursday from heart and respiratory failure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. she was 96.
Amtrak joins airports, hospitals, stadiums and other businesses around the country that have improved accommodations for women who say they want to do what is best for the health of their babies, but get discouraged by the lack of support for breastfeeding.
Shoshana S. Cardin, an internationally known philanthropist who was a leader of numerous local Jewish organizations, died May 18 from respiratory failure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Pikesville resident was 91.
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.