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Author Archives: Daniel Leaderman

Daniel Leaderman covers health care, higher education, and technology.

For rural populations, growing the workforce is key to improving health care

Janet Maldonado, care transition nurse, trains Frank Adams how to use the Union Hospital telehealth system, which remotely monitors the health of about 70 patients.   (The Daily Record/ Maximilian Franz)

Rural areas throughout the United States often have trouble recruiting and retaining physicians due to their low populations. Opinions vary on whether Maryland has a true shortage of primary-care physicians of if they’re just not well-distributed; but the effect on ...

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New P.G. hospital moves closer to approval

A rendering of Prince George's County Regional Medical Center. (Courtesy Dimensions Healthcare System)

The proposed new Prince George’s Regional Medical Center earned the support of a crucial state regulator last week, moving the long-gestating project even closer to final approval. Commissioner Robert E. Moffit, who is reviewing the project for the Maryland Health Care Commission, recommended in a ...

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Baltimore area colleges share $750K grant to fight sexual assault

(Loyola University Maryland submitted photo)

A $750,000 federal grant will help 10 Baltimore area colleges and universities beef up their response to — and efforts to prevent — sexual violence, officials announced Friday. The group of schools is known as the Baltimore Area Higher Education Coalition ...

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