The Michael James Pitts Endowment for the Advancement of Direct Support Professionals has been established at Penn-Mar Human Services through a $1.5 million gift, officials with the Freeland-based nonprofit announced Wednesday. Penn-Mar, in conjunction with Kay and Jim Pitts, of ...Read More »
As top Republicans see it, a medical malpractice crisis is threatening U.S. health care: Frivolous lawsuits are driving up malpractice insurance premiums and forcing physicians out of business. Doctors and hospitals live in fear of litigation, ordering excessive tests and ...Read More »
Let’s say a Maryland-based hospital or practice group is confronted with the following three employment scenarios: Scenario 1: A doctor, licensed and practice in Maryland, voluntary resigns from employment with a local hospital after he is accused of sexually harassing ...Read More »
A nursing home operator in Maryland aggressively and illegally booted residents from its facilities to maximize payments it collected from public health plans and in many cases dropped the residents off at homeless shelters or inadequate living facilities, the state’s ...Read More »
HARTFORD, Conn. — Six generic drug-makers artificially inflated and manipulated prices to reduce competition for an antibiotic and oral diabetes medication, 20 state attorneys general, led by Connecticut, said in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, ...Read More »
Johns Hopkins researchers believe the use of a checklist of protocols before drawing blood will result in fewer needle pricks for critically ill children. Researchers were concerned about the overreliance on the use of blood cultures on patients with symptoms ...
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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the region’s largest health insurer, announced $575,000 in new funding for five west Baltimore nonprofit community organizations Friday, including support for expanded access to basic medical and telemedicine services, youth mentoring, behavioral health programs, and substance abuse ...Read More »
Any Marylanders who were looking to sign up for insurance with Evergreen Health will officially have to look for other options. The Maryland Insurance Administration announced Thursday that individual Evergreen Health plans are not available on and off the Maryland ...
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LifeBridge Health Executive Vice President and Sinai Hospital President Amy Perry will soon leave the organization for a new position with New Jersey-based provider Atlantic Health, where she will assume the position of CEO of the hospital division and senior ...Read More »