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Patient safety conference to focus on errors in diagnosis

Robert Imhoff, President and CEO of  The Md. Patient Safety Center (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The Maryland Patient Safety Conference expects to welcome more than 1,400 of the state’s doctors, nurses and other health care personnel from hospitals, primary care offices and long-term care facilities to Baltimore on Friday to discuss errors in diagnosis and ...

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For now, GOP plan doesn’t touch Md. hospital payment system

In this Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, an American flag flies over Capitol Hill in Washington, as lawmakers return from a 7-week break. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The Maryland health care community remains in wait-and-see mode after House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act didn’t remove or eliminate Maryland’s demonstration authority, also known as the Medicare waiver. The Republican plan, called the American Health Care ...

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‘We’ve got a crisis in Maryland’

Carmela Coyle, president of the Maryland Hospital Association. (File)

The Maryland Hospital Association keeps a busy calendar during the legislative session in Annapolis. Carmela Coyle, the association’s president and CEO, said this year the organization would offer recommendations on more than 100 bills. And this year she’s also had ...

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As ACA repeal nears, Maryland’s hospital payment system up in the air

Carmela Coyle, president of the Maryland Hospital Association. (File)

President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night offered some insights into what his plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act might look like, but an important aspect of any reform that would uniquely affect ...

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