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Hopkins one of the best in U.S. News rankings of med schools

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Johns Hopkins University placed third in the country for top medical schools for research in U.S. News and World Report’s graduate school rankings released this week. The Baltimore institution was ranked only behind Harvard University and Stanford University. On the same ...

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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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UMB pumps $100K into artificial lung company

The University of Maryland, Baltimore has invested $100,000 in a Baltimore company called Breethe, Inc. to help market a wearable, artificial lung system developed at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The investment was made through UM Ventures, a partnership between UMB and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County that allows the schools to commercialize technology developed by their students and faculty. Dr. Bartley P. Griffith, executive director of the medical school's Program in Lung Healing, developed the core technology behind the portable blood pump oxygenator and founded Breethe to commercialize the product in 2014.

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