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Author Archives: Tim Curtis

Tim Curtis covers health care, higher education, and technology for The Daily Record.

Md. hospitals using telehealth to address coronavirus worries

It shows nurses in the LifeBridge Health Virtual Hospital triaging patients. Those patients will then have private video visits with other providers. (LifeBridge Health submitted photo)

Hospitals are using telehealth options to treat patients remotely and triage COVID-19 cases as concerns grow about bed capacity and the possibility of spreading the virus within hospital walls. Health systems and the state emergency service are watching capacity as ...

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Md. hospitals to postpone elective surgeries beginning this week

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Maryland hospitals, including Johns Hopkins Health System and University of Maryland Medical System, have begun to postpone elective surgeries as they work to free up capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that the state ...

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USM prepares for online classes and hospitals adopt new visitor policies

Dr. Jay Perman speaks Oct. 21 at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion summit. (The Daily Record / Tim Curtis)

Public universities in Maryland canceled classes and will prepare to shift to online classes following spring break and Maryland hospitals made changes to their visitor policies and schools canceled field trips Tuesday as the state’s institutions continued to respond to ...

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