Backing up the Affordable Care Act’s provisions in state law could have significant budget implications if the Supreme Court were to invalidate the entire federal law, but the Maryland General Assembly appears poised to push forward with enshrining those protections. ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers plan to take a look at how the state’s hospitals determine whether patients can pay and how hospitals collect payment from patients who struggle with their bills. Dels. Robbyn Lewis, D-Baltimore, and Lorig Charkoudian, D-Montgomery, will ...
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University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) received gold recognition on the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index, officials said Wednesday. UM UCH has received recognition from the American Heart Association for various programs yearly since 2012. The ...Read More »
Global private equity firm Cobepa S.A. announced Monday it has closed a growth equity investment in Precision Orthopedics, a Laurel-based provider of integrated orthopedic surgical care services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Precision will use the new capital ...Read More »
Statewide opioid-related deaths have begun to decline in Maryland, and the state said its recently released strategic plan will help ensure that trend continues. But some advocates say the state’s plan could go further, including support for overdose prevention sites ...Read More »
Bethesda-based Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced Thursday preliminary findings show that the cannabinoid Cannabigerol (CBG) was shown to have a greater anti-tumor effect on human stomach and bone cancer cell lines compared to CBGA, the acidic form of the compound. The pre-clinical study ...Read More »
LifeBridge Health Wednesday announced that Daniel Blum will join the organization in April as the president of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Grace Medical Center. He will take over responsibilities from Jonathan Ringo, M.D., who will step away from his ...Read More »
ELLICOTT CITY — The Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board will hold its first meeting next week as the commission designed to find ways to reduce prescription drug prices in the state must also begin the mundane tasks of administration. Van ...Read More »
Union Hospital of Cecil County is officially a part of Wilmington, Delaware-based ChristianaCare, finalizing an affiliation originally announced in June. Union joins ChristianaCare as the third hospital in its system and the first hospital outside of Delaware. The hospital will ...
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