After yearslong delay, DEA revokes license of drug distributor over opioid crisis failures
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration stripped one of the nation's largest drug distributors of its license to sell highly addictive painkillers.
Former Under Armour innovation designer launches medical apparel brand
Nick Cienski, a former senior director of innovation with Under Armour, is bringing his innovation and design expertise to the medical apparel industry.
Hememics Biotechnologies closes $2M in Seed 2 Financing
Gaithersburg-based Hememics Biotechnologies Inc. announced the closing of a $2 million Seed 2 financing round.
Encompass Health opens rehab hospital in Bowie
Encompass Health hosted a grand opening celebration for its new, 60-bed freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Bowie.
Pills flowed for years as DEA dragged feet on disciplining opioid distributor
The DEA has allowed a wholesale drug distributor to keep shipping highly addictive painkillers for nearly four years after a judge recommended it be stripped of its license.
$1B effort to recruit next generation of doctors, valuable in areas like eastern Maryland, is at risk
Thousands of women living in rural, eastern Maryland have few options when they're looking for someone to deliver their babies.
Bon Secours Mercy Health to expand ambulatory surgical center footprint
Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH), the fifth-largest Catholic health system in the U.S. which operates Bon Secours Hospital-Baltimore, and Compass Surgical Partners, an independent, full-service ambulatory surgery center (ASC) management partner, Thursday announced a partnership to expand outpatient surgical care. Together, BSMH and Compass Surgical Partners are planning to partner on multiple ASC p[...]
‘Well-being is for everyone’: CareFirst adds range of emotional and mental health tools
Maryland insurance provider CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield added Los WellSet, a digital holistic health studio that offers various emotional and mental health tools.
NIH awards $14.4M for UMSOM, Hopkins genetic variation project
The National Disease Research Interchange has been awarded $14.4 million by NIH to study how much genetic variation there is in cells and tissues throughout our bodies.
Abortion after 12 weeks banned in North Carolina with veto override
Most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy will be banned in North Carolina.
Maryland Action Coalition, UMSON to host leadership summit
The Maryland secretary of health, leaders in nursing education from throughout Maryland and the leaders of the Johns Hopkins Health System, MedStar Health System and the University of Maryland Medical System will present as part of the 2023 Maryland Action Coalition (MDAC) Virtual Leadership Summit May 22, hosted by the University of Maryland School of […]
Cancer LifeNet collects more than $110K in annual fundraiser
With a forecast of steady and consistent rain, the 10th annual Amanda Hichkad CCA Celebration Walk went virtual May 13 and raised more than $110,000 for the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center’s Cancer LifeNet. This annual event, held in good weather along the perimeter of the turf fields at The John Carroll School […]