Health Care

An automatic system drops pharmaceutical orders on a conveyor belt to be placed into boxes at Morris and Dickson Co., in Shreveport, Louisiana, on July 13, 2016. (Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP)
May 26, 2023

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.

May 25, 2023

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.

May 25, 2023

Hememics Biotechnologies closes $2M in Seed 2 Financing

Gaithersburg-based Hememics Biotechnologies Inc. announced the closing of a $2 million Seed 2 financing round.

May 24, 2023

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.

An automatic system drops pharmaceutical orders on a conveyor belt to be placed into boxes at Morris and Dickson Co., in Shreveport, Louisiana, on July 13, 2016. (Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP)
May 24, 2023

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.

Dr. Michele Urban, M.D., cares for Tamara Spates, of Salisbury during a prenatal visit at a Chesapeake Health Care office in Salisbury on March 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 19, 2023

$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.

May 18, 2023

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[...]

May 17, 2023

‘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.

May 17, 2023

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.

Protesters on both sides of the issue hold signs as North Carolina House members debate on May 16, 2023, in Raleigh, North Carolina, on whether to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill that would change the state's ban on nearly all abortions from those after 20 weeks of pregnancy to those after 12 weeks of pregnancy. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
May 17, 2023

Abortion after 12 weeks banned in North Carolina with veto override

Most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy will be banned in North Carolina.

May 16, 2023

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 […]

May 16, 2023

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 […]

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