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Maryland doctors to increase diabetes training

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The Maryland chapter of the American Diabetes Association will hold its first training for primary care providers, updating them on the latest association standards for the treatment of diabetes. While endocrinologists are the specialists who treat diabetes, 85 to 90 ...

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Upper Chesapeake Health to put new medical campus in Aberdeen

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health will develop its replacement medical campus for University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital in Aberdeen. (University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health rendering)

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health will develop its replacement medical campus for University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital in Aberdeen, not Havre de Grace, the medical system announced Thursday.

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Bethesda Endoscopy Center joins Physicians Endoscopy

The physician owners of Bethesda Endoscopy Center (BEC) recently concluded an acquisition partnership with Jamison, Pennsylvania-based Physicians Endoscopy, company officials said Tuesday. The 15 GI physicians represent multiple medical practices spread throughout the greater Washington metro area. BEC is a three-room, ...

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CareFirst awards $2.1 million to community groups fighting opioid crisis

The Carefirst Building in Owings Mills. (file)

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has awarded a combined $2.1 million to 11 community health organizations fighting substance use disorders, including the opioid epidemic, leaders announced at Baltimore City Hall Wednesday. The grants, totaling between $100,000 and $382,000 each, follow a request ...

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Employer health plan costs and employee cost sharing both rising

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The cost of employer-sponsored health insurance has continued its steady rise, but there also has been a steady increase in worker cost-sharing, including through greater adaptation of deductibles, the 20th annual Kaiser Family Foundation Employer Health Benefits Survey found. The ...

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