Health Care

Hopkins, AbbVie to collaborate on cancer research 

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has signed a five-year collaboration agreement with Chicago-based biopharmaceutical company AbbVie with the goal of advancing medical oncology research and discovery at both organizations, Hopkins officials said Monday. Designed to build strong collaboration between AbbVie ...

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GBMC nurses to be featured on TV special

“The Art of Nursing,” a 30-minute television special in collaboration with Baltimore’s ABC Television affiliate WMAR, channel 2 will offer a first-hand look at the life of nurses at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Gilchrist Services. The special, which focuses ...

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For rural populations, growing the workforce is key to improving health care

Janet Maldonado, care transition nurse, trains Frank Adams how to use the Union Hospital telehealth system, which remotely monitors the health of about 70 patients.   (The Daily Record/ Maximilian Franz)

Rural areas throughout the United States often have trouble recruiting and retaining physicians due to their low populations. Opinions vary on whether Maryland has a true shortage of primary-care physicians of if they’re just not well-distributed; but the effect on ...

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FutureCare marks 30th anniversary

Rehabilitation and skilled nursing company FutureCare Health & Management is celebrating its 30th year in business. In 1986, the company opened the company’s first facility, FutureCare Pineview. The company now owns and operates 14 facilities across Maryland. FutureCare facilities provide ...

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