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Feb 5, 2016

Hogan announces funds for new P.G. hospital; Miller, Baker want more

ANNAPOLIS — Prince George’s County Regional Medical Center will receive $55 million in bridge funding and more than $100 million in additional construction funds as part of a supplemental budget announced Friday by Gov. Larry Hogan. “It’s been a long, sad story about the Prince George’s hospital system,” Hogan said. “This, we believe, is a […]

Oct 22, 2015

When parking garages attack

Watch out for the mechanical gate the next time you walk in a parking garage. An Upper Marlboro woman is suing Johns Hopkins Hospital after she says a gate in one of the hospital’s garages hit her in the head when she was entering the garage on foot. Florida Hall claims she was walking to […]

Oct 19, 2015

Lawsuit: Colon tear went unnoticed by hospital for four days

A Baltimore woman filed has filed suit against Harbor Hospital, alleging she suffered a perforation to her colon that when undetected by doctors for four days following a colonoscopy. Hazel L. Peterson underwent the procedure Sept. 9, 2011 and initially received treatment for diverticulosis, according to the complaint filed Thursday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. […]

Jul 29, 2015

Woman accuses Union Memorial of negligence in loss of child

A North Carolina woman has filed suit against Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore on behalf of herself and her deceased infant daughter, alleging the hospital staff was negligent in releasing her without proper treatment when she went to the emergency room with abdominal pain. Azellette Williams was 23 years old on Aug. 2, 2009 when […]

Dec 2, 2014

Officials designate 35 hospitals for Ebola care

Health officials have designated 35 hospitals across the country as Ebola treatment centers.

Oct 9, 2014

Ebola preparations ratcheted up at Md. facilities

Health care providers in Maryland said they’re doing everything they can to be on the lookout for potential cases of Ebola, and that they’re confident those preparations are adequate.

Oct 9, 2014

Adventist HealthCare rebrands facilities

Adventist HealthCare, based in Gaithersburg, announced on Thursday it is undergoing a rebranding of its facilities to put the name of the organization first. Shady Grove Adventist Hospital is now Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center. Adventist Behavioral Health is now Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health & Wellness Services. Other new names include Adventist HealthCare Washington [...]

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Oct 7, 2014

Study touts benefits of four-year nursing degree

Hospitals that employ mostly nurses with four-year bachelor’s degrees — as opposed to mostly registered nurses — will likely see improved patient outcomes and reduced costs, according to a new study.

Sep 24, 2014

Germantown hospital opens next week

(AP) Montgomery County is getting its first new hospital in 35 years. The Holy Cross Germantown Hospital is set to open Wednesday on the Germantown campus of Montgomery County’s community college. The $202 million hospital will have 93 beds and will employ about 580 people. It will have a full-service emergency room, a 15-bed intensive-care […]

Aug 8, 2014

Management flaws at Md. state hospital detailed

Maryland public health officials say poor oversight of patient care at a state-owned nursing home in Hagerstown prompted the ouster of the facility's chief executive and two medical staff members.

Jul 23, 2014

Insurance and the blame game in the Hopkins settlement

Two lingering questions about the hospital's insurance, plus what got lawyers animated in an otherwise calm press conference.

Jul 15, 2014

Hopkins slips in ‘best hospital’ rankings

The Baltimore institution is now ranked as the No. 3 best hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, its lowest score in more than two decades. The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, was deemed the best hospital for the first time this year.

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