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Neurologist sues Hopkins for $25.5M

The neurologist who established the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center is suing the university for $25.5 million, claiming it continues to accuse him of unethical behavior despite “overwhelming factual evidence” to the contrary. Dr. Douglas Kerr, who left Hopkins this ...

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D.C. hospital to keep revenue from use of CyberKnife

MedStar-Georgetown Medical Center Inc. has won again in its effort to keep revenue generated from its use of a high-tech device it purchased to treat cancer patients without surgery. The Court of Special Appeals has held that Georgetown need not ...

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St. Joseph’s settles False Claims suit by U.S. for $22M

St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay $22 million to settle allegations that it paid illegal kickbacks to MidAtlantic Cardiovascular Associates over a 10-year period and, separately, billed federal benefit programs for “medically unnecessary stents.” MidAtlantic demanded and received ...

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ER wait times on your cell

If you think you’ve just broken your arm, and you want to know how long you’ll be in pain before a medical professional in the emergency room can see you — even before you get to the hospital — St. ...

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