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Obama orders agency to help reduce drug shortages

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is directing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take steps to reduce drug shortages, action he says will help stop a “slow-rolling problem” that puts patients at risk and raises the potential for price ...

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Germantown-based Medical Emergency Professionals awarded contract

Medical Emergency Professionals, a Germantown-based emergency physician partnership and management group, said it was awarded a contract to manage the emergency department of Bristol Hospital in Bristol, Conn. This is the first out-of-state emergency department management contract won by the ...

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Executive director of state Health Services Cost Review Commission resigns

The executive director of the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission has submitted his resignation, adding to the list of vacancies at the agency that sets the prices for treatment at hospitals throughout the state. Robert Murray announced Friday that ...

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9 hospitals face penalties for complications

One of every five Maryland hospitals failed to meet targets set for them by the state for rates of infections, pneumonia and other complications last year, and most of those medical centers will suffer financial penalties as a result, regulators ...

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FDA wants stricter testing for defibrillators

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is recommending stricter safety measures for heart-zapping defibrillators after years of increasing problems with the emergency medical devices. Under the agency’s proposal posted online Friday, makers of external defibrillators would need to submit ...

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Peering into commercial real estate’s crystal ball

The heartbeat of commercial real estate began to beat back to life in 2010, after essentially flatlining in 2009. Some notable office and industrial leases were inked and the hum of the BRAC spool-up emerged in Anne Arundel and Harford ...

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Bill introduced to end ‘paperwork nightmare’ created by new health care law

Starting in January, a provision of the comprehensive health care bill passed this year by Congress could create a “paperwork nightmare” for thousands of Maryland businesses by drastically increasing the number of 1099 tax forms they have to file, business ...

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