MedStar named Dr. Stuart Levine president and chief medical officer of MedStar Harbor Hospital, effective Thursday. Levine, vice president of medical affairs at the hospital, as well as MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, will also serve as senior vice president ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — An unusual strain of virus-like hacker software that exploits computer server vulnerabilities — without requiring human interaction — is a leading example of a new generation of “ransomware,” according to a new report by Cisco Systems Inc. Hackers ...Read More »
With MedStar Health becoming the latest apparent victim in a growing trend of cyber-extortion schemes targeting hospitals, experts say these institutions are uniquely vulnerable to such attack – and that the problem has no easy solution. Historically, the health care ...
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MedStar Health, which operates several hospitals in the Baltimore-Washington area, will soon occupy new office space in Columbia, about a mile from its current headquarters. MedStar is the first tenant for the new Crescent project, a mixed-use development at the ...Read More »
For several years, doctors and hospitals in Maryland have been trying to make sure expectant mothers stay pregnant for at least 39 weeks, rather than electing to have a cesarean or induced delivery before that point. As of this week, ...Read More »
Local hospitals want to hire about 1,000 entry-level workers from impoverished areas in Baltimore and throughout Maryland, but the state’s current method of funding hospitals could end up eliminating some of those jobs. That’s one of the concerns raised by ...Read More »