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UMMS bill drawing strong bipartisan support

ANNAPOLIS — University of Maryland Medical System officials told lawmakers Friday they are committed to “evolving” how they do business. As the legislature is quickly moving legislation to force the system to make changes, leaders of the $4 billion medical system said ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: The folly of ‘Healthy Holly’

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh self-published “Healthy Holly” children’s books and sold 100,000 copies to the University of Maryland Medical System, on whose board she sat at the time, making a “Healthy Haul” of $500,000. Pugh said that, since she resigned from ...

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10 years of collaboration at Baltimore pediatric hospital

While two of the state’s major medical systems may compete with each other in some respects, they’re now celebrating 10 years of an unusual partnership to care for children who require complex medical and rehabilitation care. The University of Maryland ...

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Md. regulators approve smaller hospital jobs plan

State regulators approved a compromise job-creation program Wednesday that’s expected to create about 375 hospital jobs for residents of impoverished areas in Baltimore and across Maryland. The Health Services Cost Review Commission, which sets the rates for the state’s hospitals, ...

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Md. hospitals downsize job-creation proposal

Two of the state’s major health systems have scaled back a $40 million proposal to increase hospital rates so 1,000 entry-level workers could be hired from impoverished areas in Baltimore and across Maryland. The initial plan met with criticism from ...

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Report raises concerns about Md. hospital jobs proposal

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 ...

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UMMC President Rivest to retire

The president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical Center will retire at the end of August. Jeffery A. Rivest has led the hospital since 2004. John Ashworth, the University of Maryland Medical System’s senior vice president for network ...

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