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Pending Medicare reimbursement rate cut impacts UMMS bid for St. Joseph

Talks between state and federal health officials about changing hospital reimbursement rates under Maryland’s unique Medicare waiver have emerged as a central factor in the University of Maryland Medical System’s ongoing bid to acquire the struggling St. Joseph Medical Center.

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Eig, Rowen, Amos, Stewart and Wagner join Maryland Hospital Association’s Executive Committee

Blair Eig, Lisa Rowen, Sister Helen Amos, Cliff Stewart and Eric R. Wagner were elected to the Maryland Hospital Association’s Executive Committee in June. Eig, M.D., senior vice president for medical affairs and chief medical officer at Holy Cross Hospital, ...

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Jury awards $1.5M for devastating injury from missed bacteria

A U.S. District Court jury in Baltimore has awarded $1.5 million to a 38-year-old man whose genitals were mutilated by a flesh-eating bacteria that went untreated for 58.5 hours due to a misdiagnosis in a Harford County hospital. Wednesday’s award ...

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