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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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UM Medical Center face transplant doing well after 7 months

The University of Maryland Medical Center says a Virginia man who received a full-face transplant seven months ago eats primarily by mouth and can taste and smell. Thirty-seven-year-old Richard Lee Norris of Hillsville, Va. received the transplantin a 36-hour surgery ...

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AP Exclusive: Teen shot at Perry Hall HS heads home

A 17-year-old student shot on the first day of school in Baltimore County headed home Monday after two weeks in the hospital with firm plans to play with his dog and make tacos. Daniel Borowy, who has Down syndrome, was ...

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UMMS takes over emergency rooms in P.G.

The Prince George’s County Health System is growing closer to an affiliation with the University of Maryland Medical System after a recent emergency room management takeover, but an official agreement for UMMS to absorb the county’s hospitals has not been ...

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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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