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  • Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete

    Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete
                  After the tragic death of Erin Babieanu , who died during a fatal car accident in Jamaica when her taxi hit an oncoming truck which instantly killed the driver and seriously  injured the others in the vehicle. Erin Marie Babieanu died due...
  • BWMC turns 50, focuses on affordable, community care

    BWMC turns 50, focuses on affordable, community care
    Fifty years ago, Chuck Weishaar's hand swelled up like a boxing glove after he punctured it with a nail. He needed a doctor. Weishaar became the first patient at North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie on July 4, 1965. "There were bulldozers all over...
  • Billing man to send him a bill shows need for class-action suits

    When it comes to healthcare costs, there's what you may owe the hospital, what you may owe your doctor and what you may owe the drugstore. Most patients would probably agree that paying an additional fee solely to receive your bill is a bit much....
  • Podiatrist convicted in Sacred Heart Hospital kickback scheme

    Podiatrist convicted in Sacred Heart Hospital kickback scheme
    A Chicago podiatrist was convicted Thursday of accepting $2,000 monthly kickbacks from Sacred Heart Hospital in exchange for sending patients to the struggling West Side facility. Dr. Shanin Moshiri was caught in an undercover FBI recording in February...
  • Rare Medicare fraud case linking Miami to Nicaragua ends with 10 convictions

    MIAMI A one-of-a-kind Medicare fraud case U.S. expatriates using fake Miami addresses to receive millions of dollars in federal health care coverage while living abroad has reached a climax with 10 defendants pleading guilty. The last remaining...
  • Team cites improvement at Hampton VA Medical Center

    Team cites improvement at Hampton VA Medical Center
    An outside management team has confirmed what caused long lines last fall at the Hampton VA Medical Center, and says recent upgrades are moving the facility in the right direction. The review, prompted by Sen. Mark R. Warner, was the work of a five-...
  • Doctors, hospitals get $6.5 billion from drug, medical device firms last year

    Doctors, hospitals get $6.5 billion from drug, medical device firms last year
    Doctors and teaching hospitals received $6.5 billion last year from drug companies and medical device firms for research, consulting and other reasons, new federal data show. The details published Tuesday by the Obama administration mark the second...
  • Op-Ed: Bill envisions expanding health services

    I’m no longer surprised when people ask me to clarify just what exactly it is I’m studying. In healthcare, which includes eye health, there are a lot of “ologies” to remember, and a specialist for every one. “So what’...
  • Drug and device firms paid $6.5B to care providers

    From research dollars to free lunches and junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals nearly $6.5 billion last year, according to government data posted Tuesday. The latest update to the Open Payments database is part of...
  • EMRs ridding personal touch from medicine

    A few months back I wrote an article about Electronic Medical Records or the new EMR system. Techies beware — you may not like what you are about to read. I want to relay to you my recent experiences in the past week. On Monday, I accompanied a...
  • Court ruling can't hide serious flaws in system

    Court ruling can't hide serious flaws in system
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the federal government's tax subsidy under the Affordable Care Act, but those who either cheered and criticized the decision are overlooking the fact that Obamacare is fatally flawed and needs to be fixed....