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  • Mikulski stood up for Md. health care

    Mikulski stood up for Md. health care
    The spending bill recently approved by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama includes provisions important to Marylanders ("For better or worse, spending bill passes," Dec. 15). Thanks to the hard work of Sen. Barbara Mikulski, chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, federal funding has been secured to help Maryland's hospitals prepare for and treat Ebola patients. As the bill was being crafted, the Maryland Hospital Association and the state's three designated Ebola treatment centers — University of Maryland Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center — which were among the first to step up to serve nationally, briefed Maryland congressional staff on the costs of Ebola preparation, noting that treating a single Ebola patient costs upward of $1 million and preparing to treat them costs millions more. The funding provided is critical to making sure we are doing all we can to isolate, contain and treat this deadly disease. That means Maryland's hospitals will be there for you.
  • A case for treating both mind and body

    New research from Rutgers University lends more support to the idea that integrating treatment of mind and body could lead to better and cheaper medical care. Sujoy Chakravarty, a health economist with the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, found...

    Reform Va. hospital rules

    In recent years the federal government has continued to impose burdensome new regulations on the states, especially in the area of health care. Strict new rules handed down as a result of Obamacare are forcing insurance companies to cancel coverage for...

    Family asks why man shot by police in hospital wasn't frisked after crash

    Family asks why man shot by police in hospital wasn't frisked after crash
    Christopher Anderson's mother believes he would still be alive had state troopers patted him down at the scene of a car crash hours before he was shot inside a Highland Park emergency room. "He should have been frisked. All of this could have been...

    Should hospitals, other nonprofits be exempt from property taxes?

    Should hospitals, other nonprofits be exempt from property taxes?
    WATCH THIS: The economy is up heading into 2015, specifically when it comes to the latest quarterly news on production ... A possible constitutional amendment would grant Pennsylvania lawmakers the right to determine which nonprofits qualify for the local...