| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Financially troubled St. Joseph Medical Center ended its search for a new owner Friday, announcing that it has entered an agreement to become part of the rapidly expanding University of Maryland Medical System.
The announcement was greeted with cheers at...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:49 PM
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge dismissed Monday a defamation lawsuit filed by Dr. Mark Midei against St. Joseph Medical Center, barring the embattled cardiologist from seeking damages against his former hospital in the scandal over unnecessary...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:38 PM
St. Joseph Medical Centertook another step in choosing a buyer for its Towson campus.
The hospital said the board made a recommendation Monday to the parent company, Catholic Health Initiatives, which has the final say.
Officials declined to identify...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:51 PM
A state advisory group on Thursday recommended legislative changes to bolster oversight of coronary stent placements amid widespread concerns about unnecessary medical procedures, but it stopped short of proposing that state law regulate physician reviews...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 5:40 PM
After Dr. Mark Midei was accused of implanting unnecessary heart stents in hundreds of patients at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, a Maryland Health Care Commission committee began developing safeguards to prevent a repeat situation.
But now, one of...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:30 PM
St. Joseph Medical Center plans to cut 17 positions at the troubled Towson hospital as part of a "performance improvement initiative."
Hospital officials said in a statement that the "effort requires that we make some difficult but necessary staffing...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Dr. Mark Midei's lawyers on Wednesday cast the embattled cardiologist as a scapegoat used to mask deeper turmoil at St. Joseph Medical Center as they asked a judge to let a defamation lawsuit Midei filed against the hospital go to trial.
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Attorneys for Dr. Mark Midei argued before a Baltimore Circuit Court judge Monday that the embattled cardiologist should get his medical license back, claiming the Board of Physicians stripped it from him last year after erroneously finding that Midei...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 5:44 AM
The 161 patients of Dr. Mark G. Midei who are party to a malpractice suit against the cardiologist may have had their personal information compromised as a result of the security practices of a Baltimore law firm, reports Tricia Bishop.
According to the...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:43 PM
John R. McLean, a Salisbury physician, was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Thursday, making him the second cardiologist in the country to face incarceration for implanting unnecessary coronary stents in dozens of patients, then fraudulently...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:31 PM
When a star cardiologist at St. Joseph Medical Center was accused of performing hundreds of unnecessary medical procedures in 2009, it changed the course of the Towson hospital and now raises questions about its future.
St. Joseph plans to narrow its...