| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Union Memorial Hospital and the chief of its cardiac catheterization lab have been sued by a woman who claims that she unnecessarily had stents placed in her arteries, and that her recurring chest pains were later diagnosed as stemming from a stomach...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 5:23 PM
The state Board of Physicians has a serious backlog of complaints and a growing timeline for resolving it, according to a newly released legislative audit of the agency charged with protecting the public from bad doctors.
It also isn't keeping complete...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:31 PM
A Towson law firm has accused eight more doctors of playing a role in implanting unnecessary heart stents in patients at St. Joseph Medical Center, where cardiologist Dr. Mark Midei was accused of performing the procedure in hundreds of patients who didn'...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The University of Maryland Medical System said Wednesday that it expects to complete its acquisition of St. Joseph Medical Center on Dec. 1, nearly a year after the Towson hospital sought a buyer as it looked to recover from the fallout of one of its...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:52 PM
The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the newly created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital business....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:55 PM
The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the soon-to-be created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:25 AM
The University of Maryland Medical System expects to complete its acquisition of St. Joseph Medical Center Friday nearly a year after the Towson hospital sought a buyer as it looked to bounce back from the fallout of accusations that one of its doctors...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:45 PM
St. Joseph Medical Center officially became part of the University of Maryland Medical System this past weekend, and it's difficult not to see this development as a victory for all involved. The hospital had been rocked by a malpractice scandal —...
| 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...
| 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...