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Howard County General Hospital

Howard County General Hospital
Howard County General Hospital in Columbia is part of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Howard County General Hospital in Columbia is part of Johns Hopkins Medicine. « Show less

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  • No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system
    No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities. The new system — which assigns one to...
  • HopeWorks seeks to add comfort in quilt created by sexual abuse survivors

    Joyce Snow plans to write a poem about surviving a brutal sexual assault as her contribution to a national project, but she's waiting for inspiration at a special event in Fulton next weekend before composing it. The Columbia-based group HopeWorks is...
  • Howard County health digest

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. •Essentials in babysitting. Learn to...
  • Three Howard County women who excel in male-dominated fields

    Three Howard County women who excel in male-dominated fields
    One runs the intensive care unit at Howard County General Hospital. Another designs wastewater and sewer systems. A third oversees fire and rescue crews for the county fire department. While their jobs are dramatically different, the three have a few...
  • Dominic J. Pistorio

    Dominic J. Pistorio
    Dominic J. Pistorio, a Baltimore homebuilder and World War II veteran who lived to 104 and wore suits almost every day until the last week of his life, died of pneumonia at Howard County General Hospital on March 25. He was born on Christmas in 1910...
  • John H. Schmidt, Lucent manager

    John H. Schmidt, Lucent manager
    John H. Schmidt, a retired Lucent Technologies manager who served for nearly four decades with the Maryland Air National Guard, died March 20 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80. The son of Walter Schmidt, a roofer, and...
  • Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major

    Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major
    Pamela Mattie Joseph, a former Air Force major and flight nurse who became an advocate for cancer awareness, died of multiple myeloma March 7 at her Columbia home. She was 64. Pamela Howell was born in Waynesville, N.C., the daughter of William Howell,...
  • Jack F. Beck Sr., CEO

    Jack F. Beck Sr., CEO
    Jack F. Beck Sr., former CEO and president of Enterprise Electric Co. who enjoyed collecting and driving vintage Buicks, died Monday at Howard County General Hospital of pneumonia. He was 83. The son of Raymond Beck, who founded Enterprise Electric Co....
  • Alfred I. Daniel, pharmacologist

    Alfred I. Daniel, pharmacologist
    Alfred I. Daniel, who had a long career as a pharmacologist working for various pharmaceutical companies, died Feb. 26 at Howard County General Hospital. He was 80. The son of Leonard Daniel, who worked for the National Geographic Society, and Emily...
  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 4 Last light The 21st annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive through more than 70 larger-than-life holiday light displays, comes to a close. Held at 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.. Admission is $20...