| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A traveling medical technician who spread hepatitis C to dozens of patients getting treatment in hospitals in Maryland and around the country was sentenced Monday to 39 years in federal prison.
David Kwiatkowski, 34, who did contract work at four...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Mercy Medical Center is parting ways with a midwife group that has worked out of the hospital for years because of rising malpractice insurance costs.
The decision to close Kathleen Slone CNM & Associates, which plans to stop delivering babies in...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Dr. Howard F. Raskin, former chief of the gastroenterology department at Maryland General Hospital, died Sept. 17 at Duke University Hospital during surgery to replace a heart valve.
The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87.
"Howard was one of the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When it first opened its doors in 1978, Chase Brexton was a small operation of volunteers started to address the new AIDS epidemic and its effect on gay men, the population most hit at the time by the disease.
The organization has since grown into one...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Sixty workers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center lost their jobs last week after the hospital closed its skilled nursing facility division where patients go for rehabilitation after a hospital stay.
The hospital said its skilled nursing unit has...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:19 PM
A former hospital technician in Maryland, New Hampshire and other states who caused patients as old as 80 to become infected with hepatitis pleaded guilty to leaving dirty syringes for hospitals to use after injecting himself with stolen painkillers.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Maryland General Hospital has entered into a $750,000 agreement with the federal government to settle claims that it overbilled Medicare and Medicaid for cardiac scans that measure the amount of blood in the heart.
The Baltimore hospital, which is part...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:22 AM
A man was killed and three other people were shot in four separate incidents Tuesday and early Wednesday in Baltimore, police said.
The man was shot about 9:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of Presstman Street in West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The University of Maryland Medical Center will send layoff notices to employees at the end of the month as it looks to cut costs in the wake of federal budget cuts and what it and other state hospitals have called inadequate rate increases.
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Supervisors at a Maryland hospital weren't surprised when drugs were missing from a treatment room where contract radiology technician David Kwiatkowski was assigned.
A manager had spotted him going through needle-disposal containers and he was among...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:30 AM
When there are disasters there are always great opportunities created. Case in point: We have abortion clinics that are so badly managed that even the abortionists refuse to ply their trade.
The shuttering of the obstetrics unit at Maryland General...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Four patients treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital are likely to have contracted hepatitis C from a rogue medical technician accused of stealing drugs and leaving contaminated needles behind, lab tests have confirmed.
Special molecular testing on blood...