| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Baltimore's spending panel is set to approve Wednesday a $55,000 settlement with a 25-year-old man who suffered a broken jaw during an altercation with police in 2013.
The payment would settle Jon Black-Thaxton's lawsuit filed in March that alleged...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:31 PM
John G. Schisler, the longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Sept. 12 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. He was 85.
| Jul 19, 2014
Dr. Mark E. Bohlman, chairman of the department of radiology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died July 11 of cancer at the Mandrin Inpatient Care Center in Harwood in Anne Arundel County. He was 64.
The son of Earl Bohlman, who was supervisor of...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In response to The Baltimore Sun's front page article regarding state inspections of health care facilities ("Watch dog cutting back," July 20), I agree with Nancy Pineles from the Maryland Disability Law Center that accreditation should not replace...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Dr. Charles E. Shaw Jr. was an internal medicine doctor when doctor rating websites seemed unnecessary and bedside manner was a prerequisite. He was there for the early years of the use of penicillin and held affiliations with several Baltimore-area...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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 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...