| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System is planning to build a $50 million ambulatory care center, for outpatient services, on the campus of Maryland General Hospital.
Initial plans for the seven-story structure were revealed at the city's...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:07 PM
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a Columbia-based medical staffing agency claiming it acted negligently in 2008 by hiring and placing a medical technician who allegedly went on to expose the plaintiffs to hepatitis C.
The lawsuit also says...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:10 PM
The University Specialty Hospital is expected to move its inpatient chronic care services to other hospitals in the University of Maryland Medical System in July, hospital and state officials said Tuesday.
Hospital officials said they would move the...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Health officials in Maryland confirmed Monday the state's first hepatitis C case directly linked to traveling medical technician David Kwiatkowski, whose arrest by federal law enforcement officials in July in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak in...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:00 PM
A patient believed to have contracted hepatitis C from a rogue medical worker has sued Columbia-based Maxim Staffing Solutions Inc. for failing to report the traveling technician to legal authorities even though the company knew he had stolen narcotics...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Paul E. Smith, former head basketball coach at Dunbar High School and McDonogh School who later coached in Baltimore County public schools, died Monday of kidney failure at Maryland General Hospital.
The Randallstown resident was 71.
"Paul coached for...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 7:45 PM
A 65-year-old Baltimore man was infected with hepatitis C by a traveling medical technician at the Baltimore VA Medical Center in 2008, he and his attorney said — making him the first Marylander to come forward in a sweeping investigation into the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Milton Lee Eckstein Jr., a retired grocery store manager and fast-pitch softball player, died of complications from cancer Saturday at his Inwood, W.Va., home. He was 84 and had lived in Joppa.
Born in Rosedale, he attended Kenwood High School. He worked...