| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Despite facing $30 million in new costs in fiscal year 2012, Meritus Health was able to break even during the first full year of operation for Meritus Medical Center, the health system’s vice president of finance said Thursday.
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Dr. Michael Victor Edelstein, whose career at Sheppard Pratt Health System spanned nearly 30 years and whose hobbies were auto repair and listening to gospel music, died of a heart attack Monday at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Cockeysville resident was...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Baltimore Deputy Mayor Christopher Thomaskutty is leaving city government after nine years to become an executive at Mercy Medical Center, city officials said Friday.
Thomaskutty, who has served as a deputy mayor since 2007, oversees public safety and...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Dr. Ronald L. Gutberlet, a retired pediatrician who was a specialist in the care of premature infants, died of metastatic bladder cancer Wednesday at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. The Cockeysville resident was 78.
Born in Baltimore, he attended...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Thomas Joseph Lopresti, a longtime Towson barber and volunteer at Our Daily Bread, died April 12 of leukemia at Mercy Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 72.
He was raised in East Baltimore, the son of Italian immigrants Carmello and Innocenta...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:36 PM
An early-morning fire in Brooklyn sent four people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, including one firefighter and three occupants of the house.
According to Baltimore City Fire Department Chief Kevin Cartwright, the one-alarm fire...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:54 PM
The city's lawyer has filed paperwork to block a former deputy mayor and the administration's technology chief from answering questions in a lawsuit over a proposed overhaul of the municipal telephone system.
City Solicitor George Nilson is asking a...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The world is abuzz about the pregnancy of the Dutchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, which some publications report likely had to reveal the news after being hospitalized with hyperemesis gravidarum.
But what exactly is hyperemesis gravidarum?
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:14 PM
For the second time in six days, Baltimore's aging water system ruptured, affecting service to dozens of businesses and homes downtown and in Essex, including two hospitals, while snarling traffic and providing yet another unpleasant reminder of the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Sister Louis Mary Battle, a medical administrator who was called the vision behind the expansion of care for the elderly, dementia patients and the dying at Stella Maris in Timonium, died Friday of complications from autoimmune disease and...