| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:21 PM
As the new year begins, local healthcare providers are preparing for a potential flood of patients who previously didn’t have access to insurance, but who will now be covered as the federal Affordable Care Act takes effect.
More primary care...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Agnes Mullen Coale, a retired Baltimore County elementary school teacher and an assistant principal who also mentored young educators, died of kidney failure Jan. 9 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 90 and had lived in Mays...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Sr. Mary Shearer died on December 28, 2012 at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle, WA, at 94 years of age, after 69 years as a Sister of Providence. Vigil Service: January 6, 2013. Funeral Mass: January 7, 2013. Bonney-Watson Funeral Home, Seattle, WA, is in...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:44 AM
An off-duty Baltimore County police officer's weapon fired twice outside an Overlea party earlier this month, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
The officer had stopped near the intersection of Dale Avenue and Danville Road when he encountered a large...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Helen M. Finnegan, a homemaker and former Hutzler's department store sales associate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 93.
The daughter of a cabinetmaker and a homemaker, Helen...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Dr. Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist who was an LSD expert and participated in its experimentation on volunteer servicemen at several military installations in the 1950s, died Sunday of complications after surgery at the University of Maryland St....
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A Baltimore lawmaker plans to introduce legislation that would require all Maryland hospitals to participate in an online psychiatric bed registry meant to expedite care for the mentally ill.
Del. Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg said the registry can help...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:45 AM
As a 35-year employee of St. Joseph Medical Center, I have followed with interest your coverage of issues the hospital has faced over the last several years. While overall the reporting has been accurate, the most recent articles have not conveyed a...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:10 PM
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center said Friday that it has received a new Medicare provider agreement, allowing it to again seek reimbursement for treating patients on the federal government's health program.
The Towson hospital has not...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:25 AM
The University of Maryland Medical System expects to complete its acquisition of St. Joseph Medical Center Friday nearly a year after the Towson hospital sought a buyer as it looked to bounce back from the fallout of accusations that one of its doctors...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:07 PM
When the owners of troubled St. Joseph Medical Center put the Towson hospital up for sale a year ago, the University of Maryland Medical System didn't hesitate to put in a bid.
Medical violations by its star cardiologist had left St. Joseph in...