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St. Joseph Medical Center

St. Joseph Medical Center
St. Joseph Medical Center is a Roman Catholic Hospital in Towson. In 2012, it entered into an agreement to become part of the University of Maryland Medical System.
St. Joseph Medical Center is a Roman Catholic Hospital in Towson. In 2012, it entered into an agreement to become part of the University of Maryland Medical System. « Show less

Top St. Joseph Medical Center Articles

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  • Criminal trial begins for Eastern Shore doctor accused of unnecessary stent procedures

    While the Maryland Board of Physicians weighs professional charges against one cardiologist accused of placing heart stents into hundreds of patients who didn't need them, a federal jury in Baltimore is considering criminal charges against another. The...
  • New study scrutinizes heart stent procedures

    New study scrutinizes heart stent procedures
    A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit. However, nearly...
  • Obituary: Bettie Zipfel, 90, hospital volunteer

    Elizabeth “Bettie” Jane Zipfel died June 27 at a Burbank hospital. She was 90. She was born on Aug. 5, 1920 in Los Angeles, and lived in Burbank for 64 years. Zipfel was a volunteer at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center for more than 40...
  • Dr. Edward Barczak, obstetrician-gynecologist, dies

    Dr. Edward Barczak, obstetrician-gynecologist, dies
    Dr. Edward Michael Barczak, a retired Baltimore obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies during his 40-year career, died Tuesday of cancer at his Timonium home. He was 85. The son of a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. worker and a...
  • Doris Brandt Bauer, artist and art educator, dies

    Doris Brandt Bauer, artist and art educator, dies
    Doris Brandt Bauer, an art educator and artist whose mixed-media collages incorporated found objects such as driftwood, died of pneumonia and respiratory failure July 17 at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 86. Born Doris Caroline Brandt, she grew up in...
  • The Rev. Edward B. Hemler, St. Mark pastor, dies

    The Rev. Edward B. Hemler, St. Mark pastor, dies
    The Rev. Edward Bernard Hemler, a former educator who had been pastor of St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Fallston, died Sunday of internal bleeding at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 74. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Father Hemler...
  • Eastern Shore doctor convicted of criminal charges in stent case

    A federal jury convicted a retired Eastern Shore cardiologist Tuesday of health care fraud and related charges for placing unnecessary coronary stents in the arteries of dozens of patients, then billing private and public insurers hundreds of thousands of...
  • St. Joseph Medical Center's CEO resigns

    The executive brought in to lead St. Joseph Medical Center as a crisis manager after a doctor was accused of placing unnecessary stents in hundreds of patients resigned Friday without explanation. Jeffrey K. Norman became chief executive officer during a...
  • Flu vaccinations pushed for Maryland hospitals

    Flu vaccinations pushed for Maryland hospitals
    Maryland hospitals have become more aggressive in recent years about vaccinating workers for the flu, but public health officials are pushing for even stricter programs to halt the spread of a virus that kills thousands each year. As manufacturers have...
  • Cancer survivors tell their tales

    The joint was jumpin’ as Glendale Memorial Hospital hosted its 15th Annual tribute to cancer survivors. It was a “Star Spangled Salute” to more than 110 community members and their guests who have played a role in the fight against...
  • Gary Nixon rode his way into Motorcycle Hall of Fame

    Gary Nixon, an Andarko, Okla., native, was on his way to becoming a respectable baseball player when he was conked in the head by a teammate's swinging bat and decided he'd better find a safer sport. He turned to drag racing and was a champion by age 15....