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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

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  • Jury to determine damages in stent malpractice case

    Jury to determine damages in stent malpractice case
    A prominent Baltimore businessman said he lost millions of dollars when he chose to retire early after being led to believe he suffered from severe coronary disease. Glenn Weinberg, a former partner of the Baltimore-based Cordish Co., said he retired...
  • Cordish Co. partner said he lost millions because of unnecessary stents

    Cordish Co. partner said he lost millions because of unnecessary stents
    In November 2006, Glenn Weinberg appeared a healthy and hearty 50-year-old, who exercised regularly and was fully engaged in the competitive world of real estate development as a partner of the Baltimore-based Cordish Co. But he scaled everything back...
  • Contentious start for lawsuit against Midei, St. Joseph

    Contentious start for lawsuit against Midei, St. Joseph
    Attorneys for former star cardiologist Mark Midei tried — and failed — to argue for a mistrial during opening statements Friday in a medical malpractice trial, the latest in a string of cases accusing the doctor of placing unnecessary stents...
  • Hospital distances itself from Midei, stent procedures

    Hospital distances itself from Midei, stent procedures
    St. Joseph Medical Center did not have authority over the medical decisions cardiologist Mark Midei made for his stent patients, attorneys for the Towson hospital's former owners said in court Monday as they attempted to separate the institution from...
  • Midei says stents may have saved the life of patient suing him

    Midei says stents may have saved the life of patient suing him
    Mark Midei said in court Wednesday that he may have saved the life of a former patient by placing three stents in the man's heart, disputing the patient's claims in a $50 million lawsuit alleging that the procedure was unnecessary. Midei's testimony came...
  • Mercy to sever ties with midwife group

    Mercy to sever ties with midwife group
    Mercy Medical Center is parting ways with a midwife group that has worked out of the hospital for years because of rising malpractice insurance costs. The decision to close Kathleen Slone CNM & Associates, which plans to stop delivering babies in...
  • Elizabeth H. Breidenbaugh, dairy farm owner

    Elizabeth H. Breidenbaugh, dairy farm owner
    Elizabeth H. Breidenbaugh, who with her husband owned and operated a Baltimore County dairy farm for nearly 50 years, died Monday of a heart attack at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 81. The daughter of a farmer and a...
  • Gerald D. Klee dies at 86; psychiatrist involved in Army LSD experiments

    Gerald D. Klee dies at 86; psychiatrist involved in Army LSD experiments
    Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist and LSD expert who participated in experiments with the hallucinogenic drug on volunteer servicemen at U.S. military installations in the 1950s, has died. He was 86. Klee died Sunday of complications after...
  • More doctors accused of putting unnecessary stents in patients

    A Towson law firm has accused eight more doctors of playing a role in implanting unnecessary heart stents in patients at St. Joseph Medical Center, where cardiologist Dr. Mark Midei was accused of performing the procedure in hundreds of patients who didn'...
  • Gallstones often mean gallbladder removal

    Gallstones often mean gallbladder removal
    Americans' bad diets are leading many people to have their gallbladders removed because of gallstones. The stones, which can vary in size, are not usually problematic if they are asymptomatic. People with symptoms such as extreme abdominal pain may be...
  • UMMS defends use of interest rate swaps

    UMMS defends use of interest rate swaps
    The University of Maryland Medical System has set aside tens of millions of dollars because of complex financial transactions related to interest rates that have not paid off — yet. The medical system cannot use those funds — $93 million at...