| Mar 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Only about a third of patients surveyed at one U.S. medical center said their doctors told them about the possible risks of a CT scan, such as radiation exposure, a new study finds.
Researchers, who published their findings in...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Ray Alt is a fighter, his wife says.
After two years in and out of hospitals for a swiftly deteriorating heart, the Geistown man has become the first in the Johnstown area to receive a new type of heart pump, designed to keep his blood flowing while...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Dr. John M. Dennis, a nationally known radiologist and former dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where his career spanned nearly half a century, died Thursday of respiratory failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 89....
| Jan 9, 2013
Hagerstown Community College recently held a reception to honor and name the Radiography Technologies Scholarship in memory of Kenneth E. Lutz.
Family and friends of Lutz, as well as faculty and students, were on hand as the doctors and staff of...
| May 16, 2013
After the loss of thousands of X-rays, El Centro Regional Medical Center is offering free credit monitoring to patients whose records may have been compromised.
The incident first surfaced last November, when a company contracted to digitize X-rays in...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Magellan Health Services Inc. reported better earnings and stronger revenue for the first three months of the year compared with the same period last year, but the company lowered its outlook because it lost a multi-billion-dollar Medicaid contract in...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:28 PM
Health care reform, budget cuts and ever more stringent governmental regulations are what El Centro Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer David Green finds as the main challenges the hospital faces.
“So what are we going to have to do...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:47 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using a computer tool to help doctors analyze mammography images increases the number of early, non-invasive breast cancers that are caught, but also means more women without cancer have to undergo follow-up ultrasounds and...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Ted Kamp wanted to make sure his daughter received the medical treatment she needed. That was his first priority.
His second was making sure his insurance would cover things and that he'd pay a fair price for any procedures.
The fact that this...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:56 PM
John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD
(nicknames “ John Ross, Doctor John, Rhino)
Died at age of 57 drowned in a sailing accident on February 23, 2013.
Residing in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Born: Long Beach CALIF. On August 2, 1955
Son of Dr. John K Ross-Duggan,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:39 PM
State Sen. Joseph Simitian (D-Palo Alto) is resurrecting a bill to strengthen breast cancer screenings after it was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown last year. The legislation would require patients to be told if they have dense breast tissue, which......