| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:15 PM
— Magellan Health Services Inc. saw its stock leap early Friday as third-quarter earnings beat analysts' expectations.
Net income for the three-month period ending Sept. 30 was $66.3 million, or $2.36 per diluted share, compared with $31.4 million,...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Construction is underway on the new 263,000-square-foot Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. The five-story building with an additional floor below ground will be built adjacent to the Medical Center's main entrance. The facility will include pediatric...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Editor's note: A previous version of this story listed incorrect dates and location for the 2012 Lincoln County Relay for Life event. The event is June 8-9 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds.
Mary Ann May and Judy Atwood Jones are both breast cancer...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:05 AM
A collection agency forNew River Radiology mistakenly sent out 9,000 letters to its patients.
New River Radiology is a part of Carilion Clinic.
According to a statement on Carilion Clinic's website, an old disk that had a list of uncollected accounts on...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:16 AM
PinnacleHealth opened a new lab in the Belvedere Professional Center, 850 Walnut Bottom Road, Suite 104, in Carlisle. This new lab location is for people who need routine blood draws and preadmission testing. Lab services are open to the entire...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:05 PM
A subsidiary of Avon-based Magellan Health Services said it started a contract last week to manage counseling services for the U.S. military.
The Military & Family Life Counseling program will be administered by Magellan Behavioral Health Inc. for...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Dr. Burton agrees that cost issues are a major difference between ER treatment and urgent care options.
“There is a substantial price difference, but it depends upon the medical problem and what level of treatment is required before you can make...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Windber Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.
The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest...
| Sep 2, 2012
It started, as these problems often do, with a hospital billing error.
After a visit to a Naperville radiologist, a bill that was supposed to be sent to Tim Ells' home wound up lost. The radiologist, Ells said, had been sending the bill to the wrong...
| Sep 13, 2012
Cancer is running out of places to hide. A new blood test can ferret out a single cancer cell tucked away among a billion healthy cells. Radiologists are using crystal-clear 3-D mammograms to find suspicious spots and lumps that they never could have seen...