| Jul 31, 2012
West Virginia University Hospitals-East’s City Hospital officials celebrated the opening of a new interventional radiology suite Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony co-hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County.
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
An Andover woman recently learns she may have been exposed to Hepatitis C while being treated at Hays Medical Center. The Hays hospital sent Linda Ficken a letter telling her to get tested for Hepatitis C.
Ficken is one of 460 patients Hays Med is...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Four Maryland hospitals are offering free hepatitis C testing to at least 1,750 patients who may have been exposed to the viral disease by a traveling medical technician, as state officials launch a broad regulatory review in response to the case.
| Apr 16, 2012
| 5:03 PM
The University of Maryland School of Medicine has begun construction of a $200 million proton center that will bring the latest in cancer treatment to the region and double investment in the University of Maryland's growing BioPark in West Baltimore....
| Mar 1, 2012
U.S. Rep. Mark Critz took his first official tour of Somerset Hospital Thursday.
Critz, D-Johnstown, had visited the hospital before as district director for U.S. Rep. John Murtha. The hospital is not in the 12th Congressional District, but will be at...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:01 PM
In January, my daughter Claire and I spoke at Sowers Middle School for Author's Day. Before the first speech, a woman (whose 11-year-old daughter attends Sowers) approached me in the hall with a suggestion for this column: "Why don't you write about...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:52 AM
It’s a Saturday afternoon, and your daughter turns an ankle on the soccer field. Or the earache your son has been fighting all week is suddenly worse, and now he has a fever. It’s a predicament almost every parent has found themselves in at...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:03 PM
When Johns Hopkins Hospital officially opens its new, $1.1 billion building Tuesday, sick children will find a cobalt cow with legs the color of grass and a butter-colored head floating above their heads, poised to jump over a fanciful "moon."
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Magellan Health Services Inc. will have a new chief executive at the start of the year as current CEO René Lerer steps down to become a full-time executive chairman.
The change is part of a transition to take place over several years. Barry M. Smith will...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:59 PM
A company contracted to digitize, archive and destroy El Centro Regional Medical Center’s x-rays defrauded the hospital, ECRMC announced today.
“They failed to complete the digitizing process, or have not as of yet returned the digitized...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 11:55 PM
A company contracted to digitize, archive and destroy El Centro Regional Medical Center’s X-rays defrauded the hospital, ECRMC revealed Wednesday, though it is unclear how many X-rays are missing or what the effect will be.
“They failed to...