Stents

Pat

Md. Lawmakers May Try To Reduce Elective Surgeries

Hundreds of heart patients undergo risky surgeries that may have been unnecessary. Now state lawmakers could take action, hoping to stop what some call a rush to the operating room.

11/16/2010

Pat

Commission Shows Drop In Number Of Stents

A state commission report shows a drop in the number of stent procedures performed in Maryland hospitals in the wake of an investigation involving a perceived over-abundance of those procedures performed at St. Joseph Medical Center.

11/15/2010

Hellgren

Criminal Charges May Be Possible At St. Joseph

There’s new fallout from a multi-million dollar settlement between the federal government and St. Joseph Medical Center over kickbacks and unnecessary procedures. The feds may not be done investigating the scandal.

11/10/2010

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