Howard County Healthcare Workers Get New Funding to Battle the PandemicHoward County Executive Calvin Ball is giving $2.4 million to healthcare workers who are understaffed and overwhelmed amid a wave of new COVID-19 cases.
'No Surprises Act' Goes In Effect As Patients Receive Protections From Surprise Medical BillsThe No Surprises Act went into effect on Saturday, offering consumers protection from surprise billing after receiving out-of-network emergency care.
'Don't Wait Until It's Too Late': Exhausted Health Professionals Implore Unvaccinated To Get The Shot"It's been tough," said Michael Gray, a respiratory therapist. "A lot of people are fatigued and worn out. It's a lot to deal with."
Maryland Faces One Of Its Worst Nursing Shortages In History, Health Officials SayHealth officials are calling it one of the worst nursing shortages in Maryland’s history.
Carroll Hospital Earns Award For Efforts To Improve Stroke TreatmentCarroll Hospital received a Stroke Quality Achievement Award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the best care.
Harford County Council Is Asking University Of Maryland Upper Chesapeake To Reconsider Its Vaccine MandateCounty council Patrick Vinceti says he’s concerned because he says this mandate could cause 10 to 20 percent of the hospital’s staff to leave, further understaffing the hospital.
Annapolis City Council Votes To Pass 'Medicare For All Act Of 2021'The City Council of Annapolis announced the passing of The Medicare For All Act of 2021. This is the first resolution in Maryland State Capitol history in support of Federal Bill H.R. 1976.
Johns Hopkins University Creates Stethoscope To Diagnose Lung AbnormalitiesHealth care workers in busy hospitals or noisy areas may benefit from a new digital stethoscope.
'Cancer Never Waits': Doctors Urge Patients Not To Skip Routine Screenings, Medical AppointmentsAs Americans get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic and managing life around it, health experts stress the importance of annual screenings and preventative care as restrictions lift.
Maryland Lawmakers Propose Alcohol Tax Hike For Health PlanMaryland lawmakers and health care advocates proposed increasing the state’s alcohol tax on Wednesday to generate millions of dollars to address health disparities, which have been highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Patients With Serious Medical Needs Afraid To Seek Treatment Due To Risk Of Contracting Coronavirus, Doctor SaysDespite the anxiety patients may face, doctors say it's important those with serious medical conditions get the help they need before it's too late.
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Announces 2020 Plans And Prices Ahead Of Fall Open EnrollmentThe Maryland Health Benefit Exchange announced its 2020 plans and prices, four weeks ahead of open enrollment on November 1.
US Court Appeals Maryland's Move To Block Abortion ChangesA federal court appealed a Maryland judge's order blocking the implementation of Trump Administration changes to the federal Title X program, which makes family planning services available to low-income individuals for low or no cost
Study: Baltimore Among Nation's Leaders In Health CareA new report from Healthgrades ranked cities based on health care; here's what put Baltimore near the top of the 2019 National Health Index.
MedStar Aiming To Improve Healthcare Safety With New Training Center In BaltimoreMedStar Health recently opened an innovative training center that helps doctors and nurses practice both new and old procedures without ever touching a patient.