Settlements Near In Unnecessary Stents LawsuitsCourt documents show that settlements in two class-action lawsuits over unnecessary artery stents at a Towson hospital are awaiting court approval.
Appeals Court Affirms Md. Doctor's ConvictionsA federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Maryland cardiologist who implanted unnecessary heart stents in more than 100 patients.
Doctor Accused Of Performing Unneeded Stent Surgeries Cannot Seek DamagesA setback for the cardiologist accused of performing hundreds of unnecessary surgeries.
Univ. Of Md. Enters Ownership Negotiations With St. Joseph Medical CenterWJZ has learned the University of Maryland Medical System has entered into an exclusive agreement with St. Joseph Medical Center.
Patients Outraged By Midei's Comments About Stent Surgery Malpractice ScandalDepressed but pressing on. A Towson doctor at the center of a massive malpractice investigation says he considered taking his own life. Now former patients who accused Dr. Mark Midei of wrongdoing react.
Towson Doctor Accused Of Stent Surgery Malpractice Breaks His SilenceBreaking his silence. A Towson doctor at the center of a massive malpractice investigation opens up to the Baltimore Sun.
Number Of Medical Fraud Lawsuits Growing Against Well-Known CardiologistMore trouble for a world-renowned cardiologist. Nearly two dozen additional lawsuits are filed against Dr. Mark Midei for allegedly implanting stents into patients who didn't need them.
Eastern Shore Doctor Gets Jail Time For Placing Unnecessary Stents In Heart PatientsA landmark judgement against a Maryland doctor. He is slapped with a harsh sentence for defrauding dozens of patients.
Hospital To Pay $1.8M To Settle Stent AllegationsThe Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury has agreed to settle allegations that it failed to take action to prevent medically unnecessary cardiac stent procedures by a physician who had privileges there.
Dr. Mark Midei's License Revoked After Stent ScandalThe doctor at the center of a major medical scandal can no longer practice medicine in Maryland.
Lawmakers Propose Bill To Regulate StentsThere was another critical debate in Annapolis Wednesday. This one focused on protecting hearts in Maryland after many learned they were offered a stent procedure they did not need. Lawmakers are working to better regulate the surgery.
50 New Lawsuits Filed On St. Joseph Medical CenterOn Thursday, 50 people treated at St. Joseph Medical Center filed new lawsuits sparked by a federal investigation that found they may have undergone unnecessary heart surgeries.
Md. Lawmakers May Try To Reduce Elective SurgeriesHundreds 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.
Commission Shows Drop In Number Of StentsA 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.
Criminal Charges May Be Possible At St. JosephThere'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.