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April 14, 1994
Two women were flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center and one man was taken to the emergency room at the University of Maryland Medical Center after a collision early yesterday at Route 170 and Amtrak Way in Hanover, county police said.Alyssa Brooks, 26, of the 4500 block of Springdale Ave., Baltimore, and Cionita Placer, 34, of the 600 block of Stafford Hill Road, Glen Burnie, were treated at Shock Trauma. Mrs. Placer's husband, 35-year-old Perlipo Placer, was treated at the emergency room of the University of Maryland Medical Center.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | December 7, 2013
The union representing thousands of Maryland health care workers is renewing a push to apply state labor protections and collective bargaining laws to employees at the University of Maryland Medical Center, a move that hospital officials say is not needed to allow unionizing there. A November opinion from the state attorney general's office spurred 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East to argue that state officials should oversee the hospital's labor relations, which includes not just unionizing but responding to any grievances from nonunion employees.
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July 24, 2013
A recent Sun Article by Andrea Walker discussed the University of Maryland Medical Center's intention to rename Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital ("Kernan hospital changing name," July 8). James Lawrence Kernan was a Baltimore businessman who owned theaters and hotels. Mr. Kernan moved into one of his hotels and converted his mansion and estate to a hospital for children and later to include adults who required rehabilitative care. During his lifetime, Mr. Kernan watched his dream come true and the hospital become a success.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 1, 2014
Constance K. Rand, a homemaker and volunteer, died April 21 of respiratory failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Roland Park resident was 97. The daughter of Herbert Waldemar Koehn and Dallas Huntington Rogers Koehn, Constance Huntington Koehn was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised in Haverford, Pa., and Rosemont, Pa. She attended Haverford Friends School and Miss Wright's School in Bryn Mawr, Pa., before moving with her family in...
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | December 2, 2013
Fire investigators found cigarettes and a lighter in the hospital bed of a man who died in a fire at University of Maryland Medical Center, but the cause of the fire has not been conclusively determined, a report of the incident shows. The report provides the first information released in the Nov. 8 death of William Turner, 53, at the downtown Baltimore hospital. An autopsy earlier determined that Turner died of smoke inhalation and burns that caused complications to his underlying hypertensive cardiovascular disease.
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By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun | January 26, 2012
At the new $1.1 billion Johns Hopkins Hospital there will be Xboxes and a basketball court for kids, sleeper-sofas for families, single rooms for all patients, an improved dining menu and extensive soundproofing. It's part of an effort to make the hospital experience more patient-focused, Hopkins officials said Thursday on the first tour given to the news media since construction began five years ago on the 1.6 million-square-foot building, which will replace aging facilities on the East Baltimore medical campus.
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By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun | December 22, 2013
When physician Lenny Feldman visits a hospitalized patient, he said, he does what he can to infuse the encounter with a personal touch. One favorite technique: sitting at the edge of the bed so he can address his client eye-to-eye. Their reaction often takes him aback. "It's not uncommon for a patient to get this panicked look and ask, 'What's wrong, Doc? Is it bad news?'" said Feldman, an internist who also directs the training of medical residents at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun | February 23, 2011
A former state health secretary and a physicians group that supports animal rights are calling on the city prosecutor to investigate the Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine, claiming it illegally uses live animals to train surgeons. Martin Wasserman and his wife, Barbara, both physicians and both Hopkins alumni, and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine say the practice violates the state's animal cruelty law. "JHU regularly violates Maryland law by [causing]
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By Jill Hudson and Jill Hudson,SUN STAFF | January 18, 1998
Ronald W. Price, the Anne Arundel County teacher convicted in 1993 of sexually abusing three female students, died of lung cancer yesterday at the University of Maryland Medical Center, a day after his release from a 21-year prison term.An Anne Arundel County circuit judge ordered that Price, 53, be released from the Maryland House of Correction Friday so that he could die in a hospice rather than in an infirmary at the prison."Members of his family were with him when he passed away," said Ellen Beth Levitt, a spokeswoman for the University of Maryland Medical Center.
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By Larry Carson, The Baltimore Sun | May 23, 2011
If Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to make some real money when his second term ends, he might want to apply for work at the University System of Maryland. The great majority of the 1,346 workers who match or beat the governor's $150,000 annual salary, including the 15 highest earners, work for the university system, according to a Baltimore Sun analysis of state employee salaries for 2010. Most of the exceptions are doctors with the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, a few judges and a scattering of others.
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