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BUSINESS
By M. William Salganik and M. William Salganik,SUN STAFF | March 15, 1998
When nonsectarian Liberty Medical Center merged with Bon Secours Baltimore Health System a year and a half ago, it became a Roman Catholic hospital in every sense.The signs of the change at the West Baltimore hospital ranged from prayers at the beginning of meetings to nuns counseling patients on a commitment to follow Catholic directives prohibiting contraception and sterilization.On the other hand, when the Memorial Hospital of Cumberland joined two years ago with nearby Sacred Heart Hospital to form Western Maryland Health System, Memorial continued performing not only sterilizations but abortions.
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BUSINESS
December 10, 1996
Mercy Medical Center of Baltimore is the only Maryland hospital on the annual "Top 100" list issued yesterday by HCIA Inc., the Baltimore health data company, and William M. Mercer Inc., a national consulting firm.The rankings are based on statistics including death and complication rates, average lengths of stay, profitability and financial reserves, and shifting from inpatient to outpatient care.Hospitals are grouped into categories -- small rural hospitals and large teaching hospitals, for example -- and compared with their peers.
NEWS
By Deidre Nerreau McCabe and Deidre Nerreau McCabe,Staff Writer Staff writer Peter Hermann contributed to this article | July 20, 1993
Vaughan Huse remembers 1952, when Anne Arundel Medical Center was "just a building" with only a handful of doctors.That is the year she became president of the auxiliary and helped the local hospital grow into a complex that has outgrown downtown Annapolis and expanded near Annapolis Mall."
SPORTS
By KEN ROSENTHAL | May 13, 1993
If I'm Reggie Lewis, I get a third opinion, and a fourth, and a fifth. I charter a plane, visit every heart specialist in the land, then decide whether to resume my basketball career.But Reggie Lewis isn't going to do that.No, Reggie Lewis got the diagnosis he wanted -- the one that will enable him to continue playing in the NBA. Maybe this second team of medical experts is right, maybe not. But rarely are two sets of opinions so far apart.The first set of doctors -- the "Dream Team" of 12 cardiologists assembled by the Boston Celtics -- said the former Dunbar High star was suffering from a life-threatening heart condition.
SPORTS
By Boston Globe | May 5, 1993
BOSTON -- Boston Celtics star Reggie Lewis completed another series of cardiac-related tests at Brigham and Women's Hospital yesterday and released his first public statement since learning of the serious heart condition that could mean the end of his professional basketball career.Apparently upset with public comments from team officials con- cerning his decision to switch his care from New England Baptist Hospital to Brigham and Women's late Sunday night, Lewis and his wife Donna Harris Lewis issued a joint statement through agent Peter Roisman that said, in part, "To set the record straight, and contrary to some published reports, Reggie and Donna are quite cognizant of the seriousness of the initial diagnosis they were given.
NEWS
March 18, 1993
Bosnian refugee undergoes 2nd surgery on footA second operation has been performed by Anne Arundel Medical Center physicians on wounded Bosnian refugee Abid Kadric.Mr. Kadric, who was shot while fighting in the former Yugoslavia, yesterday underwent had surgery for the second time on his left foot. Nancy Thornton, a spokeswoman for the medical center, said doctors performed both operations to strengthen the bone in Mr. Kadric's left heel.The first operation was performed March 11.Mr. Kadric was shot in the foot last May, resulting in an open fracture of the left heel.
NEWS
By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,Staff Writer | February 1, 1993
County Executive Robert R. Neall has announced that his cash-strapped administration wants to give $600,000 to help Anne Arundel Medical Center build a new women's hospital on Jennifer Road.The money would be paid in three annual $200,000 installments from the county's capital budget beginning with the coming fiscal year. The County Council still must approve the allocation."I have become infamous about giving bad news," said Mr. Neall, appearing Saturday at the hospital's fund-raising event in Annapolis.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts | September 18, 1991
A nursing home in Bolton Hill, for nearly a century the site of the largest hospital in Maryland devoted solely to the treatment of women, will go on the auction block Sept. 26 at 1 p.m.The auction of the property at 140 W. Lafayette Ave. and 1400 John St., by Alex Cooper Auctioneers Inc., is a foreclosure sale on behalf of a local company, Mortgage Servicing Group.The nursing home operation inside, Golden Touch Care Center, is a tenant of the block-long building and would be able to remain no matter who the owner is as long as it complies with the terms of its lease.
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