Dr. Claudia Baquet said that due to lack of health care providers, patients of rural areas have to travel long distances for routine checkups and this issue should be taken very seriously.
No Maryland hospitals have been awarded a five-star rating under a new federal system released by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in April. Even the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital received only four stars. The one- to five-star rating is based solely on patient surveys and is published on the CMS […]
Since 2011, the city of Baltimore has paid more than $6 million in settlements for cases involving personal injury and police brutality. The Baltimore Sun reports that the lawsuits against the city have continued to draw criticism of the Baltimore Police Department’s tactics, which many feel are out of control. The department is accused […]
The state Department of the Environment recently denied a Houston-based company’s application to permit crude oil shipments through its port of Baltimore terminal in Fairfield, citing a potential safety threat to nearby residents. According to a June 3 Baltimore Sun article, the Department of the Environment said it will require more information from Targa Resources, the […]