Health Care

Lawmakers Recognize The Enactment of A Bill Named In Memory of Raskin’s Son

Lawmakers crossed the aisle and shared emotional embraces Monday morning, as they commemorated the enactment of a mental health services expansion bill named in...

Colorado Creates Maryland-Style Prescription Drug Price Containment Board, As Other States Consider Action

Colorado has become the third state in the nation — following trailblazer Maryland and Maine — to create a panel with the power to...

Report Finds Maryland Ranks 24th State In The Nation For Child Well-Being

A report released Monday found that Maryland has declined in its overall rating for child well-being, ranking 24th of 50 states.The Annie E. Casey...

UMMS Launches Campaign to changeUP Health Care in Prince George’s and Southern Maryland

University of Maryland Capital Region Health has launched a campaign to provide better, more comprehensive health care options to Prince George’s County and Southern...

Hogan Announces End of COVID-19 State of Emergency in Maryland

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announced the forthcoming end of the Maryland public health emergency on Tuesday — one year, 3 months and...

Advocates Continue Efforts to Close Vaccine Gap for Latino Communities

Last May, the University of Maryland’s Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health started clinical trials to test vaccine candidates. Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19...

New Maryland Law Will Expand Adolescents’ Access to Mental Health Care

Following contentious debate during the 2021 legislative session, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) has allowed a bill to let minors as young as...

Policy and Political Veteran Tom Lewis to Retire From Hopkins

Tom Lewis, vice president for government and community affairs for Johns Hopkins University and Medicine, will retire on June 30 after working for the...

State Hospitals and Health Systems To Require All Employees Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

Maryland’s 60 hospitals and healthcare systems banded together Wednesday to announce that they will require all employees and clinicians to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.The announcement...

Lawmakers Hail New Prince George’s County Hospital as a Public Health ‘Win’

As the ribbon was cut on the long-awaited University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Prince George’s County on Tuesday, jubilant lawmakers hailed...