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Report offers numerous recommendations for increasing Maryland’s supply of nurses.

Loan repayment programs improve recruitment and retention of nurses and encourages them to pursue advanced education.

Legislation would prohibit companies from boosting prices on essential goods or services more than 10% during or shortly after a state of emergency.

Maryland’s hospitals are nearly full, and staff are facing extreme burnout and illness, the state’s hospitals warned on Tuesday.

Hospitals will begin to limit elective surgeries and increase the state’s staffed-bed capacity as Maryland surpasses 1,200 COVID-19-related hospitalizations, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announced Friday.

Essential Workers

Organizations representing Maryland health care workers say that in light of Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s plans to expand nursing personnel in health care…

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…

One year ago, Maryland got its first known case of COVID-19. There have been 7,740 confirmed deaths in Maryland since.  As infection rates spiked…

"Home of the Brave" sign outside of hospital

A little more than two weeks ago, on Nov. 9, there were 707 people receiving COVID-19 treatment in Maryland hospitals. On Wednesday, the state…

Nursing Homes

Maryland hospitals are now able to acquire personal protective equipment for their employees thanks to a global increase in production capacity. But they are…