Exclusive: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center plans $469 million overhaul, expansion

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has laid out a $469 million renovation and construction plan to help the hospital modernize its over 80-year-old facilities and keep up with regional competitors.

Bayview recently filed a certificate of need with the state’s Medical Health Care Commission, seeking approval for the new project. The documents outlined plans to make renovations to two existing hospital buildings and add an entirely new seven-level inpatient building, complete with four large new…

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Busch presented with MICUA Presidents’ Award

Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch received the Maryland Independent College & University Association’s Presidents’ Award Wednesday for his devotion to college access and the advancement of knowledge. The award is presented to leaders who have made contributions to independent higher education, advocated for college access and opportunity and student choice and who …

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Yang Liu and Pan Zheng | UMD School of Medicine

Yang Liu, Ph.D and Pan Zheng, MD, PhD have joined the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute of Human Virology. Both have an academic appointment in the university’s department of surgery and will lead a team of top scientists at the Institute of Human Virology in the growing area of immune therapeutics for cancer …

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Provider audits are on the rise

First of two parts There has been a rise in audit activity aimed at health care providers, due in no small part to auditors’ access to big data, which allows auditors to analyze more data in less time.  It is important, therefore, to understand (1) who the auditors are, (2) the kinds of audits they …

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Miranda Russell and Ellen Steward | Franklin & Prokopik

Miranda Russell and Ellen Steward have joined Franklin & Prokopik as associates in the firm’s Baltimore office. Prior to joining Franklin & Prokopik, Russell worked as a subject matter specialist for Catholic Relief Services and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at the agency’s headquarters in Baltimore. She successfully navigated in-country nonprofit registrations in a …

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