Baltimore’s 11 hospitals have committed to a new city initiative aimed at increasing their role in fighting the opioid epidemic. Executives from each hospital joined Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and Health Commissioner Dr. Leana S. Wen Monday in announcing the efforts to screen patients for addiction, connect them to rehabilitation services and distribute the overdose reversal drug naloxone, among other ways

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Hospitals in Maryland have saved millions of dollars in health care costs by eschewing the tradition fee-for-service model for one that emphasizes overall health, a report released by state regulators shows

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Playing God

August 22, 2016

In this episode of Radiolab, NYTimes Reporter Sheri Fink pursues the question, “What happens, what should happen, when humans are forced to play god?”. Her exploration includes our deliberative engagement project

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The law generally mandated that couples demonstrate a history of infertility, and insurers often interpreted that to mean having intercourse during that time without conceiving. What’s more, by law, coverage would be permitted only for infertility treatments that used the husband’s sperm. This month, however, those restrictions were eliminated for married same-sex couples

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