University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

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University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
University of Maryland Medical System
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center logo.jpg
Geography
Location 7601 Osler Drive, Towson, Maryland, U.S.
Coordinates 39°23′16″N 76°36′41″W / 39.38778°N 76.61139°W / 39.38778; -76.61139Coordinates: 39°23′16″N 76°36′41″W / 39.38778°N 76.61139°W / 39.38778; -76.61139
Organisation
Care system Private not-for-profit
Services
Emergency department Yes
Beds 300
History
Founded 1864
Links
Website http://www.StJosephTowson.com/
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University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is a 300-bed regional medical center in Towson, Maryland formerly operated by Catholic Health Initiatives. On December 1, 2012, University of Maryland Medical System acquired all the assets of St. Joseph Medical Center from Catholic Health Initiatives and renamed the hospital to University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. An agreement was made between University of Maryland Medical System and the Archdiocese of Baltimore to continue the religious mission and Catholic traditions at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.[1]

Prior to this acquisition, St. Joseph's was experiencing money issues and loss of long-time patients in their cardiology department after their former star cardiologist Mark Midei lost his medical license due to multiple lawsuits filed against him over the issue of heart stents.

References

  1. ^ "University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) Completes Agreement to Purchase the Assets of St. Joseph Medical Center from Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI)". University of Maryland Medical System. Retrieved December 2, 2012. 

External links

  • University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center website
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