AGH Facts

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About Atlantic General Hospital's Construction Process?

  • Atlantic General Hospital opened in May of 1993, six weeks ahead of schedule and below budget.
  • The hospital was a $15 million project that was funded by a private-public partnership of individual donors, the State of Maryland, Town of Ocean City, and County grants.

About Atlantic General Hospital's Campus Design?

  • AGH is a 62 bed acute care facility with 56 acute general beds and 6 critical care beds.
  • AGH / HS provides care to over 58,000 residents and visitors to the community each year.
  • In 2003, a 33,000 square-foot expansion to the primary facility was completed primarily to expand the emergency department.
  • In 2008, the 42,000 square-foot James G. Barrett Medical Office Building opened on the hospital's campus, providing space for Atlantic General Endoscopy Center, Atlantic General Bariatric Center, Atlantic General Hospital Wound Care Center, Atlantic General Medical Oncology, the Regional Cancer Care Center and other healthcare services.

About Atlantic General Health System?

  • The health system has outpatient physician offices providing family medicine, internal medicine, general surgery, gynecology, pediatrics, neurology, dermatology, oncology, pain management, urology and pulmonology, as well as two Atlantic ImmediCare locations providing 7-day-a-week walk-in primary care services. Office locations include:
    • Berlin
    • Ocean City
    • Ocean Pines
    • Ocean View
    • Pocomoke
    • Selbyville
    • Snow Hill
    • West Fenwick
    • West Ocean City
    • Atlantic ImmediCare
      • Berlin (Atlantic Health Center)
      • Ocean City (Monday – Friday in the off season)
  • In 2015 Atlantic General Health System opened the Atlantic General Pulmonary Clinic and the Atlantic General Pain Center to address these specific health needs within our community. Additionally, the Health System recruited two additional women’s health care providers – one specializing in urogynecology and the other specializing in minimally invasive options for women undergoing gynecologic procedures.
  • In 2014 the Atlantic General Health System opened the Regional Cancer Care Center to address the growing need for quality cancer care in our community.

About Atlantic General Hospital and Health System Medical Staff?

  • AGH/HS has a medical staff that consists of more than 850 year-round staff positions with 227 medical staff including:
    • Anesthesiologists / Pain Management
    • Cardiologists
    • Dermatologists
    • Emergency Medicine Physicians
    • Gastroenterologists
    • General Surgeons
    • Gynecologists
    • Hospitalists
    • Intensivists
    • Internists
    • Nephrologists
    • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Specialists
    • Neurologists
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Oncologists / Hematologists
    • Ophthalmologists
    • Orthopedic Surgeons
    • Pediatricians
    • Physician Assistants
    • Psychiatrists
    • Pulmonologists
    • Radiologists
    • Rheumatologist
    • Urologist
  • In early 2016, Coastal Style Magazine published its “Top Docs” list highlighting the expertise and philosophy of care of several Atlantic General Heath System providers.
  • In 2010, Baltimore Magazine published two lists, one "Top Docs" and a separate list of top doctors at the beach. The expertise of Atlantic General Hospital's medical staff was well represented, with 20 of our physicians making the list.

About Atlantic General Hospital’s Community Relationship?

  • The development of AGH created more than 850 year round positions.
  • An annual payroll of over $46 million, which is spent in the communities in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.
  • In fiscal year 2015 at least $1.82 million in new physician office construction was directly related to AGH.
  • Certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations since 1997.
  • Community Benefits – Atlantic General Hospital provides mission-driven health education and services to the community free of charge, or at reduced cost. From July 2014 through June 2015, Atlantic General Hospital provided nearly $12 million in community benefits including:
    • Community Needs Services (health fairs, flu shot clinics, speakers bureau, free health screenings, etc.) – 46%
    • Medical Education – 8%
    • Community Health Services – 9%
    • Medicaid Assessments – 3%
    • Financial Assistance / Charity Care – 25%
    • Community Benefit Operations – 4%
    • Other – 5%
  • In the 2014-2015 school year, Atlantic General Hospital, in partnership with Worcester County Public Schools and the University of Maryland’s Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, introduced students in grade two county-wide and first, third, fourth and fifth grade pilot classrooms to Integrated Health Literacy Program lessons.
  • AGH/HS serves Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset, and Sussex counties as well as areas in Delaware and Virginia.
  • AGH has memberships to the following organizations:
    • Maryland Hospital Association
    • American Hospital Association
    • Ocean City Chamber of Commerce
    • Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce
    • Pocomoke Chamber of Commerce
    • Snow Hill Chamber of Commerce
    • Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce
    • Berlin Chamber of Commerce