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04.25.2006
The Low-Down on Transferring Your Medical Records

Squeezing a doctor’s visit, a trip to the pharmacy for prescribed medications, and a full-time job into a workday can be difficult for even the most organized individual. A simple transfer of medical records to a specialist or new primary ...

04.21.2006
Lack of Proper Health Care Coverage Plagues Nearly 46 Million Americans

This information is released in an effort to raise awareness of the uninsured and underinsured population in this country in conjunction with National Cover the Uninsured Week, May 1 through 7, 2006. One in seven Americans is going about daily life ...

04.18.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Scores in Top 5 Percent in Patient Satisfaction

A twelve-month patient satisfaction survey conducted by NRC Picker, an international healthcare quality measurement agency, reveals that Atlantic General Hospital is supporting its mission to provide quality care and personalized service to its ...

04.04.2006
Foundation for Cardiovascular Research Gift Makes Wellness Program Possible

With a recent gift of $20,000 to Atlantic General Hospital came the words, “Use it wisely and good luck with your endeavors,” written in the hand of Jean Bellet Green, president of the Foundation for Cardiovascular Research. The ...

03.31.2006
Atlantic General Hospital/Health System now Accepting Applications for the James G. and Nancy W. Barrett Scholarship Program

Berlin – Atlantic General Hospital announced this week that applications for the James G. and Nancy W. Barrett Scholarship Program will be available April 10. The scholarship program provides selected nursing students with full payment of ...

03.29.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Plans an Evening of Cocktails and Hors D'Oeurves for 13th Anniversary Celebration

Ocean City, Md. – A black-tie optional cocktail party will be held at the Ocean City home of Nolen Graves on May 18, 2006 to mark thirteen years since Atlantic General Hospital first opened its doors. Atlantic General Hospital and Health System ...

03.23.2006
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy: the surgical biopsy alternative

(released in conjunction with the upcoming "Doctor on Call" radio show scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 14, 2006 on WQMR 101.1FM) It is estimated that about forty percent of women in the United States will develop a lump in the ...

03.20.2006
National Doctors' Day to be Celebrated at Atlantic General Hospital

Berlin, Maryland – On Monday, March 27, 2006 and throughout the week, Atlantic General Hospital will begin the celebration of DOCTORS’ WEEK. National Doctors’ Day is actually on March 30, but Atlantic General Hospital began a ...

03.20.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Reaches out on National Alcohol Screening Day

As part of National Alcohol Screening Day on April 6, 2006, Atlantic General Hospital will be providing outreach, anonymous screenings, and education about alcohol’s effects on health to associates and the public. Anyone who is concerned about ...

03.15.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Announces Education Calendar April 2006

Monday, April 3 Circuit Training AGH Cardiac Rehab Center Berlin Shopping Center; 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Increase your muscular strength and endurance through circuit weight training with Mary Beth Beck, EP. To sign up or for more information, ...

03.10.2006
Atlantic General Hospital to Co-Sponsor 20th Annual AARP Health Fair

From the top of your head to the tips of your toes: Dozens of Atlantic General Hospital and Health System providers and physicians will be on-hand to provide health screenings and answer questions at this year’s Worcester County AARP Community ...

03.09.2006
Physician Addresses Liver Disease on Delmarva at 2006 Health Conference

Liver disease is a major cause of death in the United States and is responsible for more loss of life than such common cancers as breast, colon or prostate. It is an exceptionally important health issue in the tri-county area of Worcester, Wicomico ...

03.07.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Nurse Honored for Service

Nicole House-Blanc, a staff nurse in the Ambulatory Surgery Center at Atlantic General Hospital, was recently recognized for her healthcare service to the community by the Maryland-Delaware-DC Moose chapter. The chapter presented her with a plaque ...

03.02.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Offers Next Diabetes Education Class Starting May 24, 2006

Atlantic General Hospital’s Diabetes Outpatient Education Program will hold its next group class session May 24 through June 14, 2006 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the hospital. Subjects covered in the class, which will be taught by a certified ...

03.02.2006
Berlin Resident Bequeaths $50,000.00 to Atlantic General Hospital

Doris Taylor, a prominent member of the Berlin community, has bequeathed $50,000.00 to Atlantic General Hospital. According to her personal representative, former employee and life-long friend Christine Rayne, the hospital had always been very ...

02.28.2006
Berlin Auto Wash Donates Funds to Atlantic General Hospital

John Simms, owner of the Berlin Auto Wash, recently presented a check for $2,075.25 to Atlantic General Hospital. The funds were the proceeds from a benefit car wash that the business held on February 8, 2006. The entire cost of each car wash given ...

02.28.2006
Thrift Shop Opens its Doors to the Community

An open house and ribbon cutting ceremony recently celebrated the launching of Berlin’s newest bargain hunters’ paradise, the Atlantic General Hospital Thrift Shop. Located in the Berlin Shopping Center near Save-A-Lot, the thrift shop ...

02.24.2006
March's "Doctor On Call" Article: Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The most recent data collected shows that in the year 2004, 146,940 people were diagnosed with the disease and 56,730 people died of it. The mean age for detection is ...

02.24.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Raises Money for Nursing Scholarship Fund in 2nd Annual Pool Tournament

Atlantic General Hospital associates and friends recently gathered at the Green Turtle in West Ocean City for a good game of pool to raise funds for Atlantic General’s James G. & Nancy W. Barrett Scholarship Program. The 2nd Annual Atlantic ...

02.17.2006
Atlantic General Hospital and Health System Announce Recent Appointments and Re-Appointments

Atlantic General Hospital recently appointed or re-appointed the following medical professionals: • Razaak A. Eniola, M.D., is a hospitalist at Atlantic General Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Lagos College of Medicine in ...

02.15.2006
Ocean City Lions Club Donates $3500 to Atlantic General Hospital

The Ocean City Lions Club generously donated $3,500.00 to the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation’s annual campaign. Funds from this year’s campaign will be used to purchase a state-of-the-art Philips Cardiopulmonary Monitoring System ...

02.09.2006
Bull on the Beach Present Penguin Swim Funds to Atlantic General Hospital

Bull on the Beach recently presented a check for $31,287.00 to Atlantic General Hospital, the amount the Ocean City restaurant raised for the 2006 Penguin Swim. Bull on the Beach defended its title once again as the team to raise the most dollars and ...

01.30.2006
Car Wash to Benefit Hospital

John Simms, owner of the Berlin Auto Wash, will be holding an all-day car wash on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 to raise money for Atlantic General Hospital. The fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Berlin Auto Wash on Old Ocean City ...

01.30.2006
Retired Nurses of Ocean Pines Give to Scholarship Fund

The Retired Nurses of Ocean Pines recently donated $500.00 to the James G. & Nancy W. Barrett Scholarship Program at Atlantic General Hospital. The scholarship program provides fully paid tuition and books for applicants who are earning a degree ...

01.27.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Improves Patient Safety with New Medication Tracking Technology

Atlantic General Hospital recently implemented a new technology called electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR), an emerging technology which uses barcodes on both the medication and patient that are scanned at the bedside before the ...

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