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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 ...

01.24.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Receives Grant for 2006 Health Conference

Atlantic General Hospital recently received a $2000.00 grant from the Coastal Bays Association to help fund this year’s “Visions for Total Health” Conference to be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006. The grant was awarded to bring ...

01.20.2006
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar February 2006

Wednesday, February 1 Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education Rite-Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Circuit Training AGH Cardiac Rehab Center Berlin Shopping Center; 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 ...

01.20.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Foundation Appoints New Board

The Atlantic General Hospital Foundation recently welcomed new members and selected a new board of directors for 2006. The new foundation members (standing from left) are Wendy Shirk, Jody Kelly Wright, Nancy Parker, Dawn Barrett, Mike Diffendal, ...

01.17.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Holds Final Flu Clinic of the Season

Atlantic General Hospital has scheduled its final free flu clinic of the season for Friday, January 27, 2006. The flu clinic will take place in the hospital’s lobby from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. or as long as the supply of vaccine lasts. Any ...

01.17.2006
Atlantic General Hospital Offers Next Diabetes Education Class Starting March 21, 2006

Atlantic General Hospital’s Diabetes Outpatient Education Program will hold its next group class session March 21 through April 11, 2006 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the hospital. Subjects covered in the class, which will be taught by a certified ...

01.17.2006
Worcester Health Fair Scheduled for February

Atlantic General Hospital, in cooperation with it local coalition partners, will hold the Worcester Health Fair at the Snow Hill Fire Hall on Saturday, February 11, 2006. The health fair, to be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., will provide free education ...

01.12.2006
Atlantic General Hospital and Health System Announce Recent Appointments and Re-Appointments

Atlantic General Hospital recently appointed or re-appointed the following medical professionals at the hospital and Atlantic General Health System (AGHS): Timothy L. Benning, M.D., specializes in pathology. He is a graduate of the University of ...

01.09.2006
Free Flu Clinic Scheduled for Monday, January 16, 2006

Atlantic General Hospital announced that it has received an additional shipment of flu vaccine and will be holding a free flu clinic on Monday, January 16, 2006. The clinic will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pocomoke Imaging Center in Pocomoke ...

01.03.2006
12th Annual Penguin Swim is a Success

Berlin, Md. -- Hundreds of penguins and Atlantic General Hospital supporters headed for the sand and surf on a not-so-balmy afternoon for the 12th Annual Penguin Swim in Ocean City on New Year’s Day. This year’s swim was a success, ...

12.27.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Emergency Department Gets High Marks for Patient Satisfaction

Berlin, Md. -- Atlantic General Hospital’s Emergency Department has far fewer patients leave the hospital before treatment is complete than the national average, according to the Quality Indicator Project, a benchmarking entity of the Maryland ...

12.19.2005
Register Your Team Today for the 12th Annual AGH Penguin Swim

Berlin -- Take an icy dip in the Atlantic at Atlantic General Hospital's 12th Annual Penguin Swim, New Year's Day at the Princess Royale at 91st Street and the ocean in Ocean City. AGH's Special Events Committee, chaired by Gail Whaley, ...

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