Blog Posts in November, 2005

11.29.2005
Elks Ladies Auxiliary Gives to Atlantic General Hospital

Berlin, Md. -- The Ladies Auxiliary of the Ocean City Elks #2645 has generously donated $2000.00 to the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation’s annual campaign. This year’s campaign is devoted to raising money for the purchase of a ...

11.28.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Partners with GE Medical Systems to Offer Staff Free Continuing Education

Berlin, Md. - Through a partnership with GE, Atlantic General Hospital now offers its radiology technologists free continuing education to assist them in maintaining their professional certification. The staff can take the classes through the ...

11.23.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Receives Grant From Gannett Foundation

Berlin, Md. - Atlantic General Hospital was recently awarded a $2,500.00 grant by the Gannett Foundation to help in the purchase of preventive medicine brochures. Through this grant and other funds, Atlantic General Hospital will purchase eight ...

11.22.2005
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar December 2005

Monday, December 5 Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education Apple Discount Drugs, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Happy Harry’s, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Circuit Training AGH Cardiac Rehab Center Berlin Shopping Center; 4:30 ...

11.21.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Appoints New Board Officers at Annual Meeting

Berlin, Md. - As part of its annual meeting, Atlantic General Hospital Corporation appointed four new officers to the Board of Directors. Chairman Thomas K. Coates, Esq., of Berlin, the new chairman, practices law with his father, two brothers, wife ...

11.21.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Greets the Public at Women's Diagnostic Center Open House

Berlin, Md. - Atlantic General Hospital held an open house on November 17, 2005 to introduce the Women’s Diagnostic Center to the public and thank the community for its support in making the center a reality. The center’s staff offered ...

11.21.2005
Atlantic General Hospital's Emergency Department Reports Shorter Turnaround Time

Berlin, Md. - At a time when long emergency room waits are reaching crisis levels, Atlantic General Hospital reports shorter wait times across the board – from the time individuals enter the emergency room to their discharge after treatment, ...

11.17.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Vice President Earns Certification in Executive Management

Berlin, Md.,– James M. Brannon, Vice President of Human Resources at Atlantic General Hospital, has earned board certification in healthcare management and been named a Diplomate of the American College of Healthcare Executives, an ...

11.14.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Medical Staff Elects New Officers

Berlin, Md.- The Atlantic General Hospital and Health System Medical Staff elected new officers and chiefs for 2006-2007 during their annual meeting held on November 11, 2005. Chief of Staff is Edwin T. Castaneda, M.D., F.A.C.P. Castaneda, who has ...

11.10.2005
Atlantic General Hospital and Health System Announce Recent Re-Appointments

Berlin, Md.- Atlantic General Hospital recently appointed or re-appointed the following physicians at the hospital and Atlantic General Health System (AGHS): Christian D. Bounds, M.D., a cardiologist and graduate of the University of Maryland. Bounds ...

11.09.2005
Botox Injection -- It's More Than a Cosmetic Procedure at Atlantic General Hospital

Berlin, Md. – In a ground-breaking procedure for Atlantic General Hospital, local gastroenterologist Jerrold Canakis, MD, used Botox injection – typically thought of as a cosmetic application -- to treat a patient’s achalasia, a ...

11.07.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Celebrates the Opening of Its New Women's Diagnostic Center with an Open House Thursday, November 17, 2005

Berlin – Atlantic General Hospital will hold an open house Thursday, November 17, 2005 to celebrate the opening of its new state-of-the-art Women’s Diagnostic Center. The center’s staff will offer attendees refreshments and tours of ...

11.03.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Cancels Flu Clinics

November 3, 2005 -- Atlantic General Hospital announced today that due to the overwhelming response from the community to its initial free flu shot clinics, all future scheduled clinics have been cancelled. In cancelling the November 5 clinic ...

11.01.2005
Atlantic General Held Snow Hill Open House Wednesday, October 26

Berlin, Md. – An open house to celebrate Atlantic General Health System’s new Snow Hill office and to welcome Dr. Andrea Mathias, MD, MPH, was held October 26, 2005. Mathias recently joined AGHS as a family physician when she opened her ...

11.01.2005
Atlantic General Hospital Honors Donors at First Annual Thanks for Giving Reception

Berlin-Atlantic General Hospital recently held its first annual Thanks for Giving Reception at Harrison Harbor Watch to honor those who have generously supported the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation during it’s capital and Perdue- Kresge ...