Blog Posts in January, 2006

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, ...