Blog Posts in March, 2006

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 ...