Blog Posts in November, 2007

11.29.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Selected for Initiative to Reduce MRSA Infection Rates

MRSA, or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, is a growing problem in the United States; as many as 126,000 hospitalizations are related to infections caused by this germ. While it is estimated that more than 2 million people carry the MRSA ...

11.28.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Appoints New Board Officers at Annual Meeting

Jack Burbage Jack Burbage is a resident of Berlin, Md., and co-owner of Blue Water Development Company. The Stephen Decatur High School graduate has deep roots in the local community and is a member of the Lions Club, the Economic Development ...

11.26.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Hosts Free Wills & Trusts Seminar

A free seminar about strategies for setting up wills and trusts will be hosted by the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation on Thursday, December 13. Winn Booth, CPA, a financial advisor with PKS & Company, P.A., and Regan Smith, Esq., an attorney ...

11.26.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Announces Opening of New Wound Care Center

State of the Art Facility Provides Advanced Therapies to Treat Problem Wounds Atlantic General Hospital announced today the opening of its new Wound Care Center.® Located at 10231 Old Ocean City Boulevard in the new James G. Barrett Medical ...

11.21.2007
Register your Team Today for the 14th Annual AGH Penguin Swim

The beachfront of the Princess Royale Hotel on 91st Street in Ocean City will be crowded once again with hundreds of Penguin Swim participants and spectators ready to cheer them on as the penguins plunge into the icy Atlantic on New Year’s Day ...

11.21.2007
Santa is Scheduling a Stop at the Atlantic Health Center

Thanks to the Worcester County Youth Council, Jolly Old Saint Nick will be stopping at Atlantic General Health System’s Atlantic Health Center on Saturday, December 15 to visit with the kids and pose for pictures. The community is invited to ...

11.16.2007
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for December 2007

Monday, December 3 Diabetes Support Group St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Berlin; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Darby Schaub, AGH diabetes education manager, will host a diabetes trivia night to help those with diabetes learn more about their ...

11.09.2007
Pocomoke Medical Practice Introduces New Physicians

Atlantic General Hospital and Health System is pleased to introduce the two newest members of their medical staff to the Pocomoke community. David Reeder, M.D., is a board certified pulmonologist and internist. Reeder is looking forward to providing ...

11.01.2007
Atlantic General Hospital's Surgery Team Earns High Marks in Patient Satisfaction

Supplying cutting edge technology and the latest medical innovations is crucial to superior healthcare. But, as is true in any other industry, nothing outstrips good, old-fashioned courtesy. In healthcare, that translates to listening to the ...

11.01.2007
Atlantic General Hospital Selects Program Director for New Wound Care Center

Atlantic General Hospital is pleased to announce that Geri Rosol has joined their new Wound Care Center® as program director. This state-of-the-art outpatient center, located within the James G. Barrett Medical Office Building on the ...