Blog Posts in 2008

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12.31.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Offers Palliative Care

Beginning in January 2009, Atlantic General Hospital will begin offering formal palliative care services to patients and their families. Palliative care is the next step beyond curative medicine, providing treatment for symptoms alongside treatments ...

12.23.2008
Less Than 2 Weeks Until 15th Annual AGH Pengin Swim

Swim scheduled for 1 p.m. on New Year’s Day, registration begins at noon 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 ...

12.22.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Announces Online Wait Times for ER Services

In February 2007, Berlin-based Atlantic General Hospital launched an initiative brand-new to the area’s healthcare market: a time promise for services in their ER. Through grand-scale efforts to streamline procedures that involved all ...

12.18.2008
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for January 2009

Thursday, January 1 15th Annual Penguin Swim Princess Royale Hotel, 91st Street, Ocean City; 1 p.m. Come get wet for a good cause. Registration begins at noon, with the swim at 1 p.m. For more information, visit www.penguinswim.atlanticgeneral.org or ...

12.15.2008
Thrift Shop Holds Jeans Sale

The Atlantic General Hospital Thrift Shop is having a jeans sale, starting Tuesday, January 13. All Jeans will be reduced 50 percent. The shop is located in the Berlin Shopping Center near the Save-A-Lot Grocery Store. The shop's hours are 10 ...

12.15.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Appoints New Board Chair

The Atlantic General Hospital Corporation recently appointed Winn Booth as chairperson during their annual meeting. Booth is the president of PKS Investment Advisors LLC, a financial planning and investment advisory firm with offices in Salisbury and ...

12.09.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Surgery Team Performs its First LAP-BAND Procedure

Atlantic General Hospital’s bariatric surgery team performed its first Laparascopic gastric banding procedure in early December, marking the end of 11 months of preparation and community education. In addition to the staff training and ...

12.09.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Appoints New Board Officers at Annual Meeting

As part of its annual meeting, Atlantic General Hospital Corporation named new officers to the Board of Directors. Robert Durkin, DO Dr. Robert Durkin was a member of the hospital’s medical staff for 12 years, serving as medical directory of ...

12.04.2008
Santa Visits Atlantic General Health System

Old Saint Nick to appear at the Atlantic Health Center in Berlin Thanks to the Worcester County Youth Council, Jolly Old Saint Nick will be stopping at the Atlantic General Health System's Atlantic Health Center on December 13, from 2:30 to 4 ...

12.01.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Offers Series of Cancer Education Sessions

Beginning Tuesday, December 16, Atlantic General Hospital will begin a free monthly cancer education series for the public. The first session, lung cancer, will be presented by Dr. Vladimir Ioffe, a board-certified radiation oncologist with 21st ...

12.01.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Adds Neurologist to Health System of Providers

Dr. Preeti Yonker now seeing patients in Berlin Atlantic General Hospital recently announced the addition of neurologist Preeti Yonker, M.D., to the Atlantic General Hospital/Health System Medical Staff. The hospital recruited Yonker to the Atlantic ...

11.25.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Pursues Magnet Designation

The Berlin, Md.-based hospital is currently two years into the project and working toward an October 2010 submission of their written document to the ANCC Fewer than 300 hospitals world-wide are currently recognized as having Magnet Designation, the ...

11.25.2008
Diabetes Patient Speaks out About Taking Control of Disease

The guest speaker for the upcoming Ocean Pines diabetes support group will be Saul Zuckman, an AIC Champion who will talk about how he lives with diabetes. The support group is scheduled for Tuesday, December 2 at 7 p.m. at the Ocean Pines Library. ...

11.24.2008
Berlin First Baptist Church Holds Health Fair

Free Screenings and health information to be provided by Atlantic General Hospital The Berlin First Baptist Church will hold its first annual health fair for the community on Saturday, December 13, 8 a.m. to noon. Health information and lab ...

11.18.2008
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for December 2008

Monday, December 1 Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education Apple Drug, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Happy Harry’s, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. T.O.P.S. of Berlin – Group #169 Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; ...

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