Blog Posts in April, 2008

04.29.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Hosts GAIT, a Geriatric Healthcare Education Program

Atlantic General Hospital recently hosted a two-day educational series as part of the GAIT (Geriatric Assessment Interdisciplinary Team) Project, an ongoing program to equip students and current healthcare professionals with the necessary skills to ...

04.29.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Plans an Evening of Cocktails and Hors D'oeuvres for 15th Anniversary Celebration

Atlantic General Hospital’s Anniversary Gala will be held at the waterfront home of John “Jack” Burbage, Jr. on Thursday, May 15 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM. The celebration will mark fifteen years since the hospital first opened its ...

04.28.2008
Hospital Community Educator to Partipate in Women's Empowerment Seminar

Dawn Denton, community education manager at Atlantic General Hospital, will be one of six presenters at a women’s seminar scheduled for Saturday, May 3, 2008. The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center and Verizon Wireless, in partnership with ...

04.28.2008
Two Local Hospitals Involved in State Collaborative to Improve Patient Care

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Innovative eICU® Program Unites Hospitals to Reduce Critical Care Physician Shortage, Improve Care with VISICU Technology Today, six hospitals serving patients in rural Maryland, including the Eastern Shore’s ...

04.25.2008
River Run Golf Club Holds 3rd Annual River Run 5K Run/Walk & Kiddie K

On Sunday, June 8, 2008, River Run Golf Club & Community will hold its third annual River Run 5K Run/Walk and Kiddie K, benefiting the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation. The course, which is sanctioned by Tri-Sports Road Runners Club as part ...

04.18.2008
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for May 2008

Thursday, May 1 Smoking Cessation Program Pocomoke Health Center, Walnut Street in Pocomoke; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Free program, run by the Worcester County Prevention Office, which provides education, support and stop smoking aids. Weekly meetings ...

04.16.2008
Community Celebrates opening of James G. Barrett Medical Office Building

Friday, April 11 was a day of celebration for many at Atlantic General Hospital and within the Worcester County community, as local elected officials and chambers of commerce commemorated the grand opening of the new James G. Barrett Medical Office ...

04.14.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Celebrates One Year of 30 Minute ER Promise

Atlantic General Hospital celebrated the one year anniversary of its 30 Minute ER Promise, a commitment to the community to place ER visitors in a treatment bed or initiate their care within 30 minutes of arrival, in grand style this March. In ...

04.04.2008
Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for April 2008

Tuesday, April 1 Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Happy Harry’s, Clarksville; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Yoga Barrett Medical Office Building rotunda; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m. All are ...

04.04.2008
Atlantic General Holds Grand Opening for New Medical Office Building

James G. Barrett Medical Office Building offers centralized location for specialized medicine The new James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, located on Atlantic General Hospital’s campus at the entrance of Healthway Drive in Berlin, will be ...

04.03.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Presents at 4th Annual Maryland Patient Safety Conference

Methods to reduce c. diff bacterial infection rates recognized Atlantic General Hospital was one of six Maryland hospitals selected to present solutions at the 4th Annual Maryland Patient Safety Conference, held in March. In response to an increased ...

04.02.2008
Atlantic General Hospital Finalizes Green Upgrades

Energy savings project lessens facility’s environmental impact Aside from the war in Iraq, increasing health care costs and global warming are hot topics among experts and concerned citizens alike. In January, Atlantic General Hospital took on ...

04.01.2008
Comast Spotlight's Patricia Ilczuk-Lavanceau Joins the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation

Atlantic General Hospital announced today that Patricia Ilczuk-Lavanceau, Shore native and active community volunteer, has joined the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation. A successful account executive with Comcast, Ilczuk-Lavanceau has made it a ...