Blog Posts in 2011

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12.23.2011
Atlantic General Hospital and the University of Maryland Provide Oral Cancer Screening Clinic

While some think it is rare, mouth cancer is newly diagnosed in roughly 100 individuals each day in the United States alone, and a person dies from oral cancer every hour. When found at early stages of development, oral cancers have an 80 to 90 ...

12.13.2011
Atlantic General Hospital Leaders Named Fellow by American College of Healthcare Executives

ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL LEADER NAMED FELLOW BY AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVES Berlin, Md. – Colleen Wareing, MS, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, vice president of patient care services at Atlantic General Hospital, recently became a Fellow ...

12.12.2011
AGH Penguin Swim Three Weeks Away

As people around the country wrap up their Christmas shopping and start making plans for ringing in 2012, many on the Shore are preparing for a very different sort of New Year’s Day tradition – the18th Annual AGH Penguin Swim. Amassing a ...

12.08.2011
Atlantic General Hospital Updates Wait Time App

Smart phone users who have downloaded Atlantic General Hospital’s wait time app now have access to three more wait times – for Atlantic ImmediCare, the hospital’s walk-in health clinics located at the Rite Aids in Pocomoke, Ocean ...

11.22.2011
Atlantic General Hospital Launches Electronic Medical Record in ER

Today marks a week since Atlantic General Hospital’s ER went live with Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager, the new electronic medical record for the hospital. Spirits are high at the organization because the transition from paper to computer ...

11.21.2011
New Nuclear Medicine Camera at AGH Allow for Faster Scans at Lower Doaes of Radioactive Tracer

Atlantic General Hospital’s Imaging Department is home to a new Symbia S HD detector, the latest in nuclear medicine technology that again makes AGH a leader in imaging services on the Shore. The new camera and accompanying software solution, ...

11.10.2011
Atlantic General Hospital Announces Commencement of East Entry Improvement Project

Atlantic General Hospital announced today that demolition of the east entry parking lot near the Outpatient Services entrance will begin on Monday, November 14. The activity marks the commencement of an improvement project that will include making ...

11.04.2011
Atlantic General Hospital and the University of Maryland Team up to Provide Series of Oral Cancer Screening Clinics

While some think it is rare, mouth cancer is newly diagnosed in roughly 100 individuals each day in the United States alone, and a person dies from oral cancer every hour. When found at early stages of development, oral cancers have an 80 to 90 ...

10.17.2011
Atlantic General Hospital Partners with Sharing the Harvest to Distribute Food to Those in Need During Free Flu Clinic

Atlantic General Hospital has partnered with Sharing the Harvest, a local organization with a mission to help families in crisis by delivering free food, to distribute food during its next free community flu clinic. On Wednesday, October 26, from 2 ...

10.13.2011
Atlantic General Hospital Pharmacists Play Vital Role in Improving Patient Safety

On October 17, Atlantic General Hospital’s pharmacy will begin offering a multitude of enhanced services to patients and the nurses and physicians who care for them during a stay in the hospital. This includes expanding hours of operation for ...

09.30.2011
Atlantic General Joins Healing Hands Chiropractic to Offer Chronic Disease Self Management Class

Atlantic General Joins Healing Hands Chiropractic to Offer Chronic Disease Self Management Class “Living Well …Take Charge of your Health”. Do you have a chronic disease or condition or do you take care of someone with a chronic ...

08.15.2011
Atlantic General Hospital Holds September 11 Service for First Responders

Atlantic General Hospital’s Pastoral Care Department is holding a remembrance service honoring first responders for the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. All first responders and community members are invited to attend. ...

04.21.2011
AGH Holds Insurance Enrollment Event May 5

More than 50 million Americans are uninsured: Nearly a third of them are children and more than eight out of 10 are in working families. They are our friends, neighbors and colleagues -- forced to gamble every day that they won't get sick or ...

04.06.2011
AGH Wound Care Center Receives High Honors Three Years in a Row

Chronic wounds affect more than 6.5 million people each year. They are the bane of the elderly and those with diabetes or compromised immune systems. And their related health complications cost between $20 and $25 million annually in the U.S. They ...

03.16.2011
Atlantic General Hospital Visits Worcester County Schools

Atlantic General Hospital’s Visions for Total Health Program has taken its show on the road for the second year in a row, visiting kindergarten classes across Worcester County to teach students about the hospital. Until 2010, it had become a ...

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