Blog Posts in March, 2011

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 ...

03.02.2011
From the President

I hope you enjoyed reading this issue of Atlantic General Hospital’s On Call publication. In this issue you read about the various clinical programs that we have added or expanded over the past year. Investing in the expansion of our services ...

03.02.2011
AGH Patient wins USA Triathlon Championship after Hip Fracture Repair

When 67-year-old David McNeely was struck by a car and sustained a fractured hip while cycling in Fenwick Island on July 4th weekend in 2009, his first reaction was to get up and attempt to walk his mangled bike the six blocks home. Although he ...

03.02.2011
What is the Appropriate Level of Health Care: Outpatient Observation, Extended Care Recovery or Inpatient Admission?

Hospitals across the country are evaluating the manner in which patients are classified when they receive services in the hospital setting. As a result of changes in our regulatory systems, we are now required to implement a process that clearly ...

03.02.2011
2011 Penguin Swim with Team Welsh

Mary Ann Welsh is the proud mother of five men, but only rarely does she get to see them and their families all at one time. One of those rare occasions was this past New Year’s when they all came together to celebrate the 50th birthday of her ...

03.02.2011
Ocean Pines Diabetes Support Group Lends a Shoulder

In 2005, Ellen Lurz relocated with her husband, Ray, to the Pines from Baltimore, a move that many area residents made at one time or another, but one that she was not entirely comfortable with. She had to leave behind the only family she had in ...

03.02.2011
The New www.atlanticgeneral.org

Atlantic General Hospital launched its overhauled web site on January 18, a fresh-faced version that offers more health information, articles and videos than before as well as a search feature and a more intuitive structure that makes navigation ...

03.02.2011
Fighting Cancer at AGH

Sarah Cooper sits in the infusion chair receiving her round of chemotherapy prep – Aloxi to prevent nausea and a steroid followed by Benadryl – through the tubing connected to the IV port hidden under her clothes. This part of the process ...

03.01.2011
Atlantic General Offers Chronic Disease Management Course in Ocean Pines

Do you have a chronic disease or condition? Or, do you take care of someone with a chronic condition? If you do, then you should consider making your life better by attending the Living Well workshop. The model for this program, which is a chronic ...