Blog Posts in May, 2012

05.30.2012
Psychiatrist Joins AGH Outpatient Behavioral Health Program

Atlantic General Hospital is pleased to announce that psychiatrist Kenneth Widra, M.D., has joined Atlantic General Hospital’s Behavior Health Program. He works in coordination with the program’s licensed clinical social worker and mental ...

05.22.2012
AGH Gets Good Marks in National Study of Pain Control

In November 2011, AGH participated as a pilot site in the second phase of a national research study focused on the quality of care provided for patients who had experienced pain within the last 24 hours. The study was sponsored by the National ...

05.17.2012
Atlantic General ER Receives Patient Safety Award

ATLANTIC GENERAL ER RECEIVES PATIENT SAFETY AWARD Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital was one of nine organizations to be included in the Circle of Honor for Patient Safety Innovation this year. The honor was presented at the 8th Annual ...

05.11.2012
Patrick Reynolds Youth Presentation

Atlantic General Hospital’s Community Education Department brought Patrick Reynolds, a grandson of cigarette company founder RJ Reynolds, to speak to local school children about the dangers of tobacco and the importance of avoiding smoking. ...

05.08.2012
Dr. Sidney Barnes Joins Atlantic General Hospital and Health System

Atlantic General Hospital announced today that Sidney Barnes, MD, has joined the medical staff. Barnes, a general surgeon, has relocated his practice from Crisfield, Md., where he most recently served as the chief of surgery at McCready Hospital. He ...

05.08.2012
Atlantic General Honors Nurses this Week

National Nurses Week celebrated May 6-12, 2012 On May 6, 2012, Atlantic General Hospital is joining the American Nurses Association in celebrating Nurses: Advocating, Leading, Caring, as part of National Nurses Week, which is held May 6-12, every ...

05.08.2012
Atlantic General Sleep Center Offers Free Mask Fitting Clinics

Sleep apnea, a disorder affecting millions of Americans, can cause daytime fatigue and contribute to a host of serious health problems including heart disease. While the reasons for sleep apnea may vary, it is often caused by the collapsing of the ...

05.03.2012
New Gynecologist Joins Atlantic General Health System

Atlantic General Hospital has announced that gynecologist Dolores Rhymer-Anderson M.D., FACOG, MBA has joined Atlantic General Health System’s Ocean Pines Primary Care and Women’s Health practice, as of May 1. Dr. Rhymer-Anderson is the ...

05.01.2012
Atlantic General Hospital Holds Annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon

Atlantic General Hospital and Health System’s volunteers were honored recently at the healthcare organization’s annual Auxiliary awards luncheon. Volunteers who donated between 100 and 1,200 hours of service to Atlantic General received ...