Blog Posts in March, 2015

03.26.2015
Retired Nurses donate to AGH Nursing Scholarship Fund

The Retired Nurses of Ocean Pines recently presented a check for $1,000 to Toni Keiser, Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing of Atlantic General Hospital, benefiting the James G. and Nancy W. Barrett Nursing Scholarship Program. The ...

03.23.2015
New Direction...fresh air exercise does a body good.

by Angie Fykes I was so pumped this week, as it was finally time to register for the half marathon and 5k at Disney! Imagine my disappointment when we found out that the races sold out before we even managed to log on to the website! So, we are on ...

03.19.2015
AGH Participates In Partners In Nursing Final Convention

The local collaboration included AGH, PRMC, Salisbury University, and Wor-Wic Community College, with funding sourced through the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Colleen Wareing, vice president of patient care services at Atlantic General ...

03.18.2015
AGH Offers Living Well Cancer Thriving And Surviving Workshop For Community

During treatment, patients have to navigate emotional as well as physical challenges that go beyond their actual plan of care, dealing with concerns of nutrition, strength, the ability to go out in public, and more. Managing cancer treatment and ...

03.17.2015
AGH April 2015 Calendar of Events

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Rite Aid, Berlin, Md. Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268. AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Rite ...

03.12.2015
New Direction...Spring Is In The Air!

by Angie Fykes New Direction Weight Loss Champion Finally, I think that we can say spring is here. My son's baseball practices have started, and we are outside a lot more. Having his practices at a local recreational park is awesome, because as ...

03.10.2015
AGH Recognizes Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Nine out of 10 colon cancers could be prevented or successfully treated with regular screenings. Colon cancer strikes nearly equal numbers of men and women. The American Cancer Society recommends that all men and women get screened for colon cancer ...

03.10.2015
Atlantic General Hospital Announces New GI Center

Atlantic Endoscopy Center opens Monday, March 17 When Atlantic General was planning its new Endoscopy Center, hospital leadership knew they wanted to offer something beyond a skilled gastroenterology staff and a wide range of diagnostics and ...

03.08.2015
Atlantic General Hospital Sponsors Local Events

April is an active month for the Atlantic General Hospital medical staff and associates volunteering their time for community health events. The hospital’s emergency department will sponsor the first aid stations for the 2nd Annual Royal Plus ...

03.05.2015
New Direction...burning calories shoveling snow & healthy alternatives to comfort foods.

by Angie Fykes New Direction Weight Loss Champion Well, another week and another snow storm. I am sure the weather blahs have a lot of people down right now, and I must admit that it makes it hard to schedule workouts and time for yourself when the ...

03.05.2015
Telemedicine Makes Treatment Easier For Children With Autisim Spectrum Disorders, Developmental And Learning Difficulties

Every day, new technology is invented that seems to shrink the globe, bringing everything we need closer to the Eastern Shore. This has not been the case for certain specialty health care. Until now. Atlantic General Hospital is the first hospital in ...