Blog Posts in April, 2017

04.28.2017
Bariatric Blog #19 (5/1/17)

Blog Entry #19 (May 1, 2017) Hello everyone. Here are this month’s meeting times & dates. Get outside & enjoy those May flowers! Here are some tips for exercising while you do: ...

04.25.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION RECEIVES DONATION TO CAMPAIGN FOR THE FUTURE FROM TAYLOR BANK.

Berlin, Md. – The Atlantic General Hospital Campaign for the Future recently received a donation of $200,000 from Taylor Bank for upcoming projects including the new John H. “Jack” Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center. Taylor ...

04.19.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO OFFER DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

Berlin, Md. - The Diabetes Outpatient Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital will be offering diabetes self-management education classes in May. The series of four, two hour sessions will address blood glucose monitoring, foot care, ...

04.17.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR May 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017 AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Apple Drug, Berlin, Md. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268. AGH Hypertension Clinic 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Walgreens, Ocean Pines, Md. ...

04.12.2017
AGH DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAM RECEIVES FORMAL RECOGNITION

The American Diabetes Association awarded AGH the prestigious Education Recognition Certificate for their quality diabetes self-management program Berlin, Md. – Over the last twelve years, the staff at the Diabetes Outpatient Education Program ...

04.12.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO HOLD WALK WITH A DOC PROGRAM

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital invites the community to come out for Walk with a Doc with Atlantic General Women’s Health provider Brandi Musselman, M.D., at the South Gate Pond in Ocean Pines on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:00 ...

04.12.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SYSTEM TO HOLD HYGIENE DRIVE AT ATLANTIC IMMEDICARE

Berlin, Md. – The Berlin location of Atlantic ImmediCare is set to host its first ever Hygiene Drive benefitting Diakonia, the W.A.C.S. Center, Samaritan House and House of Mercy on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Atlantic ...

04.11.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION RECEIVES DONATION TO CAMPAIGN FOR THE FUTURE

Berlin, Md. – Greater Ocean City native, Joe Wilson, recently gifted the Atlantic General Hospital Campaign for the Future with a $5,000 donation. Wilson is a native of the greater Ocean City, Md. area and has spent most of his life here. Upon ...

04.10.2017
NATIONAL HEALTHCARE DECISIONS DAY - April 16th

National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is a national initiative to encourage adults of all ages to plan ahead of a health crisis. Making decisions ahead of time and putting your wishes in writing brings peace of mind to families. It helps to avoid ...

04.10.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION PRESENTS FREE WORKSHOP

Berlin, Md. – The Atlantic General Hospital Foundation presents “Women: Take Charge of Your Money”. This free, community workshop will provide valuable information to women on managing finances and planning for the future. Details ...

04.10.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL PARTNERS WITH THE TOWN OF OCEAN CITY and OCEAN CITY AARP CHAPTER #1917 TO HOLD COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital, the town of Ocean City, and AARP Ocean City Chapter #1917, are co-sponsoring a free health fair for the community. Partnering with them on the event are the American Legion in Ocean City and the Blood ...

04.07.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION PRESENTS FREE WORKSHOP

Berlin, Md. – The Atlantic General Hospital Foundation presents “Women: Take Charge of Your Money”. This free, community workshop will provide valuable information to women on managing finances and planning for the future. Details ...

04.06.2017
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL RECEIVES NICHE DESIGNATION

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital announces it has received designation as a NICHE organization. The NICHE designation indicates an organization’s commitment to elder care excellence. The NICHE designation signals the dedication to ...

04.05.2017
RETIRED NURSES OF OCEAN PINES PRESENT DONATION TO ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL

Berlin, Md. -- The Retired Nurses of Ocean Pines recently presented a check for $1,000 to Colleen Wareing, vice president of patient care services at Atlantic General Hospital, benefiting the James G. and Nancy W. Barrett Nursing Scholarship Program. ...

04.05.2017
AGH/HS HOLDS OPEN HOUSE FOR NEW FULL-SERVICE WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTER IN WEST OCEAN CITY

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital and Health System recently held an open house and ribbon cutting at the new Atlantic General Women’s Health Center in West Ocean City. Women’s health specialists Nicki Akstinas, CRNP, Lisa ...

04.03.2017
Cancer Registrars Provide Critical Insight in Monitoring and Improving Cancer Treatment

Berlin, Md. – Cancer registrars throughout the world will join their colleagues, fellow medical professionals, and community leaders to observe the 21 st annual National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW), April 10-14, 2017. The 2017 theme, Cancer ...