Blog Posts in January, 2019

01.28.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL VASCULAR LABORATORY EARNS VASCULAR TESTING REACCREDITATION BY THE IAC

Berlin, Md. — Early detection of life threatening heart disorders, stroke and other diseases is possible through the use of vascular testing procedures performed within hospitals, outpatient centers and physicians’ offices. Cardiovascular ...

01.22.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY RIBBON CUTTING

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital and Health System recently held an open house and ribbon cutting for the opening of Atlantic General Orthopedic Surgery, the practice of orthopedic surgeon Sean Hooker, MD. Hooker specializes in shoulder, ...

01.18.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE FOR COMMUNITY

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital and Health System has announced that an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held January 30 to celebrate the opening of Atlantic General Rheumatology, the practice of Dr. David Wanalista. ...

01.17.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF THE EASTERN SHORE FOR TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE

Berlin, Md. – The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore has awarded Atlantic General Hospital a $1,000 mini-grant. The purpose of the grant is to provide one-time assistance for transportation home for patients who qualify after receiving ...

01.15.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL ANNOUNCES EDUCATION CALENDAR FOR February 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019 AGH Hypertension Clinic 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Apple Drug, 314 Franklin Ave # 600, Berlin, MD 21811 Free blood pressure screening and health information. For more information, contact Michelle at 410-641-9268. T.O.P.S. of ...

01.15.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF MEDICAL AFFAIRS

Berlin, Md. — Dr. Sally Dowling, a family practice physician by training, has accepted the position of vice president of medical affairs at Atlantic General Hospital and Health System. Dowling has been a prominent member of the Eastern Shore ...

01.14.2019
PAM AND MACKY STANSELL DONATE GENEROUSLY TO THE AGH CAMPAIGN FOR THE FUTURE

Berlin, Md. – The Stansells are recognized as “Life Partners” for their generous donation of $100,000 to the Atlantic General Hospital Campaign for the Future. The funds are designated to “The Walter “Macky” and ...

01.11.2019
AGH CELEBRATES EXTRAORDINARY NURSING WITH THE 2nd QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2019 TEAM DAISY AWARD

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital awarded the Team DAISY Award for excellence in nursing to the Emergency Department, at a recent presentation held in the Emergency Room of the hospital. The DAISY Award only recognizes an entire team once ...

01.10.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL'S BURBAGE REGIONAL CANCER CARE CENTER OFFERS GENETIC COUNSELING

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital recently announced the availability of genetic counseling services for individuals with a family history of cancer and for patients in treatment who are concerned about their family’s risk. Genetic ...

01.09.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY WELCOMES NEW OFFICERS

Berlin, Md. – At its annual membership meeting on December 11 th the Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary celebrated the installation of its new officers and recognized past presidents of the volunteer group that has been supporting the hospital ...

01.08.2019
25th ANNUAL PENGUIN SWIM: THEY BRAVED THE COLD!

Berlin, Md. – It was a warm winter New Year’s Day, and AGH associates, volunteers, and participants didn’t hesitate to jump into the ocean for the 2019 Penguin Swim. Although it was held in the middle of the week, the event proved ...

01.07.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE FOR COMMUNITY

Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital and Health System has announced that an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held January 16 to celebrate the opening of Atlantic General Orthopedic Surgery, the practice of orthopedic surgeon ...

01.03.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY DONATES GENEROUSLY TO THE ANNUAL APPEAL

Berlin, Md. – At its annual membership meeting on December 11 th the Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary presented hospital officials with a check in the amount of $40,000 towards the hospital’s annual appeal. Caption: Members of the AGH ...

01.02.2019
ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL SELECTED AS A HEALTH QUALITY INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

Berlin, Md. — Atlantic General Hospital was recently recognized as a Health Quality Innovator of the Year for Maryland. The award was presented by Health Quality Innovators (HQI), an independent, non-profit consulting organization. The Health ...