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About Atlantic General Hospital's Construction Process?

  • Atlantic General Hospital opened in May of 1993, six weeks ahead of schedule and below budget.
  • The hospital was a $15 million project that was funded by a private-public partnership of individual donors, the State of Maryland, Town of Ocean City, and County grants.

About Atlantic General Hospital's Campus Design?

  • AGH is a 62 bed acute care facility with 56 acute general beds and 6 critical care beds.
  • AGH / HS provides care to over 58,000 residents and visitors to the community each year.
  • In 2003, a 33,000 square-foot expansion to the primary facility was completed primarily to expand the emergency department.
  • In 2008, the 42,000 square-foot James G. Barrett Medical Office Building opened on the hospital's campus, providing space for Atlantic General Endoscopy Center, Atlantic General Bariatric Center, Atlantic General Hospital Wound Care Center, Atlantic General Medical Oncology, the Regional Cancer Care Center and other healthcare services.

About Atlantic General Health System?

  • The health system has outpatient physician offices providing family medicine, internal medicine, general surgery, gynecology, pediatrics, neurology, endocrinology, hematology, integrative health, occupational health, oncology, urology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, orthopedics, psychiatry and behavioral health services, as well as an Atlantic ImmediCare location providing walk-in primary care services. Office locations include:
    • Berlin
    • Ocean City
    • Ocean Pines
    • Ocean View
    • Pocomoke
    • Selbyville
    • West Fenwick
    • West Ocean City
    • Berlin/Atlantic Health Center
      • Atlantic ImmediCare
  • In 2017, the Atlantic General Women's Health Center opened in West Ocean City to provide comprehensive gynecology and women's imaging services.
  • In 2014, the Atlantic General Health System opened the Regional Cancer Care Center to address the growing need for quality cancer care in our community. Oncology services were expanded to include radiation oncology as well as sub-specialty consultation and treatment, through a telehealth partnership with the University of Maryland Medical Center, with the completion of the John H. 'Jack' Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center in 2018.
  • Since 2008, behavioral health services have expanded from general mental health consultations and therapy to include the developmental telemedicine services of Kennedy Krieger Institute and psychiatric care augmented by specialists at Sheppard Pratt. Walk-in crisis care services at Atlantic General Behavioral Health Center start in early 2022.




    About Atlantic General Hospital and Health System Medical Staff?

    About Atlantic General Hospital’s Community Relationship?

    • The development of AGH created close to 900 year round positions.
    • An annual payroll of over $48 million, which is spent in the communities in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.
    • Certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations since 1997.
    • Community Benefits – Atlantic General Hospital provides mission-driven health education and services to the community free of charge, or at reduced cost. From July 2016 through June 2017, Atlantic General Hospital provided over $12 million in community benefits including:
      • Mission-Driven Health Care (health fairs, flu shot clinics, speakers bureau, free health screenings, etc.) – 59%
      • Community Benefit Operations – 5%
      • Health Professions Education – 5%
      • Community Health Services – 6%
      • Financial Assistance / Charity Care – 21%
      • Other – 4%
    • In the 2014-2015 school year, Atlantic General Hospital, in partnership with Worcester County Public Schools and the University of Maryland’s Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, introduced students in grade two county-wide and first, third, fourth and fifth grade pilot classrooms to Integrated Health Literacy Program lessons.
    • AGH/HS serves Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset, and Sussex counties as well as areas in Delaware and Virginia.
    • AGH has memberships to the following organizations:
      • Maryland Hospital Association
      • American Hospital Association
      • Ocean City Chamber of Commerce
      • Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce
      • Pocomoke Chamber of Commerce
      • Snow Hill Chamber of Commerce
      • Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce
      • Berlin Chamber of Commerce