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AAMC named ‘Most Wired’ hospital for 5th time

AAMC named ‘Most Wired’ hospital for 5th time

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) was recently honored on the national “Most Wired” hospitals and health systems list for a fifth time. AAMC was recognized for its use of technologies, such as electronic medical record tools that assist physicians, nurses, and patients communicating efficiently. Hospitals & Health Networks sponsors the annual Most Wired Survey, an […]

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AAMC recognized for patient visitation policy

AAMC recognized for patient visitation policy

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland, (AAMC) was recognized recently by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC) as a Better Together exemplar hospital for excellence in engaging patients and families as partners in patients’ care. One of the key elements of this effort is eliminating restrictive visiting policies and welcoming patients’ families […]

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AAMC to go tobacco-free

AAMC to go tobacco-free

| June 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is leading Maryland hospitals by reinforcing its commitment to wellness and the fight against tobacco usage with an expanded tobacco policy. Effective July 1, 2014, the revised policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes One year later, starting July 1, 2015, Anne Arundel Medical Center will take […]

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Nurses at AAMC select physician of the year

Nurses at AAMC select physician of the year

| June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pulmonary intensivist Kanak Patel, MD, was recently chosen as Outstanding Physician of the Year at Anne Arundel Medical Center(AAMC)—an honor bestowed by the hospital’s nurses. Dr. Patel was the top vote-getter out of 1,000 cast by AAMC nurses, who were asked to nominate a doctor considered a role model and who demonstrates extraordinary care, respect and […]

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Medicaid enrollment still open at AAMC

Medicaid enrollment still open at AAMC

| May 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

While enrollment in the Maryland state health exchange came to an end March 31, the public can still apply for Medicaid. Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) can provide Medicaid health insurance enrollment and health plan purchasing assistance services. Of those that enrolled for coverage through the exchange in Maryland under the Affordable Care Act during […]

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AAMC to host same-sex and unmarried couples wills & legacy planning workshop

AAMC to host same-sex and unmarried couples wills & legacy planning workshop

| March 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

For unmarried and same-sex couples in Maryland, there are many unique legal issues to consider during the financial and estate planning process. While some aspects of financial and estate planning for married couples are similar to unmarried couples, many others are vastly different.  Due to legal, religious and societal issues, unmarried and same-sex couples also […]

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AAMC named “Fit Friendly” workplace

AAMC named “Fit Friendly” workplace

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center  was recognized once again by the American Heart Association (AHA) as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly company for implementing  programs to help employees eat better and move more. “Investing in our employees’ health and wellness is a priority as a large employer and healthcare provider. By helping employees lead healthier lifestyles, our wellness […]

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Local Photographer Aids Tiniest, Most Vulnerable Patient At AAMC

Local Photographer Aids Tiniest, Most Vulnerable Patient At AAMC

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Linda McCarthy is seeking baby models ages 0 -5 years for the annual Little Angels Calendar to benefit AAMC NICU AND MOTHER/BABY UNIT.   Full of sweet faces and tender moments, this irresistible collection of “Little Angels” will tug at your heartstrings.  The calendar will also feature the inspirational stories of 12 children who benefited from […]

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Tomorrow: Free Sports Injury Clinic For Coaches

Tomorrow: Free Sports Injury Clinic For Coaches

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is hosting its 5th Annual Youth Sports Injury Conference on Thursday, February 20. The free seminar will help coaches, parent-coaches, athletic trainers and physicians of young athletes between the ages of 9 to 19 years old learn how to better prevent sports injuries. Topics to be covered include: Handling sports […]

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AAMC Offers Heart Programs For Heart Health Month

AAMC Offers Heart Programs For Heart Health Month

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

February is Heart Health Month and Anne Arundel Medical Center has a number of events on tap to educate and inform you about keeping your most vital organ in tip top shape. Energize at Westfield: Heart Health Date:     Wednesdays in February 2/5/2014, 11:30am-1pm 2/12/2014, 7:30-9:30am 2/19/2014, 7:30-8:30am 2/26/2014, 4-6pm Location: 2002 Annapolis Mall, Annapolis, MD […]

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State And Local Leaders Herald Opening Of AAMC Community Health Clinic

State And Local Leaders Herald Opening Of AAMC Community Health Clinic

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Controversy over healthcare reform?  You won’t find it among the seniors at the Morris H. Blum Senior Apartments in downtown Annapolis. They are among a group of citizens benefitting from a new healthcare reform model that makes care accessible and affordable in their neighborhood. Prompted by legislation passed last year by the Maryland General Assembly […]

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AAMC Brings Wellness To Annapolis Mall

AAMC Brings Wellness To Annapolis Mall

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just in time for the upcoming winter months, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is launching a new indoor wellness program in partnership with Westfield Annapolis. Throughout the mall, you’ll find a marked walking path and inspiration for living healthier. The trail measures more than a mile with start and finish zones just outside Macy’s. During […]

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ARINC Executive Pledges $10M To Anne Arundel Medical Center

ARINC Executive Pledges $10M To Anne Arundel Medical Center

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Edgewater residents John and Cathy Belcher have made an unprecedented and far-reaching minimum $10 million long-term commitment to Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC). The Belcher’s multi-year commitment includes a $1 million outright gift over a period of years and an extraordinary, irrevocable estate gift. “We are honored the Belchers believe our service to the community […]

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AAMC Foundation Awards $75K In Support Of Nursing

AAMC Foundation Awards $75K In Support Of Nursing

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the Annual Nursing Celebration Dinner held May 9 at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), the AAMC Foundation awarded 14 scholarships totaling $70,000 to deserving AAMC nurses to further their education and careers. Scholarship recipients were selected based upon several criteria, including academic achievement, letters of recommendation, community involvement and financial need. The dinner celebrates […]

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Opens Hackerman-Patz House

Anne Arundel Medical Center Opens Hackerman-Patz House

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC) Hackerman-Patz House is now welcoming patients and their families with a home away from home to rest, relax and regain strength while staying close to the hospital. The Hackerman-Patz House is made possible through a $2 million donation from Willard Hackerman, president and CEO of Whiting-Turner, and his wife, Lillian […]

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Save The Date For AAMC Gala

Save The Date For AAMC Gala

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Foundation will host its signature fundraiser on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baltimore.  Proceeds from this year’s gala will support the Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute and its critical role in serving those in the community that have […]

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AAMC Awarded Elite Distinction As 2012 Leapfrog Top Hospital

AAMC Awarded Elite Distinction As 2012 Leapfrog Top Hospital

| December 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Leapfrog Group’s annual list of Top Hospitals was recently announced in Baltimore, Maryland and included Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) in Annapolis, Maryland for the second consecutive year. Only two other hospitals in Maryland have the distinction of being a Top Hospital. The announcement came at Leapfrog’s Annual Meeting, focusing on transparency as the […]

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Community Comes Together To Help Those In Need

Community Comes Together To Help Those In Need

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The generosity of the community was overwhelming this year as businesses and individuals made Thanksgiving very special for many in need in the Annapolis community. Light House: A Homeless Prevention Support Center, located on Hudson Street in Annapolis, received over 290 baskets with complete Thanksgiving meals and gift cards for local grocery stores. Baskets and […]

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AAMC Nurse Wins Sustainability Award

AAMC Nurse Wins Sustainability Award

| December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Charlotte Wallace, RN, a pediatric nurse and sustainability coordinator for Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), was awarded the Nursing Leadership in Environmental Health Award from the Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (MD H2E). Five Maryland hospitals and one nurse were honored for their environmental health achievements with awards at MD H2E’s fifth annual Environmental […]

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Receives Silver Medal Honor For Organ Donation Efforts

Anne Arundel Medical Center Receives Silver Medal Honor For Organ Donation Efforts

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has been awarded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Silver Medal of Honor for achieving and sustaining national goals for organ donation. AAMC was one of five hospitals in Maryland and 237 nationwide to receive this award. The criteria for the award includes achieving a donation rate of […]

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AAMC Celebrates 10 Years Of Emergency Cardiac Intervention

AAMC Celebrates 10 Years Of Emergency Cardiac Intervention

| November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is celebrating the tenth anniversary of a heart program that has saved more than 1,000 heart attack patients. The program is a partnership with local emergency medical services (EMS) and paramedics who perform electrocardiograms (EKG) in the field to determine whether a patient will benefit from emergency cardiac catherization to […]

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AAMC Foundation Names New Officers, Board Members for 2012-2013

AAMC Foundation Names New Officers, Board Members for 2012-2013

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Foundation Board of Directors has named new officers and five new members for the upcoming year. The new Foundation officers are: JoAnn DeCesaris, of the Geaton & JoAnn DeCesaris Family Foundation, chair; Theodore Pincus, executive vice president and CFO, FTI Consulting, Inc., (Retired), vice chair; Judy Zazulia Wahl, community […]

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