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Gang of boys attacks two men in Annapolis

Gang of boys attacks two men in Annapolis

| July 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

From the Annapolis Police Department: Last night, just before midnight in the first block of Franklin Street, two men were walking separately in the area when they were approached from behind by five to seven boys and assaulted. The boys took a brown leather tri-fold wallet from one man and a brown leather bi-fold wallet, […]

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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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Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Over two days, the air over Annapolis was filled with guitars, drums, keyboards, and bagpipes!  Yes, the 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival was held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and it did not disappoint the nearly 30,000 people that attended. The festival was a 2-day festival that opened on Friday afternoon featuring food, vendors […]

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35 treated for chemical exposure at Camp Letts in Edgewater

35 treated for chemical exposure at Camp Letts in Edgewater

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thirty-five people have been transported to area hospitals following an exposure to chemical fumes at the pool at the YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater. Just before 10:00 a.m. Anne Arundel County Fire Communications received a 911 call advising of a possible chemical incident at the pool on the property of Camp Letts, located in the […]

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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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Pathways receives substance abuse award

Pathways receives substance abuse award

| June 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Pathways, an affiliate of Anne Arundel Medical Center, earned national recognition for delivering highly effective, cost-effective inpatient substance abuse care. The Platinum award designation by Optum, formerly known as United Behavioral Health, bases its honor on clinical data such as such as readmission rates and the average length of inpatient stays collected throughout the year.  […]

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Newly trained officer used Narcan to save life

Newly trained officer used Narcan to save life

| June 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

On June 16, ten minutes after completing Naloxone training, Officer Justin Goods responded to the unit block of Amos Garrett Blvd for a report of a possible heroin overdose.  Officer Goods located a 24 year old man from Annapolis displaying symptoms of a heroin overdose.  The symptoms included being unresponsive, not breathing and turning blue.  […]

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Robbery leads to police chase which leads to car fire in Annapolis

Robbery leads to police chase which leads to car fire in Annapolis

| June 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

An observant citizen called police when he saw a 15 year old boy being held on the ground and punched in the face by a male suspect who also took the boy’s cell phone and sneakers. The suspect fled with another male subject before police arrived.  When officers arrived they met with the witness, as […]

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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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Infant OK after parents pass out in McDonald’s parking lot

Infant OK after parents pass out in McDonald’s parking lot

| June 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

On May 31, 2014 at approximately 5:20 p.m. officers responded to the parking lot of McDonalds, located at 2130 Generals Highway Annapolis, MD to check the well-being of two people who appeared to be asleep inside of a vehicle. A concerned citizen made the call after they noticed the adults were unresponsive. Upon arrival, the […]

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Annapolis Irish Fest is 45 days away

Annapolis Irish Fest is 45 days away

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Enjoy all that is Irish at the  4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival to be held on Friday, July 11 from 4 pm- 10 pm & Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 11 am- 10 pm at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, MD. (1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville, MD) The Festival will be a celebration of Irish traditions, customs, […]

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Summit School gala raises more than $100K

Summit School gala raises more than $100K

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, The Summit School celebrated their 25th anniversary with a garden party gala, Sowing the Seeds of Success.  Current and alumni families, teachers, alumni, friends, and supporters gathered at the school’s campus in Edgewater, MD to commemorate 25 years of success and to celebrate the next 25 years of excellence in […]

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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’s Weight Loss Surgery Program now rated Level 1

AAMC’s Weight Loss Surgery Program now rated Level 1

| April 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Less than two years after opening, the Weight Loss & Metabolic Surgery Program at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is now a Level 1 Facility, nationally accredited by the American College of Surgeons for providing high quality care and excellent outcomes. The Level 1 designation also means AAMC is a high volume center performing more […]

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Hospice gala raises $500,000

Hospice gala raises $500,000

| April 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Hospice of the Chesapeake’s 2014 Gala attended by 475 local supporters,  raised close to $500,000 to help support the many programs and services provided to patients and families in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties. Held at the BWI Hilton on March 29, the black tie gala themed “Caring for Life” celebrated the organization’s 35th […]

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Cabbie robbed at gunpoint in Eastport

Cabbie robbed at gunpoint in Eastport

| April 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

A taxi cab driver was robbed at gunpoint early this morning.  According to police, a light skinned black male (approximately 5’10″ 180 lbs) took a taxi from Bens Drive to President Street in Eastport. Once the cab arrived at the location, the suspect pulled a handgun on the driver and demanded money. After obtaining the […]

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Spring caregiver workshops offered at County senior centers

Spring caregiver workshops offered at County senior centers

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Caregivers are invited to attend the three Spring Caregiver Workshops, “The Dementia Series: Living in the Land of Oz…continued,” to be held at 6 of Anne Arundel County’s senior activity centers beginning in March and continuing through June. They are presented free by the National Family Caregiver Support Program of the Anne Arundel County Department […]

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Department of Aging offering 2 free spring workshops at AAMC

Department of Aging offering 2 free spring workshops at AAMC

| April 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Two free workshops: “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” and “Living Well with Diabetes” are being offered again this Spring by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD.  Adults 18 and older are welcome to attend. A chronic condition can be anything from high blood pressure to […]

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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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Caregiver’s conference set for April 26th

Caregiver’s conference set for April 26th

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Family and professional caregivers, social workers, nurses and others can get information and access resources at the 22nd annual Caregivers’ Conference set for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve, 7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard in Hanover, MD.  The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is […]

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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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