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Department of Aging and Disabilities wins prestigious award

Department of Aging and Disabilities wins prestigious award

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities today announced that its Making the Link program recently received recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with anAging Achievement Award, an honor presented by n4a to member agencies. The awards program is sponsored by CST your Link to Life (CST-LTL). The Anne Arundel […]

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Bello Machre welcomes new Board member

Bello Machre welcomes new Board member

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre is pleased to announce the election of its newest Board Member, David Orso effective July 1, 2014.  Dave’s civic mindedness and business perspective will further strengthen the board leadership and Bello Machre’s commitment of enriching the lives of people with developmental disabilities. Dr. Robert Ireland, President and CEO commented, “We are so very […]

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Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

| August 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

On August 10th at 1:20 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Madison Street for a report of shots fired.   Once on scene Officers located a male victim near the bench of the baseball field suffering from gun shot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. This is the first homicide in […]

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Tickets available for Wellness House’s La Fiesta Americana

Tickets available for Wellness House’s La Fiesta Americana

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tickets are now available for the annual La Fiesta Americana benefitting Wellness House of Annapolis and its free cancer support programs and services. The annual event is being hosted by Homestead Gardens on Saturday, August 23, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Homestead Garden’s Davidsonville location (743 W. Central Avenue).  Tickets for La Fiesta Americana are $75 […]

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2 accidents send 2 to shock trauma with life threatening injuries

2 accidents send 2 to shock trauma with life threatening injuries

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three motorists are fighting for their lives in shock trauma after being injured in three separate accidents. The details of the two earlier accidents are below.  A third accident, on Route 50 eastbound near St. Margarets Road sent a third person (also on a motorcycle) to shock trauma. Details of the third accident have not […]

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Gang of boys attacks two men in Annapolis

Gang of boys attacks two men in Annapolis

| July 22, 2014 | 5 Comments

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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