Tag: AnneArundel Medical Center

AAMC opens mental health clinic

AAMC opens mental health clinic

| October 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

According to the most recent community health needs assessment conducted by the Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition, more than half of the respondents cited mental health among the most concerning health issue facing the county.  In response, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has opened an outpatient mental health clinic in Annapolis. The new practice, Anne Arundel […]

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AAMC receives quality improvement award

AAMC receives quality improvement award

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC)  recently received the 2014 Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for its quality improvement efforts. The honor was awarded to two dozen individual Maryland hospitals that excel in patient safety and quality improvement. To receive the award from Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care and the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Maryland, the […]

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Meet The Anne Arundel Press

Meet The Anne Arundel Press

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Save your choice of dates for a unique, Annapolis-area version of Meet the Press. The 2013 edition of P.R. Bazaar will be held the evenings of Monday, April 8th and 15th.  The doors open at 6:15 p.m. for registration and networking. The panel discussion begins at 7 p.m. on both evenings. Editorial representatives from Bay […]

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Doctors Express Medical Director Wins National Award

Doctors Express Medical Director Wins National Award

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Rinde Fadirepo, Medical Director of Doctors Express Urgent Care in Edgewater, received a national franchise Leadership Award of Provider of the Year at the Doctors Express National Conference held in Las Vegas, NV earlier this month. The award was presented to Dr. Fadirepo by owners, Rick & Ginni Morani, as well as Dr. Scott Burger, Chief Medical […]

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Firefighter Injured In 2-Alarm Arnold Blaze

Firefighter Injured In 2-Alarm Arnold Blaze

| March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

At 12:30 a.m. this morning, Anne Arundel County firefighters were dispatched to a reported dwelling fire in the 400 block of Beach Drive in Arnold.  The first unit to arrive on the scene reported fire evident from a two-story single family waterfront home. Crews immediately requested additional resources bringing approximately 61 firefighters to the scene […]

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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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Huge Power Failure Strikes Annapolis Area

Huge Power Failure Strikes Annapolis Area

| December 21, 2012 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: While police deny any looting occurred, just after the power went out, someone smashed an inner West Street business window and stole liquor and cigarettes. Additionally, reports from employees in mall businesses indicate that some customers indeed stole merchandise and exited the store prior to employees initiating manual bag checks. Earlier this evening more […]

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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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‘Weight Of The Nation’ To Screen In Annapolis In January

‘Weight Of The Nation’ To Screen In Annapolis In January

| December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Community Health Initiative (ACHI) will host a movie screening of HBO’s THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION, a documentary series addressing the national obesity epidemic. THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION examines the facts and myths of this urgent public health issue, showing how obesity affects the health of the nation and the health care […]

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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 Recognized By American Heart Association

AAMC Recognized By American Heart Association

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center was recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly company for implementing  programs to help employees eat better and move more. “There’s no better benefit to offer our employees than helping them have healthier, longer lives,” says Chad Dillard, executive director of wellness programs at the hospital. “We […]

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Philly Flash Closes Doors In Annapolis

Philly Flash Closes Doors In Annapolis

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Philly Flash, a pizza and cheesesteak shop in the Annapolis Towne Center has closed its doors in Annapolis. The store originally opened at 1901 West Street and when Annapolis Towne Center opened 2 years ago, they opened a second location. Eventually, the 1901 West Street location closed. They announced their closing on their facebook page: […]

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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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Man In Critical Condition After Crownsville House Fire

Man In Critical Condition After Crownsville House Fire

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

A 75-year-old man is in critical condition this evening after being pulled from a burning house. Fire crews arrived on the scene in the 1300 block of Generals Highway to find heavy fire from the rear of the home. Initially, crews were unaware of any victims, but as soon as they were, a second alarm […]

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Letter To The Editor: In Support Of Question 6

Letter To The Editor: In Support Of Question 6

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

I write to you today from a 6th floor room at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC). On Monday, October 22nd, I was taken by ambulance from my home in Annapolis, MD to Anne Arundel Medical Center. I had passed out, become unresponsive, and was suffering from what Doctors would soon diagnose as a potentially fatal internal blood […]

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