Tag: Patient

Hospice of the Chesapeake fetes volunteers

Hospice of the Chesapeake fetes volunteers

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake volunteers and staff recently celebrated National Volunteer Week (April 6-12) at the nonprofit’s annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon held April 6 at the Westin Hotel in Annapolis. Attended by approximately 175 Hospice of the Chesapeake volunteers, among them were this year’s Spirit of Hospice Award recipients Richard “Dick” Sickels of Edgewater and […]

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Hope House Treatment Center Achieves Platinum Status With Optum

Hope House Treatment Center Achieves Platinum Status With Optum

| January 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

With the continuing escalation of costs and the myriad issues surrounding the delivery of health care, it seldom seems there’s a positive story about health care that is news worthy. But one local mental health facility has been recognized for delivering highly effective inpatient care while doing so in a cost-efficient manner that is having […]

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Samaritan House Celebration Highlights Expansion Progress

Samaritan House Celebration Highlights Expansion Progress

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over 400 friends and supporters enjoyed an afternoon of food and fun at the annual Samaritan House picnic. The eight-acre campus of the Samaritan House, a residential care facility for men suffering from alcohol and drug addiction located just off Forest Drive in Annapolis, was open to former and current clients, families and community members […]

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Dogwood Acres Selects Hospice For Caring Canines Program

Dogwood Acres Selects Hospice For Caring Canines Program

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The canines at Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat of Davidsonville have a new Caring Canines program to bark about with seven certified pet therapy teams to enrich the lives of those in the community who are suffering. The pet retreat has partnered with three area nonprofits including Hospice of the Chesapeake, where they are forming a […]

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AAMC Opens Patient Centered Geriatric Unit

AAMC Opens Patient Centered Geriatric Unit

| May 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) recently opened its Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) unit. The ACE unit offers a specialized model of care for older, hospitalized patients with acute illness. The 30-bed unit is one of 13 in Maryland. “Many times, highly functioning older adults are admitted to a hospital for a few days […]

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Hospice Of The Chesapeake To Celebrate Volunteers

Hospice Of The Chesapeake To Celebrate Volunteers

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

National Volunteer Week is April 21 – 27, 2013 and Hospice of the Chesapeake is honoring its core of dedicated volunteers who provide support, companionship and dignity to members of the community facing serious and life-limiting illness. “We could not do the work we do without the gifts of time and talent from our hospice […]

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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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Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Now Available In Anne Arundel

Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Now Available In Anne Arundel

| February 2, 2013 | 3 Comments

Two Annapolis surgeons, Dr. Maria Scott and Dr. Heather Nesti of Chesapeake Eye Care & Laser Center, are the first doctors in Anne Arundel County to offer patients bladeless Laser cataract surgery. Leading cataract surgeons around the world consider this advanced procedure the wave of the future. Based on the same technology used for bladeless […]

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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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Anne Arundel Medical Center Recognized for Chest Pain Response

Anne Arundel Medical Center Recognized for Chest Pain Response

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The golden hour of the time a patient with chest pain receives rapid diagnosis and treatment is the difference between life and death. Opening a patient’s artery with an angioplasty balloon 90 minutes after arrival is a standard quality indicator for hospitals nationally. At Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), the average “door to balloon” time […]

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Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging Unveils Latest MRI Technology

Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging Unveils Latest MRI Technology

| September 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging (AADI), a subsidiary of Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), has added a state-of-the-art MAGNETOM Skyra 3T Open Bore MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) system to boost image clarity, exam speed and patient comfort. It is the only 3T MRI machine in Anne Arundel County. “With this new technology, we are seeing things […]

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Pathways Drug & Substance Abuse Center Celebrating 20th Anniversary

Pathways Drug & Substance Abuse Center Celebrating 20th Anniversary

| September 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Pathways Drug & Substance Abuse Center located in Annapolis, Maryland, is celebrating 20 years of providing inpatient and outpatient alcohol and drug treatment programs for adolescents and adults with a substance use disorder. “Since 1992, our dedicated professional staff has provided thousands of patients with compassionate care and ongoing support to enable a path to […]

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Local Addiction Recovery Program Announces Expansion

Local Addiction Recovery Program Announces Expansion

| September 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

In celebration of over 40 years of service, the Samaritan House, a residential care facility for men suffering from alcohol and drug addiction, is launching a “Campus of Recovery” campaign to raise funds for expansion. The $600,000 expansion plans include the construction of an additional dormitory and space for out-patient counseling and support programs, establishing […]

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Righttime Medical Care Redesigns Annapolis Office

Righttime Medical Care Redesigns Annapolis Office

| May 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

Righttime Medical Care has opened its newly expanded Annapolis Care Center at 2114 General’s Highway. Located across from Westfield Annapolis Mall, the Care Center has been extensively renovated to double its original size. The redesign allows providers a more efficient space to care for patients with resources that include an orthopedic room with a mini […]

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AAMC Breaks Ground On Hackerman-Patz House

AAMC Breaks Ground On Hackerman-Patz House

| April 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has broken ground on construction of the Hackerman-Patz House, a home-like lodging facility on the AAMC campus.  Meeting the needs of patients and their families traveling from far away to receive treatment, the building was made possible through the generosity of Willard Hackerman, president and CEO of Whiting Turner.  The […]

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AAMC Community Health Center Celebrates One Year Of Service

AAMC Community Health Center Celebrates One Year Of Service

| January 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

The AAMC Community Health Center has celebrated its first anniversary.  Providing low cost family medical care to the community, the AAMC Community Health Center, operated by Anne Arundel Medical Center, is a doctor’s office that cares for adults, seniors, children, and newborns who have difficulty paying fees at other offices. In its first year of […]

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First Baby Of The New Year

First Baby Of The New Year

| January 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

While many of us were out celebrating last night, one family was busy bringing the first baby of 2012 to the Anne Arundel Medical Center The first baby delivered in 2012 is a baby boy, Senna Wilson Peria, son of Jodi Hickman and Sean Peria of Annapolis, MD.  He was delivered at 12:37 a.m. on […]

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