care.together, Fall/Winter 2017

Table of Contents Community Benefits Report, see p. 4 Pet-Assisted Therapy Lifts Patients' Spirits, see p. 8 Osteopathic Medicine in a Nutshell, see p. 9...and More! Download issue here

care.together, Summer 2017

Table of Contents Right Place: Taking care into the home with telehealth, see p. 3 Right People: Tracy Brittingham beat cancer surrounded by friends, family and the caregivers at Atlantic General's Regional Cancer Care Center, see p. 4 Right ...

Care.together - Spring 2017

Table of Contents Beyond these Four Walls Expanding Healthcare to the Home, see p. 4 A Bridge Across the Chesapeake Bringing Specialized Treatment to the Regional Cancer Care Center, see p. 5 On the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic, see p. 6 PET/CT ...

Care.together - Summer 2016

Table of Contents After Bariatric Surgery Rediscovering the Joy of Living. . . p. 4 Commitment to Innovation AGH Wins 2016 Most Wired Hospital. . . p. 14 The New Regional Cancer Care Center Groundbreaking Slated for July 2017. . . . . . . p. 6 ...

Care.together - Spring 2016

Table of Contents Back in the Swing of Things Ocean Pines couple returns to active life after knee replacements. . . p. 3 Improving Price Transparency AGH Provides Up-front Estimates for Health Care Services. . . p. 12 Bringing H.O.P.E. Improving ...


Berlin, Md. – The Atlantic General Hospital Foundation was recently the recipient of a $15,000 gift from the Hal Glick Distinguished Service Award Gala for its commitment to serving the community and its visitors. The Glick Award started in ...

Winter/Spring 2015 Issue

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From the President

I hope you enjoyed reading this issue of Atlantic General Hospital’s On Call publication. In this issue you read about the various clinical programs that we have added or expanded over the past year. Investing in the expansion of our services ...

What is the Appropriate Level of Health Care: Outpatient Observation, Extended Care Recovery or Inpatient Admission?

Hospitals across the country are evaluating the manner in which patients are classified when they receive services in the hospital setting. As a result of changes in our regulatory systems, we are now required to implement a process that clearly ...

AGH Patient wins USA Triathlon Championship after Hip Fracture Repair

When 67-year-old David McNeely was struck by a car and sustained a fractured hip while cycling in Fenwick Island on July 4th weekend in 2009, his first reaction was to get up and attempt to walk his mangled bike the six blocks home. Although he ...

2011 Penguin Swim with Team Welsh

Mary Ann Welsh is the proud mother of five men, but only rarely does she get to see them and their families all at one time. One of those rare occasions was this past New Year’s when they all came together to celebrate the 50th birthday of her ...

Ocean Pines Diabetes Support Group Lends a Shoulder

In 2005, Ellen Lurz relocated with her husband, Ray, to the Pines from Baltimore, a move that many area residents made at one time or another, but one that she was not entirely comfortable with. She had to leave behind the only family she had in ...

The New

Atlantic General Hospital launched its overhauled web site on January 18, a fresh-faced version that offers more health information, articles and videos than before as well as a search feature and a more intuitive structure that makes navigation ...

Fighting Cancer at AGH

Sarah Cooper sits in the infusion chair receiving her round of chemotherapy prep – Aloxi to prevent nausea and a steroid followed by Benadryl – through the tubing connected to the IV port hidden under her clothes. This part of the process ...

Winter/Spring 2010 On Call

Seasonal Affective Disorder | Do more online at | MRI services accredited by the American College of Radiology | Going Live with eCare | and more... Click here to read this issue.