New hypertension guidelines: One size fits most?

by jmiller on April 10, 2015

“The report of the panel appointed to the eight Joing National Committee on prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC8) is more evidence-based and focused than its predecessors, outlining a management strategy that is simpler and, in … learn more

Should patients stop taking aspirin for primary prevention?

by jmiller on April 10, 2015

“Based on the current available evidence, the US Food and Drug Administration recently issued a Consumer Update that does not support aspirin for primary prevention and warns patients about the risk of serious bleeding complications.  Moreover, current guidelines and consensus learn more

Celebrating National Doctor’s Day on March 30

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

On Monday, March 30, Anne Arundel Medical Center is celebrating National Doctor’s Day as a way to say “thank you” to our doctors. At Anne Arundel Medical Center, we are proud to have you as valued members of the medical … learn more

Tickets available for “Denim & Diamonds Bash” Clatanoff fundraiser

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

In an effort to keep things fresh, and offer a variety of fundraising activities that appeal to many different people, we have changed the AAMC Gala to an every-other-year event, making the next Gala the 50th Anniversary Gala in … learn more

AAMC files Certificate of Need application for cardiac surgery

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

AAMC has filed a Certificate of Need (CON) application with the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) to bring cardiac surgery to AAMC.

Our proposed cardiac surgery program is in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM).  Building on our eight-year relationship … learn more

Clatanoff Pavilion refresh update

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015
As you know, the Clatanoff Pavilion, where our women’s andchildren’s services are located, hasbeen undergoing a refresh.Construction began in July 2014 and will continue through the
fall of this year.
To date, we have:
  • Refreshed 24 labor and delivery rooms
  • learn more

Society of Gynecologic Oncology statement on risk assessment for inherited gynecologic cancer predispositions

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

Women with germline mutations in the cancer susceptibility genes, BRCA1 or BRCA2, associated with Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome, have up to an 85% lifetime risk of breast cancer and up to a 46% lifetime risk of ovarian, tubal … learn more

Screening for Vitamin D deficiency in adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

The USPSTF concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to asssess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for Vitamin D deficiency in asymptomatic adults. (Ann Intern Med, Jan)  Click here to read full text.… learn more

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