Nominate a nurse, tech, secretary, or escort for a 2015 Excellence Award

by Medical Staff Office on February 2, 2015

Excellence award nominations are now being accepted for Nursing Excellence, Tech Excellence, Patient Care Secretary/Customer Service Representative of the Year, and Clinical Escort of the Year. Nominate here. The deadline is February 13.… learn more

We’ve got heart@AAMC

by Medical Staff Office on February 2, 2015

Along with activities and events around AAMC and in the community recognizing Heart Month, in February you will also begin to see advertising promoting AAMC’s new online “heart health profiler.” This free tool allows community members to learn their “heart … learn more

Doctor who?

by Medical Staff Office on February 2, 2015

Doctors Day is March 30 and AAMC is planning some special things to recognize our medical staff, including a fun trivia game for staff. Help us out: Provide a fun, interesting or little-known fact about yourself. Then, the information will … learn more

London named hospitalist of the year

by Medical Staff Office on February 2, 2015

MDICS is very proud to announce that Kelly London, PA-C, a veteran member of the MDICS hospitalist team at AAMC, has been named as the Society of Hospital Medicine Maryland Chapter’s first-ever Non-Physician Hospitalist of the Year. Kelly was … learn more

New medical staff members

by Medical Staff Office on January 29, 2015

Please welcome the following physicians who have joined AAMC as medical staff members in the last few months:

  • Cara Abbondandolo, P.A.-C, Physicians Inpatient Care Specialists, LLC
  • Colleen Abell, C.R.N.P., AAMC FastCare at Bowie
  • Tabassum Ahmad, M.D., Virtual Radiologic Professionals
  • Delroy
  • learn more

Wanted: Your scholarly activities

by Medical Staff Office on January 29, 2015

For a period covering the past few years, we have begun to  compile a compendium of scholarly activities carried out by our medical staff. These activities include:

- peer-reviewed grants
- peer-reviewed publications and abstracts
- posters and presentations
- … learn more

The rise of the medical scribe industry: implications for the advancement of electronic health record

by jmiller on January 16, 2015

Use of medical scribes – unlicensed individuals hired to enter information into the EHR under clinician supervision – has increased substantially.  This article addresses the risks engendered by the rise of a medical scribe industry and its potential for becoming … learn more

Long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery: A National Institutes of Health symposium

by jmiller on January 16, 2015

This article and invited commentary (JAMA Surgery, Dec) concludes: “high-quality evidence shows that bariatric surgical procedures result in greater weight loss than nonsurgical treatments and are more effective at inducing initial type 2 diabetes mellitus remission in obese patients.”  Click learn more

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