AAMC Invests $30 Million in Community Benefits
Six cents of every dollar goes back into the community
AAMC Foundation Awards $75,000 in Support of Nursing
Recipients Recognized at Annual Nursing Celebration Dinner
AAMC Opens Patient-Centered Acute Care Geriatric Unit
Mobility focus will help prevent functional decline in elderly patients
Hospital Employee Honored for 50 Years of Service
(May 1, 2013) This week, as Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) celebrates Hospital Week, one particular employee stands out this year: Annapolitan Peggy Crawford is celebrating a milestone 50 years of service. That’s a half-century of caring. Crawford is a full-time customer service representative on the hospital’s joint and spine inpatient unit where she herself …
AAMC Only Md. Hospital Offering LINX® Device Implant for Heartburn
Only Maryland hospital to offer procedure for acid reflux
Childhood Injury Health Alert: Sliding Board Injuries Preventable
Doctors warn parents not to place a child on their lap while going down a slide.
AAMC’s Medical Surgical Unit Receives Patient Safety Award
Award recognizes innovative patient safety solutions
Health Enterprise Zone in Annapolis Receives State Grant to Provide Care to Underserved
Appoints Family Physician, Health Care Center to Treat Infants, Children and Adults in the Surrounding Community
AAMC Celebrates National Donate Life Month
One organ donor can save the lives of eight people and
enhance the lives of more than 50 through tissue donation
Klock Named Director of Capital Projects
(March 21, 2013) — Luke Klock was recently named director of capital projects at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC). Previously, Klock was a project manager with Gilbane Building Company and worked closely with AAMC in the project management and oversight of the facility’s expansion, the new AAMC/Johns Hopkins medical building in Odenton, the Hackerman-Patz House, …
AAMC First to Offer Online Skill Building Group for Cancer Patients Through LiveSTRONG
Hospital Partners with Pillars4Life and LIVESTRONG Foundation to Help Cancer Patients
Pediatric Surgical Tours Bring Comfort to Patients, Families
Bi-monthly tours important part of surgical preparation for kids
Foundation Gala to benefit Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute
Sponsorship opportunities available for signature event on April 27
Brooke Buckley, MD, Named Medical Director of Acute Care Surgery
Brooke Buckley, MD, FACS, has been appointed as new medical director of the AAMC Acute Care Surgery program, formerly called AAMC Surgical Hospitalists.
Simulation to Advance Innovation and Learning Center Opens
Designed to improve surgical and medical procedures and outcomes for patients
Hackerman-Patz House Now Open
New building will provide a home away from home for patients and families
New Partnership with City, Annapolis Housing Authority
Awarded one of 5 statewide Health Enterprise Zone grants
The Flu:Taking Care of You and Your Family
The 2012-2013 flu season is here, which should come to no surprise to any of us who have listened to the news, taken care of sick patients or family members, or have been sick yourself. The spread of influenza is high as expected this time of year, and the virus itself is not any more …
AAMC Collaborative Care Network selected as one of 106 new Accountable Care Organizations in Medicare
More Doctors, Hospitals Partner to Coordinate Care for People with Medicare. Providers Form 106 New Accountable Care Organizations
Chris Crabbs Joins Anne Arundel Medical Center as Manager of Health Promotion
January 3, 2013- Christine Crabbs is now the manager of Health Promotion for Anne Arundel Medical Center. In her new role, she will work closely with community leaders to promote community health and will also provide leadership for the askAAMC nurse advice line. In her prior position, Crabbs served as executive director of the Hospice …
New Year, New Agreement for Johns Hopkins Medicine, Anne Arundel Medical Center
Strategic alliance means widespread benefits for patients in the region
Press Ganey Award for Quality, Patient Satisfaction
Award recognizes efforts to improve the quality and safety of patient care
AAMC’s Chief Nursing Officer Named President of Maryland Organization of Nurse Executives
Perkins will provide advocacy and policy leadership to the organization
Area Surgeon Igor Belyansky, M.D., Joins Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Surgical Specialists Practice
Specializes in abdominal wall reconstruction and complex hernia repair
Echocardiogram Unit Earns Accreditation
Expertise of Technicians Recognized
Elite Distinction as a 2012 Leapfrog Top Hospital
Only two other hospitals in Maryland have the distinction of being a Top Hospital
Nurse Receives Environmental Health Leadership Award
Wallace is one of two nurses in the state to hold a sustainability position in a hospital
Silver Medal Honor for Organ Donation Efforts
AAMC given award by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for achieving and sustaining national goals for organ donation.
Recognized as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite
AAMC recognized by the American Heart Association for implementing programs to help employees eat better and move more.
Dashing through the Show November 16
AAMC and the Annapolis Striders will host their annual 5K fun run, Dashing Through the Show. The 3.1-mile race will be held Friday, November 16 at 6:15pm
Anne Arundel Health System Welcomes New Board Members
The Anne Arundel Health System (AAHS) Board of Trustees has named new officers and three new members for the upcoming year.
AAMC Rewarded with $118K in Incentives from the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program®
Newly Installed Energy Efficient Chillers Help Reduce Waste
Project SEARCH Interns
Program provides opportunities for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Second quad delivery for the hospital. Continue reading to see a photo.
AAMC Foundation Names New Officers, Board Members for 2012-2013
The Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Foundation Board of Directors has named new officers and five new members for the upcoming year.
November docsTALK to cover Acid Reflux, Digestive Issues
On November 15 at 6pm, Anne Arundel Medical Center’s monthly health and wellness series, AAMC docsTALK, will cover acid reflux and digestive health disorders.
Hurricane Sandy Update:THANKS
AAMC is fully operational. A sincere thanks to our staff who came to work over the last two days ready and willing to do the very important job of caring for patients and each other. Our community is fortunate to have you to depend on for care.
Area Surgeon Kevin L. Stitely, M.D., Partners with Anne Arundel Medical Center
Expanding Eastern Shore’s Access to High Quality, Comprehensive Surgical Services
Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Annual Lights on the Bay to Open November 17
Anne Arundel Medical Center’s annual holiday light show, Lights on the Bay, will open to the public on Saturday, November 17 and run through Tuesday, January 1, 2013.
AAMC Providing Psychiatric Consultation Services
Anne Arundel Medical Center is now providing full-time, in-house psychiatric consultation for the adult and pediatric emergency rooms as well as inpatient units.
Meisenberg Chair for Quality Improvement and Healthcare Systems Research
Barry R. Meisenberg, M.D., FACP, has accepted a new leadership position as Chair for Quality Improvement and Healthcare Systems Research for Anne Arundel Health System (AAHS).
Anne Arundel Medical Center Kicks Off AAMC docsTALK Health Series
Presenting Weight No More: Solutions for a Lighter You
Anne Arundel Medical Center Recognized for Chest Pain Response
This rapid diagnosis and treatment of patients with chest pain due to heart disease is one of the reasons AAMC is one of only nine hospitals in the state to receive Chest Pain Center Accreditation with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
An Update About the Meningitis Outbreak
Anne Arundel Medical Center’s pharmacy does not stock methylprednisolone acetate from NECC.
Accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety.
Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging Unveils Latest MRI Technology
3T MRI Provides Better Images, Potential Earlier Detection of Disease
Pathways Celebrating 20th Anniversary
Pathways Alcohol and 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 alcohol and/or drug addiction.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Now Offered
Therapy improves wound healing for patients.
AAMC Concussion Program Opens for Students and Young Athletes
Multidisciplinary Group Diagnoses and Treats Concussions in Minors
AAMC Opens Multi-Disciplinary Surgical Clinic
Baseball Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson joined internationally renowned surgeon Adrian Park, M.D., to cut the ribbon at the opening of a multi-disciplinary surgical clinic at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) on Monday. Dr. Park is the new chairman of AAMC’s Department of Surgery.