AAMC News Releases

Groves Joins Premier OB-GYN in Odenton and Bowie

(August 27, 2014)—Obstetrician-gynecologist Melissa Groves, MD, has joined Anne Arundel Medical Group Premier OB-GYN, a practice associated with Anne Arundel Medical Center. Dr. Groves joins Premier OB-GYN after having recently completed an OB-GYN residency program at The George Washington University, where she also attended medical school. Her interests include normal and high risk obstetrics, contraception, …

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Parmer Joins Pasadena Primary Care

(August 15, 2014)—Family physician Lauren Parmer, DO, has joined Anne Arundel Medical Group Pasadena Primary Care, a practice associated with Anne Arundel Medical Center. Dr. Parmer joins Pasadena Primary Care having recently completed a family medicine residency program at St. Luke’s Warren Hospital where she was named co-chief resident and Intern of the Year. She …

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Jim York, MD Joins Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Center

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(August 7, 2014)—Orthopaedic surgeon James J. York, MD, has joined The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, a practice associated with Anne Arundel Medical Center. Dr. York joins The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center after 26 years with Chesapeake Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine in Glen Burnie. He specializes in reconstructive shoulder, knee, total joint, and cartilage …

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AAMC Among “Most Wired” Hospitals Nationwide

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Most wired hospitals connect providers and patients

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Named Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Center of Excellence

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July 2, 2014—Earning the designation as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery (COEMIGS) requires hospitals and doctors to demonstrate a shared commitment and ability to deliver the safest, highest quality, evidenced-based care consistently. Anne Arundel Medical Center is the second medical center in Maryland to be named a Center of Excellence in …

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Hospital Honored for Eliminating Restrictive Visiting Policies

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Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care recognizes AAMC for excellence in engaging patients and families as partners in care

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AAMC Takes Lead Implementing Tobacco-Free Hiring Policy

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Revised policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes at all AAMC facilities

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Pathways Receives Substance Abuse Care Award

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(June 16, 2014)—Pathways, an affiliate of Anne Arundel Medical Center, earned national recognition for delivering highly effective, cost-effective inpatient substance abuse care. The Platinum award designation by Optum, formerly known as United Behavioral Health, bases its honor on clinical data such as such as readmission rates and the average length of inpatient stays collected throughout …

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AAMG Primary Care Open in Pasadena

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(June 6, 2014)—Anne Arundel Medical Group recently opened a new primary care office in Pasadena, Maryland. Led by Stephen Hansman, MD, Pasadena Primary Care will provide quality patient care for the entire family including routine check-ups, consultation for illnesses and lifestyle coaching. Dr. Hansman is a board-certified family physician and a native Marylander. He most …

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Walk-in Clinic Opens in Bowie GiantFood

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In-Store Clinic Now Open in Bowie

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Hospital’s Farmer’s Market Open, Fridays

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Season will include cooking demos and crop-of-the-week

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Dr. Patel Selected as Outstanding Physician of the Year

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(May 28, 2014)—Pulmonary intensivist Kanak Patel, MD, was recently chosen as Outstanding Physician of the Year at Anne Arundel Medical Center(AAMC)—an honor bestowed by the hospital’s nurses. Dr. Patel was the top vote-getter out of 1,000 cast by AAMC nurses, who were asked to nominate a doctor considered a role model and who demonstrates extraordinary …

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Employees Celebrate 40 Years at AAMC

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(May 8, 2014)—The year was 1973: President Nixon announced his resignation following the Watergate scandal, liposuction was invented and a gallon of gas cost $0.55. And Doris Diggs of Annapolis and Mike Murnane of Arnold, began their careers at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC). Diggs and Murnane were recently honored at AAMC’s Employee Recognition Dinner. …

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Auxiliary Honored for Dedication, Service

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Annapolitan Ida Marshall Recognized for 41 years of volunteer work

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AAMC Can Help with Medicaid Enrollment

AAMC Providing Medicaid Enrollment Assistance

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Weight Loss & Metabolic Surgery Program Receives National Accreditation

Weight loss surgery improves diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure

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Hospital Again Recognized by AHA as Fit-friendly Worksite

Incentive health programs decrease expenses, increase overall health of AAMC employees

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AAMC Oncology and Hematology Recognized by Prestigious Oncology Organization

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AAMC Oncology and Hematology is one of six practices in MD to receive the certification since 2006

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Join Us Wednesday Feb. 12 for Heart Health Talk

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Part of the Energize at Westfield Health monthly education programs

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Youth Coaches Free Dinner Seminar: Returning Athletes to Play After an Injury

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Learn how to better prevent sports injuries, including concussions and knee injuries

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Brady Joins Anne Arundel Medical Center Cardiology Staff

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Dr. Brady is board-certified in cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology.

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Free February Heart-Healthy Events

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Cardiovascular disease mortality in Anne Arundel County higher than state, national average

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Anne Arundel Medical Center to Acquire Johns Hopkins Community Physicians and Urgent Care on Kent Island

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Practices will strengthen further Anne Arundel Medical Center’s primary care network

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Kilical Joins Anne Arundel Medical Group

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Cardiac electrophysiologist, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Welcomes New Board Members

Three new members for 2014

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Winter Conditions Increase Trips to the Pediatric Emergency Room

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Five tips from the pediatric emergency team to keeps kids safe this winter

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Young Adult Cardiac Support Group to Host National Speaker

Heart disease knows no age–learn how to become empowered by a life changing event.

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New Year, New You!

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Start the New Year right with these classes

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Oh, GERD! How to Avoid Gastric Reflux During the Holidays

GERD Awareness Week November 24-30

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Palliative Care: Top 5 Things to Know

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Palliative care is a treatment to help survive a disease

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State and Local Leaders Herald Opening of AAMC Community Health Clinic

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Ribbon-cutting Extols Best of Healthcare Reform

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Free Flu Shots at Westfield Annapolis on Nov. 20

Energize Wellness Program to Inspire Healthy Living

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Pillow Talk: Secrets of Sound Sleep November 14

Learn how to improve sleep habits and wake-up feeling refreshed and rested.

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What Your Mother Never Told You: Learn about Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic disorders impact approximately one in three women at some point during their lives

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Get Happy with Puppies, Live Music & Laughter Yoga at docsTALK Oct. 24

docsTALK special program to cover happiness

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AAMC Wellness Movement Expands To Westfield Annapolis

The hospital is launching a new indoor wellness program in partnership with Westfield Annapolis

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AAMC Providing Assistance with Health Insurance Exchange

Community members may come to AAMC for help understanding their options and enroll in health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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AAMC, Johns Hopkins Hosting Odenton Family Wellness Day Oct. 12

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Event takes place Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11am-2pm at the Odenton Medical Pavilion, 1106 Annapolis Road, Odenton

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Three AAMC Doctors Among First Nationally Certified in Female Pelvic Medicine And Reconstructive Surgery

This achievement focuses on the surgical and non-surgical treatment of pelvic floor disorders

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Named Among Top 50 Greenest Hospitals in the US

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One of two Maryland hospitals given award by Becker’s Hospital Review

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Are E-cigarettes a Good Way to Quit Smoking?

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Avedis Meneshian, MD, a thoracic surgeon at AAMC, does not endorse e-cigarettes as a way to stop smoking

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Mayo Clinic Diet Workshop at AAMC – Starts September 10

No food group is completely off-limits—participants will develop a pattern of healthy eating for life.

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Adds Surgical Oncologist

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Dr. Newman has a special interest in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.

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FDA medical product recall: AAMC not affected

Anne Arundel Medical Center has never purchased products from this company.

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Hoover Joins Anne Arundel Medical Center

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Expertise in joint replacement surgery and total hip arthroplasty.

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New Recommendation for Annual Lung Screenings of Longtime Smokers

AAMC Supports Recommendation

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Maryland Hospitals Rank Among the Top in US for Surgery

Find out how Maryland hospitals fared in rankings for surgery

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Edgewater, Md. Couple Makes Historic Commitment to Anne Arundel Medical Center

Unprecedented donation to advance patient care, education and innovation

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Five Simple Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

Emergency room sees spike in heat-related illnesses

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