Doctor’s Advice on Thanksgiving Day Eating – Slow Down


More than two weeks of GERD symptoms while taking over-the-counter treatments means you should consult a physician

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20th Annual Lights on the Bay


Opens Saturday, November 22 through Thursday, January 1, 2015

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AAMC Recognized for Having One of Nation’s Best Practices in Patient and Family Engagement


Recognition for integrating patients and families as a routine part of health care

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Dr. Fry Joins Annapolis Primary Care


(October 31, 2014)—Family physician Timothy Fry, DO, has joined Anne Arundel Medical Group Annapolis Primary Care, a practice associated with Anne Arundel Medical Center. Dr. Fry joins Annapolis Primary Care after practicing several years in Edgewater, Md. He received his medical degree from Western University of Health Science and completed his residency at Mercy Hospital …

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AAMC’s Cancer Center 1 of 6 Nationwide to Receive Award


Association of Community Cancer Centers Honors AAMC’s Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute for Its Symptom Management Clinic

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Mayzel Joins Bay Area Midwifery in Annapolis


Her interests include obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive health, and newborn care.

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Ebola Preparedness Update (Oct. 21, 2014)


A multidisciplinary work group has been tasked with Ebola preparations and training efforts.

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Paul King, MD Joins Anne Arundel Medical Group


Specializes in the treatment of disorders of the hip and knee, including joint replacement and reconstruction

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AAMC Opens Mental Health Clinic


Hospital works to establish this resource in response to community health needs assessment

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Reineck Joins Anne Arundel Medical Center Cardiology Staff


Interventional cardiologist with AAMG Cardiology Specialists

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Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Nursing Excellence Recognized with Prestigious Magnet® Recognition


Recognition is a reflection of patient- and family-centered care, nursing professionalism and teamwork

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AAMC Receives 2014 Quality Improvement Award


Hospital recognized for commitment to excellence and to improving the quality of care for patients

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Agrawal Joins Largo Primary Care


(September 12, 2014)—Family physician Meetu Agrawal, MD, has joined Anne Arundel Medical Group Largo Primary Care, a practice associated with Anne Arundel Medical Center. Dr. Agrawal joins Largo Family Care having recently completed an internal medicine residency program at St. Agnes Hospital. Dr. Agrawal is practicing with AAMG Largo Primary Care located at 1450 Mercantile Lane, …

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Surgeon Kevin Stitely Expands with New Office in the AAMC Kent Island Pavilion


(September 2, 2014)—Kevin Stitely, MD, a surgeon with Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Surgical Specialists, has opened an additional office on Kent Island at 1630 Main Street in Chester, and is seeing patients there on Fridays. He also sees patients in his Easton office, and at the surgical group’s overall practice based at Anne Arundel Medical …

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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


(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


Most wired hospitals connect providers and patients

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


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


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


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


(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


(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


In-Store Clinic Now Open in Bowie

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Dr. Patel Selected as Outstanding Physician of the Year


(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


(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


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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Urgent Care on Kent Island becomes part of AAMC


The same physicians and care providers are providing care at the facility

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AAMC Oncology and Hematology Recognized by Prestigious Oncology Organization


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


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


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

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Brady Joins Anne Arundel Medical Center Cardiology Staff


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

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Free February Heart-Healthy Events


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


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

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Choosing Wisely


Are test and procedures necessary or sometimes do they cause more harm

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Kilical Joins Anne Arundel Medical Group


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


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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Enter the “Guess the New Year’s Baby” Contest


Will it be a boy or girl?

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New Year, New You!


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


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


Ribbon-cutting Extols Best of Healthcare Reform

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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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