Eisemann, Feather are Health Care Heroes

EASTON — UM Shore Regional Health Respiratory Therapy team members Director Steve Eisemann and Manager Lyndsey Feather were recognized with other members of their department as Health Care Heroes last week for their success in adapting telemedicine to the respiratory care of COVID-19 patients. Eisemann and Feather were acutely aware of the need to preserve […]

Peninsula Wound & Hyperbaric Center awarded

SALISBURY — Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) physicians, leaders and clinicians were again honored recently with the Center of Distinction Award, which was presented to Peninsula Wound & Hyperbaric Center by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher […]

Nursing Team gives back with a food drive

CAMBRIDGE — The University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Nursing team organized a food drive this month to help children, seniors and all those suffering from the economic impact of Covid-19. The drive was planned as a response to the generous outpouring of community support during the pandemic, and especially during Health Care Heroes Week, […]

New medical facility is under construction in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Construction of the “University of Maryland Shore Medical Campus at Cambridge” has begun on 9.23 acres in the Cambridge Marketplace on Ocean Gateway and Woods Road.According to UM Shore Regional Health, the campus will house an 82,000 square-foot, two story building. The “Medical Center” located on the first floor will include: • 24/7/365 […]

Nurse Excellence Award winners announced

EASTON — Each May, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recognizes excellence in nursing at a formal awards ceremony held at the Todd Performing Arts at Chesapeake College. This year, due to COVID-19, the six awards were presented via an online event celebrating the 32 nominees for the individual awards, three nominees for the unit […]

Navigating COVID-19 on the Telemetry Unit

EASTON — In celebration of May as Health Care Heroes Month, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is telling the inspiring stories of dedicated team members. Two of those team members serving on the telemetry unit at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton have been on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, but, at […]

Connecting patients, families during crisis

EASTON — Following the emergence of COVID-19 in Maryland, the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) enacted a Strict Patient Safety Policy at all 13 System hospitals, including UM Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton, on March 20. Hospitals and their health care providers are now faced with a unique challenge most had […]

Advanced medical tents being set up

CAMBRIDGE — Advanced medical tents will replace the triage tents that had been installed earlier this month at UM Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton, hospital officials announced on Thursday. Provided to hospitals across the state by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), the new advanced […]

Shore Health workers appreciated by many

CAMBRIDGE — UM Shore Regional Health has enjoyed a generous outpouring of community support for frontline team members working at UM Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton, and at UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown. “We greatly appreciate the generosity that has been shown to our employees and the outpouring of support throughout […]

Hands and Hearts for neighbors

CAMBRIDGE – Dorchester County student Becca Brault, a 4-H club member, spent last weekend sewing more than 50 masks with her mother Christina. The cloth protective gear is being donated to local health care providers to supplement their supply as they work to treat victims of COVID-19. Ms. Brault wrote online that the project exemplifies […]

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