CareFirst gives $400K to regional providers

CAMBRIDGE – CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield presented three Eastern Shore organizations with grants totaling more than $400,000 on Monday. The funds are aimed at improving access to health care for uninsured or underinsured patients, some of whom suffer from substance abuse disorders. The ceremony took place at the Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center (ESAHEC). Director […]

Diabetes education and support offered free

CAMBRIDGE — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health will offer a three-session class, Diabetes and You, on Tuesdays, Jan. 15, 22 and 29, at UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. Taught by diabetes nurse educator Wynne Aroom, the class is free and open to the public. It provides medical information and strategies enabling patients to […]

UM Memorial Hospital Foundation holds annual event

EASTON — Appreciation was the theme of evening on Nov. 29, at Talbot Country Club, as University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted its annual event for donors. Gathered for the occasion were donors and friends who supported various fundraising drives and events during the past year to benefit programs and services of UM Shore […]

Amanda Hahn joins UM CMG surgical care

EASTON – University of Maryland Community Medical Group (UM CMG), announces the addition of Easton-based surgeon Amanda S. Hahn, MD. Dr. Hahn’s subspecialties include general surgery and wound care. She is seeing patients at 500 Cadmus Lane in Easton, Suite 205. Patients may make an appointment with Dr. Hahn by calling 410-822-4553. UM CMG is […]

UM Shore Regional Health presents annual awards

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recently honored a total of 256 team members as Service Award recipients at two events at The Milestone in Easton: a Service Awards Luncheon on Oct. 11 honoring those celebrating 10 or 15 years of employment with the regional health care network, and a Service Awards Dinner […]

Outpatient Palliative Care Program launched

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Palliative Care Program provides support to individuals living with chronic, life-limiting illnesses by helping them to manage complex pain and other symptoms, maintain their functional status for as long as possible and enhance their quality of life. Offered since 2014 to patients in University of Maryland Shore […]

American Trauma Society presents award to PRMC

SALISBURY — The American Trauma Society (ATS), Maryland Division, recently presented their Distinguished Service Award for 2018 to Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s (PRMC) Trauma Services for their work in injury prevention and dedication to Maryland’s Trauma and EMS system. The Trauma Services team at PRMC was recognized for their Stop the Bleed initiative — a […]

Health professionals train for geriatric assessment

SALISBURY — On Oct. 9, the Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center (ESAHEC) partnered with HealthSouth Chesapeake Rehabilitation Hospital in Salisbury, to host a Geriatric Assessment Interdisciplinary Team (GAIT) Training. The main goals of the GAIT program are to improve students’ knowledge and attitudes regarding older adults and the field of geriatrics, emphasize the value […]

Coastal Hospice hosts event at new Stansell House

BERLIN — Coastal Hospice invites the public to celebrate Giving Tuesday and to show their support of the project with a first look at the new Macky and Pam Stansell House of Coastal Hospice at the Ocean. Construction of the Stansell House is near completion and is expected to open to patients in early 2019. […]

UM Diabetes Center to mark 10th Anniversary

EASTON — The University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology will celebrate its 10th year of service as part of UM Shore Regional Health with an open house on Nov. 16, 1:30 to 3:30 pm., in the Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. The anniversary celebration will provide […]