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 […]

Neighbors share ideas, support during crisis

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: […]

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 […]

April 9 Message Wall: Sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner will continue to post updated lists of announcements through the week. […]

Shore Health preps tents at emergency entrances

EASTON — The tents installed outside UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown and the emergency departments at UM Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton may soon be in use for patient assessment, Dr. Walter Atha, regional director, Emergency Medicine for UM Shore Regional Health announced on Thursday. According to Dr. Atha, depending on […]

UMMS: All take part in coronavirus battle

BALTIMORE — University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) leaders shared words of warning, gratitude and encouragement in a live webinar on April 1, as they addressed their organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the main points of the talk, presented by President/CEO Dr. Mohan Suntha and Incident Commander Dr. David Marcozzi, were plans for […]