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Good Samaritan of the Year-Call for Nominations
Every year, Frederick Memorial Hospital honors a local individual as its Good Samaritan of the Year. Now in its 28 th year, this prestigious award recognizes deserving individuals not only for their generosity to FMH, but also for their selfless ...
Over 50? Here's What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer
This year, the American Cancer Society estimates 97,220 new cases of colon cancer and 43,030 new cases of rectal cancer. Overall, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is about 1 in 22 (4.49%) for men and 1 in 24 (4.15%) for women. ...
Winning the Weight Loss Battle
Matt Burns is no stranger to diets. “I’ve battled weight my whole life,” he said. Over the course of his 51 years, he admits he has tried many diets. Matt was successfully with a few of those diets, but as he aged and his lifestyle ...
Thank you, Teresa! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.
Congratulations to Teresa, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Teresa’s concern for patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety, demonstrate a ...
Have You Had the Conversation?
Hospice of Frederick County’s Executive Director Carlos Graveran (left) and Medical Director Dr. Mary McDonald (right) welcomed nationally recognized patient rights advocate Dr. Angelo Volandes to Frederick for a special presentation on ...
Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor's Visit
Studies show that patients who spend as little as 10 minutes organizing their thoughts before their doctor’s appointments leave those appointments feeling more informed and more satisfied with their care. Another study reports that patients who ...
Admission or Observation? What's the Difference?
It has been estimated that doctors can spend upwards of two-thirds of their time on paperwork. In the case of Dr. Jim Trumble, Medical Director of Physician Utilization for Frederick Memorial Hospital, that is often time well spent in support of his ...
Leach Wallace Joins FMH Corporate Honor Roll
Featured from left to right: Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health System; Robin Rose, Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Rob Banas, President, Leach Wallace; and Dr. P. Gregory ...
10 Reasons You Should Have a Primary Care Provider
You’re young, busy, and in good health. That’s great, but it probably means that if you don’t already have a primary care provider, selecting one isn’t at the top of your to-do list. Maybe you’re in your 40s or 50s, and ...