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09.16.2016
Grocery Store Tour

On September 1 st, 2016, the Center for Diabetes and Nutrition hosted their first grocery store tour at the Kingsbrook Crossing Giant located on New Design Road. This event was offered as part of the Center’s free diabetes support group, which ...

08.19.2016
The Art of Yoga - Forward Fold

Forward Fold is a traditional pose that helps to stretch the hamstrings (back of the legs), lower back, and releases tension from the upper back and neck. The traditional way to practice this pose is to stand, grounding both feet into the earth, and ...

08.19.2016
The Art of Yoga - Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog is a traditional posture practiced in most, if not all, yoga classes. The theory of this posture is to create an “A” shape with your body; rooting the hands and feet into the ground, while shifting your hips up and ...

08.19.2016
The Art of Yoga - Tree Pose

Tree pose is a traditional balancing pose that is one of the first poses people think of when it comes to yoga. It helps to strengthen your leg muscles and your core as it utilizes your stabilizing muscles in order to maintain balance. This pose was ...

08.18.2016
The Art of Yoga - Pigeon Pose

To reap the amazing and vast benefits of yoga, you don’t have to twist yourself into a pretzel or stand on your head. The art of yoga is a practice, and it is truly what you make it. Allow yoga to essentially meet you where you are in life. ...

07.25.2016
New Level of Care for the Tiniest Patients at Frederick Memorial Hospital

Since 1998, FMH has partnered with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to provide care to premature and critically ill infants through our Billy Miller Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Recently, our program earned accreditation as a Level ...

07.23.2016
Building Bridges to Better Health

Bridges is an outreach program of Frederick Regional Health System that builds collaborative partnerships with Frederick County’s faith-based, cultural, social, senior, and service organizations. The goal is to provide these groups with current ...

07.22.2016
Creating a Game Plan - Multidisciplinary Rounding

To help ensure that an individual’s care is well coordinated while a patient at Frederick Memorial Hospital, the hospital has started a process called “multidisciplinary rounding.” At a prescribed time, everyone involved in the care ...

07.21.2016
Preventing Tragedy - Heatstroke Related Deaths

The school year has ended, vacation and summer camp plans are in full swing, and your normal routine is probably being thrown for a loop. That can only mean one thing; summer has officially arrived in Frederick County. Rising temperatures and more ...

07.19.2016
Reducing Readmission Rates

Patients with heart failure need to do very specific things to keep their conditions under control. They also need to learn how to recognize particular signs and symptoms that indicate that a flare-up is imminent, and get attention as soon as ...

07.18.2016
Breaking Down Barriers to Care: The Social Worker's Role

Regardless of how well they are managed, complex medical conditions such as congestive heart failure, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease occasionally flare up-- landing many in the hospital for intensive treatment. Once symptoms are ...

07.17.2016
Bedside Shift Report: Providing Interactive Care

The U.S. healthcare system is grappling with big issues these days. Driven by a three-part goal defined as the “triple aim,” every American hospital is committed to improving the health of the population they serve, enhancing the patient ...

07.16.2016
The Hospital Emergency Response Team (H.E.R.T) - Always on Stand-by

How well a community responds when disaster strikes depends heavily on how well it has prepared in advance. That’s why Frederick Regional Health System created H.E.R.T., the Hospital Emergency Response Team. The Hospital Emergency Response Team ...

07.15.2016
Quinn Strong

Ryann and Paul Musser’s daughter Quinn Marie was born on October 20, 2015 more than three months ahead of schedule. She weighed less than one pound, and measured just eight inches from the top of her head to the tips of her tiny little toes. ...

07.13.2016
Oncology Care Consultants now seeing patients in Mt. Airy Health and Wellness Pavilion

After offering expert cancer care services for the past year in Mt. Airy, Dr. Patrick Mansky welcomes new patients with cancer or blood disorders to the new office located in the Mt. Airy Health and Wellness Pavilion. Additional services include ...

06.23.2016
Angel's Story - FMH NICU Graduate

Angel Baron and her 13-year-old brother Kaden, who also received care in the FMH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, attended the program’s annual reunion in May. Pictured with their mother Paul Kifer. Nearly 2,700 babies are born every year in ...

06.08.2016
Prostate Cancer - Understanding Your Risk

Prostate cancer is considered one of the most common forms of cancer among men; but to more than 2 million men in the United States who count themselves as prostate cancer survivors, their cancer diagnosis and treatment feels anything but common. ...

05.31.2016
Oncology Service Line On the Move

Artist Renderings of James M. Stockman Cancer Institute The past couple of months have been eventful for our health system’s cancer program. On March 16 th, we broke ground for the new FRHS James M. Stockman Cancer Institute. Slated for ...

05.23.2016
National Cancer Survivors Day 2016

Join the FMH Regional Cancer Therapy Center on Sunday June 5, 2016 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day 2016. Enjoy lunch, fellowship, and an afternoon of wellness at FMH Crestwood, 7211 Bank Court, Frederick (Enter ...

05.12.2016
Ava's T21 Foundation Donation to FMH BirthPlace

After the birth of their daughter Ava, who was diagnosed with Down Syndrome upon delivery, Maggie and her husband Matt were inspired to provide comfort and support to new parents experiencing the same diagnosis. “Our daughter has been an ...

05.09.2016
FRHS Cancer Program Becomes a Certified Member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®

Frederick Regional Health System announced today that it is the first and only hospital system in Maryland to become a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center. FRHS is the 14th system in the U.S. to ...

04.21.2016
Ask An Expert Senior Expo - 2016

May is Older Adults Month! To recognize our seniors and caregivers/family members, FMH Home Health will present our second annual Ask an Expert Senior Expo. All attendees will be able to speak with our experts and ask individual questions, attend our ...

04.07.2016
Get To Know the FMH Auxiliary

FMH Auxiliary Board of Directors Auxiliary Members – 1953 Members of the FMH Auxiliary have been bringing warmth, comfort, and hospitality to the patients, visitors, and staff of Frederick Memorial Hospital since September of 1952. Originally ...

04.06.2016
A Life Reinvented

Sue Marshall has lost more than 80 pounds with the help of FMH weight loss programs and her dog, Jasper. Sue and Jasper walk daily, compete regularly in agility trials, and have hiked the entire Maryland leg of the Appalachian Trail. photo credit: ...

04.06.2016
Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

Chris turned to the New Direction™ program at the FMH Center for Diabetes and Nutrition Services to help him with his weight loss. Chris DeGrange weighed more than 500 pounds when he started New Direction at FMH. With additional support from ...

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