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Richard Witthaus: Fighting Back from Heart Attack
At 48 years old, Richard Witthaus knew that he’d put on some weight but, other than that, he considered himself fairly healthy. He didn’t smoke, enjoyed the vigorous pursuit of bow hunting, worked hard, and enjoyed life. One evening, ...
Intensive Care at FMH: A Beacon of Excellence
Some members of Frederick Memorial Hospital’s award-winning Intensive Care Unit team from L-R: Sarah Sowers, Laura Jackson, Lisa Spencer-Smith, Pat Sprankle, Sue Archer, Leslie Stine, Cheryl Cioffi, and Jennifer Kramer. Frederick Memorial ...
The Ultimate Heart Break
Seven days after giving birth to her daughter Faith, Mary Mitchell and her husband Ryan were having a late dinner at their Ijamsville home. With their older daughter Grace spending the night at a friend’s house, the Mitchells were anticipating ...
Alzheimer's Research Aimed at Early Detection
The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that by 2030 the number of Frederick County residents with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to increase by 48%. According to Cathy Hanson, Program Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association’s ...
5 Tips for Beating the Summer Heat
Ah, childhood summers—where the days never seemed to end and we’d spend them playing outside with our friends from sunup to sundown. Although our parents may have urged us to stay hydrated, chances are we weren’t too concerned about ...
Fight Back Against Alzheimer's Disease
When President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s. Today, nearly 5.4 million people are suffering from the disease. As the disease ...
Making Tough Choices - June 28th Community Event
Join Monocacy Health Partners and Parkview Medical Group for their upcoming community event, Making Tough Choices. This event is focused on making choices related to Palliative Care, Hospice Care, and Advance Directives. Event: Making Tough Choices ...
A Lifetime of Fitness Has Paid Off For Tom and Norma Day
Sixteen years ago, Norma and Tom Day decided it was time to be more active, so they dedicated themselves to working out on a regular basis. Today, Norma is 96 and Tom is 92. They still never miss a workout. Three times a week, they clear their ...
Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metal Makes $10,000 Donation
Check Presentation, featured from left to right: Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health System; J. David Hesse, V.P. Maryland Division, Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metal; Dr. Greg Rausch, Chair, FMH Development Council; and ...
Thank you, Stacy! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner
Congratulations to Stacy, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Stacy’s concern for her patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety, demonstrate her ...
2 Leading Centers, 1 Mission. #endcancer
Recently, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) became the first and only hospital in Maryland to become a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, a national leader in cancer care. We partnered with ...
Thank you, Karen! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner
Congratulations to Karen, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Karen’s concern for her patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety, demonstrate her ...
Help Save a Life During American Stroke Awareness Month
Each year, millions of people are impacted by strokes, whether they or someone close to them has suffered one. Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in America, with someone passing away as a result of a stroke every four minutes and someone ...