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06.26.2017
RRT-QC Nurses: Expert Clinical Collaborators and Quality Champions

Rapid Response-Quality Champion (RRT-QC) nurses are expert critical care nurses who serve all of Frederick Memorial Hospital in two distinct areas: responding to clinical emergencies and assuring compliance with quality measures. Rapid Response ...

06.23.2017
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, ...

06.22.2017
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 ...

06.21.2017
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 ...

06.17.2017
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 ...

06.13.2017
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 ...

06.13.2017
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 ...

06.12.2017
Celebrate Men's Health Week By Being More Proactive About Your Health

According to a report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Center for Health Statistics, men are half as likely as women to go to the doctor over a two-year period. Men are ...

06.12.2017
Gilbane Building Co. Donates $40,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Check Presentation, featured from left to right: Robin Rose, V.P. & Chief Development Officer, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Paul Choquette III, Senior V.P., Gilbane Building Company; Gary Orton, V.P., Director of Healthcare Mid Atlantic, Gilbane ...

06.06.2017
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 ...

06.06.2017
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 ...

06.06.2017
Frederick Regional Health System to Sponsor 5K Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

Join FRHS and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s Frederick Chapter for the 4th Annual Fundraising Event On Saturday, June 17, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) will sponsor the 4th Annual Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer, ...

06.01.2017
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 ...

06.01.2017
Werres Corporation donates Custom Pallet Truck to Frederick Memorial Hospital on behalf of Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund

Pictured: [Left to Right] Keith Burlingame, President, Werres Corporation; Curtis Jones, Receiving Clerk, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Patty Hurwitz, Co-Founder, Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund; and Robin Rose, V.P. & Chief Development Officer, ...

05.31.2017
Thank You, Vickie! - Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner

Congratulations to Vickie, a recipient of our Patient & Family Centered Care Award! This award is an opportunity for our patients and their families to honor a staff member of Frederick Memorial Hospital who displays dedication and commitment to ...

05.31.2017
Thank You, Tammy! - Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner

Congratulations to Tammy, a recipient of our Patient & Family Centered Care Award! This award is an opportunity for our patients and their families to honor a staff member of Frederick Memorial Hospital who displays dedication and commitment to ...

05.31.2017
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 ...

05.30.2017
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 ...

05.25.2017
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 ...

05.25.2017
Improve Your Health In Minutes By Supporting World No Tobacco Day

When people think about quitting tobacco, they usually view it as something that will improve their health in the long term. They quit so they’ll get to watch their kids grow up or to spend more time with their grandkids. While it is certainly ...

05.22.2017
Nymeo Federal Credit Union Donates $5,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Featured from left to right: Robin Rose, V.P. & Chief Development Officer, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Kristina Morgan, Chief Operations Officer, Nymeo Federal Credit Union; and Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health ...

05.22.2017
Frederick Regional Health System to Host National Cancer Survivors Day Event

On Sunday, June 4, join Frederick Regional Health System for lunch, fellowship, and an afternoon of wellness in recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day. This annual celebration of life is held in hundreds of communities across the country. ...

05.22.2017
Honor a Cancer Survivor in Your Life By Supporting National Cancer Survivors Day

When Kathy Iverson was diagnosed with breast cancer, her goal was to live long enough to meet her grandchildren. Through the Frederick Regional Health System Fitness and Nutrition for Survivors program, she worked to achieve a healthy weight and ...

05.16.2017
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 ...

05.16.2017
National High Blood Pressure Education Month Aims to Encourage Healthy Lifestyles

When was the last time you had your blood pressure checked? Chances are you’ve been too busy, don’t remember, or maybe you’re even avoiding it. Frederick Memorial Hospital is proud to participate in National High Blood Pressure ...