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10.04.2018
An Advocate and a Voice

Chronic disease accounts for an estimated 80% of Maryland’s current healthcare costs. So what exactly qualifies as a chronic disease? “Think of a chronic disease as a condition that lasts a long time—at least three months or ...

09.14.2018
Four Common Questions About Prostate Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, one in nine adult males will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. That’s why it’s so important for men to have a regular screening test performed starting at age 50, or sooner ...

09.13.2018
It's about TIME - Know the Symptoms of Sepsis

In a healthy body, infections from germs like bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites are prevented or fought by the immune system. Sometimes, for reasons that researchers still have not figured out, the immune system stops fighting the germs and ...

09.12.2018
Emergency Response Drill

Frederick Memorial Hospital, the Health Department, and local emergency responders are working together to conduct our annual full-scale infectious disease exercise on Wednesday, October 17. The drill will begin in the community at 8 a.m. The team ...

08.02.2018
Now Open

FMH Laboratory has a new Outpatient Service Center for laboratory sample collections! The new site is located across from the hospital at 501 W 7 th street. The entrance is off of Toll House Dr. They are open 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday ...

07.13.2018
Many Hands Make Light Work

The HOOD/FMH Resource Garden was buzzing with activity recently! Earlier this summer, Nikki Moberly, a member of the FMH Board of Directors and a Senior Manager at Cisco, met with Suzanne Jacobson, leader of the FMH Green Team, to discuss including ...

07.13.2018
Shiv Investors, LLC Joins FMH Corporate Honor Roll

Featured from left to right: Karlys Kline, Chair, FMH Development Council; Shital Patel, Co-Owner, Shiv Investors, LLC.; Shazia Chohan, General Manager, 7 th Street Dunkin Donuts; Neil Patel, Co-Owner, Shiv Investors, LLC.; and Tom Kleinhanzl, ...

07.03.2018
Thank you, Erica! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Erica, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Erica’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

07.02.2018
Thank you, Reid! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Reid, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Reid’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.30.2018
Celebrate Safely This Fourth of July

Independence Day is a time for patriotism, sunshine, and family fun— not a day to spend in the hospital. July Fourth celebrations often include delicious BBQ, outdoor activities like swimming and grilling, daylong parties, travel, fireworks, ...

06.29.2018
Thank you, Susan! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Susan, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Susan’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.29.2018
Thank you, Melissa! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Melissa, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Melissa’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.29.2018
Thank You, Stephanie, Dr. Shamim, Dr. Kulkarni, Alison, and Becky! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winners

Congratulations to Stephanie, Dr. Shamim, Dr. Kulkarni, Alison, and Becky, recipients 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 ...

06.28.2018
The Women's Center Art Gallery at FMH Crestwood "Call for Art"

The Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood is a multidisciplinary outpatient medical facility designed to care for women and their special healthcare needs. The mission of the center is to provide high quality, coordinated medical care in a beautiful ...

06.27.2018
Thank you, Thomas! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Thomas, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Thomas’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.27.2018
Celebrate Safely This Fourth of July

Independence Day is a time for celebration, sunshine, and family fun— not a day to spend in the hospital. July Fourth celebrations often include delicious BBQ, outdoor activities like swimming and grilling, daylong parties, travel, fireworks, ...

06.08.2018
Men's Health - Take a Proactive Approach

Men are frequently diagnosed with illnesses and diseases that could have been treated if they had been addressed sooner. During Men’s Health Week (June 11-17) we’re bringing awareness to men’s health issues and encouraging men in ...

06.06.2018
Summer Safety - Tips for Staying Safe Around Water

Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time for trips to the beach and afternoons spent outside by the pool. There’s nothing like getting away for a warm and sunny vacation this time of year, but it’s important to ...

06.05.2018
Thank you, Anna! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner

Congratulations to Anna, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Anna’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

06.04.2018
Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. Grant Provides Rapid Response Carts

Featured from left to right: Katie Green, SPD Inventory Clerk, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Angie Propst, SPD Inventory Control Coordinator, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Evelyn Johnson, SPD Inventory Clerk, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Laura Jackson, ...

05.30.2018
Act Fast Against Stroke

Imagine you’re standing at the kitchen sink, cleaning dishes and silverware from the delicious family meal you just enjoyed, and suddenly you’re unable to feel or move your arm. When you turn to tell your family that something is wrong, ...

05.25.2018
Living Well with Chronic Conditions - Free Workshop

Want to learn more about Living Well with Chronic Conditions? Register for our free workshop series beginning May 31 st. Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop session(s) will take place every Thursday from 5/31-7/5/2018, 10a.m.-12:30p.m. at ...

05.22.2018
Thank You, Lisa! - Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner

Congratulations to Lisa, 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 ...

05.15.2018
Taking Action Against Arthritis

If I asked you to picture 54 million people what would you see? Maybe you imagine the 54 million people who live in South Africa or the 54 million people following Taylor Swift on Twitter. You probably don’t see the 54 million people affected ...

05.14.2018
2018 Direct Care Nurse of the Year - Emily Delauter

The award for 2018 Direct Care Nurse of the Year goes to Emily Delauter, Registered Nurse for 3A! Emily was nominated by many of her department peers, with colleagues writing, “ Emily is committed to the safety of her unit’s patients and ...