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04.18.2018
Promoting Health Through Resource Garden

For well over 100 years, Frederick Memorial Hospital has focused on treating and curing those who are ill, promoting healthy and fulfilling lifestyles, preventing illness, and increasing the quality of life in Frederick County. This philosophy ...

04.13.2018
Now Is the Time to Consider Advance Care Planning

National Healthcare Decisions Day is a time to inspire, educate, and empower the public and healthcare providers about the importance of advance care planning. Frederick Regional Health System is joining healthcare organizations across the country to ...

04.05.2018
Spring Cleaning for the Body and Mind

As the weather begins to warm up and we take on the task of cleaning out our closets, packing up bulky winter clothes, putting away holiday decorations, and simply de-cluttering our homes, it’s important to remember that we should also focus on ...

04.04.2018
Give the Gift of Life - Support Donate Life Month

Did you know that participating in Donate Life Month this April is one of the easiest ways to help make a difference? According to Donate Life America, more than 116,000 men, women, and children across the country are awaiting lifesaving organ ...

03.31.2018
Thank you, Michael! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.

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

03.30.2018
Thank you, Kristy! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.

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

03.28.2018
Thank You, Katherine! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner.

Congratulations to Katherine, 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 ...

03.08.2018
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 ...

03.08.2018
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. ...

03.08.2018
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 ...

03.07.2018
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 ...

03.07.2018
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 ...

03.07.2018
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 ...

03.06.2018
Improving Community Health through Better Dental Care-Now That's Something to Smile About!

Michelle Ellison with Dr. Morgan Baker, DDS at the Monocacy Health Partners Dental Clinic When Michelle Ellison’s son and daughter were young, she was a single mom with a lot on her plate. She managed to get them what they needed, including ...

03.06.2018
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 ...

03.05.2018
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 ...

03.01.2018
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 ...

02.19.2018
Honoring Historic Healthcare Influencers During Black History Month

Every February, we remember and recognize people of color who have pushed boundaries, broken down barriers, and influenced the building of our nation. In honor of Black History Month, here are five influential black men and women who left their mark ...

02.13.2018
Women and Heart Disease-Are You at Risk?

Did you know an estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease each year, according to the American Heart Association (AHA)? Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths per year—that’s nearly ...

02.01.2018
Show Your Heart Some Love This Valentine's Day

February marks American Heart Month, a special time of year to spread the word about ways to prevent heart disease and encourage others to live heart-healthy lives. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.—the ...

01.25.2018
Everything You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer

Every year, nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Thanks to advanced vaccination and screening options, cervical cancer is one of few cancers that’s highly preventable and treatable. January marks Cervical Health ...

01.19.2018
How to Stay Safe While Shoveling Snow

Frederick hasn’t seen a big snow storm yet, but winter is officially here and bringing with it frigid temperatures, the possibility of heavy snow, and dangerous ice. While it’s exciting to be outside during a snowfall, it can be hazardous ...

01.17.2018
Give the Gift of Life-Donate Blood

Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? Since 1970, January has been recognized as National Blood Donor Month, a time to celebrate all dedicated blood and platelet donors who are committed to ensuring a reliable blood ...

01.11.2018
Beating the Winter Blues

As the days get shorter and the evenings grow darker, you may find yourself feeling more tired, cranky, or more unhappy or depressed than usual. If you’re feeling down in the dumps this time of year and can’t quite explain why, ...

12.21.2017
New Yoga Classes at ProMotion Fitness+

Yoga is a combination of poses and postures designed to increase strength and flexibility. Research shows that by participating in a consistent yoga practice, one gains not only increased flexibility, strength, balance, vitality, and energy but also ...

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