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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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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