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  • CoreLife and CalvertHealth Announce New Partnership to Combat Obesity and Improve Community Health

    Posted: 07/01/2021

    CoreLife Inc, an innovative preventive healthcare company specializing in the treatment of overall patient health, obesity, and complications associated with obesity, has announced the formation of a new partnership with CalvertHealth to provide wellness and weight management options in Southern Maryland. Data from the most recent Community Health Needs Assessments demonstrate that Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties have a higher rate of obesity than the state averages. Rates in Calvert also excee...

  • CalvertHealth Garners 4-Star Rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Ranked Among Top 12 Hospitals in Maryland

    Posted: 06/24/2021

    Report cards were recently released for more than 4,500 of the nation’s hospitals and CalvertHealth Medical Center has received a 4-star rating (out of 5-stars) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Care Compare website. The 4-star rating ranks CalvertHealth among the top 12 hospitals in the state of Maryland. Care Compare (formerly Hospital Compare) has information about the quality of care at Medicare-certified hospitals across the country, only 455 of which received 5-star ratings....

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Honors Rising Stars, Names Inaugural North Star Award Recipient

    Posted: 06/21/2021

    The CalvertHealth Foundation’s Rising Star Program aims to encourage, salute and recognize the philanthropic efforts of individuals 18 years of age and younger whose gifts to the CalvertHealth Foundation make a difference in our community. In 2020, the CalvertHealth Foundation announced a new society level for students involved in the Rising Star Program. The North Star Society recognizes extraordinary philanthropic support from a single candidate and is the highest honor the CalvertHealth Foundation can...

  • CalvertHealth Names Gloggner as VP for Human Resources

    Posted: 06/17/2021

    Calvert Health System (CHS) has named Peter Gloggner, SHRM-SCP as vice president for human resources. He comes to CHS – the county’s largest private employer, after an impressive 26-year career in health care. Most recently, he served as vice president and chief human resources officer at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida. While there, Gloggner played a key role in creating a positive workplace culture, which in turn translated into high employee engagement, high patient satisfaction and high quality sc...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Celebrates 2021 Scholarship Recipients with Largest Award Totals To Date

    Posted: 06/14/2021

    The CalvertHealth Foundation Scholarship committee recently awarded the largest scholarship total in its history – providing $115,625 to 29 award recipients. Twenty-four of the applicants will receive Allied Health scholarships in the amount of $3,750 each and three will receive $1,875 due to mid-year graduation dates. Two E. Anne Spitzer applicants will receive $10,000 each for their studies in pursuit of a medical degree. Since the scholarship program began in 1991, it has awarded more than 510 scholar...

  • CalvertHealth Welcomes New General Surgeon

    Posted: 05/24/2021

    CalvertHealth Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of Ramzi Alami, MD, FACS, FASMBS to its surgical group. Dr. Alami is a leading authority in weight loss surgery, including sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic and open gastric bypass, and adjustable gastric banding, having performed more than 2000 operations. He also performs complex revisional surgery. “Being a surgeon came naturally to me. The unique thing about bariatrics is that it allows you to follow patients long-term and when you see t...

  • CalvertHealth Names Employee of the Year, Exemplary Nurses and Leadership Award Recipients

    Posted: 05/21/2021

    Although CalvertHealth wasn’t able to host its Employee Awards Banquet in person, that didn’t stop the health system from recognizing top awards for service and leadership during the 2020 calendar year! President and CEO Dean Teague commented, “As we begin to turn a corner in this pandemic, I can’t even begin to express how proud I am of our workforce and all we have accomplished over the last year. From our team’s ability to change, adapt and embrace the unknown to the way we have all come together to t...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Appoints New Board Member

    Posted: 05/20/2021

    Dunkirk resident Julie Cornellier has been named to the CalvertHealth Foundation Board of Trustees. She and her husband, Victor, have been longtime supporters of the hospital as donors and volunteers. Cornellier joins 12 other community members who are currently serving. A retired educator, Cornellier is most excited about the foundation’s Rising Star program, which encourages youth philanthropy. “How are kids going to grow up and be on boards and take their place in the community without the guidance of...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Benefit Golf Classic Raises Over $100,000 for Women’s Health

    Posted: 05/12/2021

    The CalvertHealth Foundation held its 32nd annual Benefit Golf Classic presented by L2 Construction Management Corporation at The Cannon Club in Lothian on May 3. More than 150 people including sponsors, golfers and supporters helped make this the most successful golf classic in its history. All the proceeds from this year’s event will support the expansion of women’s health services at CalvertHealth. There continues to be a growing need for expanded women’s health services in our community, as demonstra...

  • CalvertHealth Partners with Sheppard Pratt to Provide Behavioral Health Services

    Posted: 05/03/2021

    As of May 1, CalvertHealth has partnered with Sheppard Pratt to support its expansion of behavioral health services to best meet the growing demands of its community. Through the partnership, Sheppard Pratt will provide clinical services and leadership at CalvertHealth to enhance behavioral health programs and services across CalvertHealth and the community it serves. Additionally, Sheppard Pratt will provide and oversee staffing, including for psychiatrists and nurse practitioners, in partnership with ...