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  • November 18-24 is Antimicrobial Awareness Week

    Posted: 11/13/2020

    CalvertHealth in Collaboration with the CDC Advises Patients and Their Families to be Antibiotics Aware The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising patients and their families to use antibiotics only when necessary to further reduce antibiotic resistance, the spread of superbugs and protect patients from side effects from antibiotics. During U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 18-24) and throughout the year, CDC promotes Be Antibiotics Aware, an educational effort to raise aware...

  • CalvertHealth Obstetrics & Gynecology Delivers Exceptional Care with New Addition Katreena Settle, MD, FACOG

    Posted: 11/04/2020

    Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Katreena Settle brings diverse experience to her new role at CalvertHealth OB/GYN from teaching residents at Jacobi Medical Center in New York to chairing the OB/GYN department at UM Charles Regional Medical Center. Noted for her compassionate and knowledgeable care, Dr. Settle said she wants her patients to feel safe and confident in the treatment they receive at CalvertHealth OB/GYN. In private practice for seven years, Dr. Settle has expertise in minim...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Benefit Golf Classic Raises Funds for the Behavioral Health Renovation and Services Project

    Posted: 10/28/2020

    The CalvertHealth Foundation held its 31st annual Benefit Golf Classic at The Cannon Club in Lothian on October 19. More than 125 participants including sponsors, golfers and supporters helped raise $70,000 to support our community’s increasing need for mental health services. Proceeds from this year's Benefit Golf Classic will provide support for the $5.2 million Behavioral Health Renovation project and its programs and services, currently underway at CalvertHealth. CalvertHealth President and CEO Dean ...

  • Your Health Can’t Wait. #DoNotDelayCare - CalvertHealth is Safe. Ready. Waiting.

    Posted: 10/20/2020

    Maryland hospitals and health systems are saving lives every day during the coronavirus public health emergency, yet they are still seeing a potentially dangerous trend. Evidence suggests that people with serious health conditions or symptoms may be avoiding hospitals or doctors’ offices out of fear of catching COVID-19 or contributing to its spread. Yet, delaying or avoiding care can lead to serious complications and long-term health problems. “Now more than ever, everyone should be taking care of thems...

  • As Number of COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients Decline, CalvertHealth Adjusts Visitor Guidance Under Strict Safety Measures

    Posted: 10/16/2020

    At CalvertHealth, the priority has been, and always will be, to deliver safe, high-quality patient care. With fewer COVID patients in the hospital and with strict safety protocols in place, CalvertHealth Medical Center will welcome visitors back into the hospital beginning on Tuesday, October 20 from 2- 6 p.m. “In the past month, the number of hospitalized COVID-19 positive patients continues to decline,” stated President and CEO Dean Teague, FACHE. “On average, we are seeing 4 COVID-19 positive or patie...

  • CalvertHealth Cancer Team Focused on Early Detection and Survivorship in October

    Posted: 10/12/2020

    CalvertHealth hosted its 1st Annual Cancer Survivor Celebration at the Rod ‘N’ Reel Resort recently as part of an ongoing initiative to expand support services for cancer survivors. The celebration was preceded by months of pilot programs to include kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, fitness and wellness classes, cooking classes and more. “Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our cancer survivors,” said Carrie Tilley, MS, ANP-BC, RN, ANOCP®, who helped to develop the survivorship program at Ca...

  • CalvertHealth Names Employee of the Year and Leadership Award Recipients

    Posted: 09/01/2020

    For the first time in more than 45 years, CalvertHealth wasn’t able to host its Employee Awards Banquet in person due to COVID-19 restrictions. But that didn’t stop the health system for recognizing top awards for service and leadership during the 2019 calendar year. President and CEO Dean Teague commented, “In the midst of a global pandemic, I am proud of our workforce and their ability to change, adapt and embrace the unknown. Over the past several months, our team has come together in extraordinary wa...

  • CalvertHealth Names Hedderich as AVP for Quality

    Posted: 09/01/2020

    Seasoned healthcare executive Nicole Hedderich, MHA, BSN, RN, CPHQ has been promoted to Associate Vice President of Quality & Risk Management at CalvertHealth Medical Center (CHMC). Hedderich, who has nearly 25 years of experience in health care including 12 years in leadership positions, will oversee the medical center’s quality and patient safety efforts. Hedderich joined CHMC in 2015 as the director of quality management and went on to become executive director. During her tenure, the medical cent...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation 31st Annual Golf Classic Planned for Monday, October 19

    Posted: 06/29/2020

    The CalvertHealth Foundation is excited to announce the rescheduled date for the 31st Annual CalvertHealth Foundation Golf Classic to Monday, October 19 at the Cannon Club in Lothian, MD. Proceeds from the annual tournament will be used to support our community's increasing need for mental health. “Now more than ever with the ever-present concerns of COVID-19, our mental health is just as important as our physical wellbeing,” said Director of Behavioral Health Jennifer Messix BSN, RN-BC who oversees the ...

  • Community Rallies to Support CalvertHealth Medical Center

    Posted: 06/17/2020

    Calvert County is a special place where friends, families and neighbors care about one another. This has never been more evident than during the recent COVID crisis. From very early on, businesses and individuals were asking what they could do to help CalvertHealth Medical Center. Even now, months later, the swell of donations has continued to grow. “We have been blown away and humbled by the enormous outpouring of support for the hospital from our community. We couldn’t do what we do without the generou...