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  • CalvertHealth Foundation Board Welcomes Two New Members

    Posted: 07/17/2019

    The CalvertHealth Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes two new members – Mr. Dwayne Hooper, Executive Minister of Largo Community Church and Mr. Frank Smith, President and CEO of Idea Solutions. Hooper brings to the Foundation extensive experience in leadership and financial management. As Executive Minister of Largo Community Church, he cares for a congregation of more than 1,000 members and oversees church financials and various ministries and departments. A former NFL player, Mr. Hooper has a passion...

  • CalvertHealth Medical Center Opens New Patient Tower, Main Entrance

    Posted: 07/09/2019

    The excitement was certainly “building” at CalvertHealth Medical Center. After nearly two years of construction for Phase I of the hospital’s $51-million expansion and renovation project, the main entrance and new patient tower were opened to patients and visitors on July 1. After months of detailed planning, patients were moved to private patient rooms, beginning with Level 3 which houses the majority of the hospital’s surgical patients. Chief Nursing Office Diane Couchman said, “It was an incredibly co...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Celebrates 2019 Scholarship Recipients

    Posted: 07/01/2019

    The CalvertHealth Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 32 students pursuing higher education in an allied health or medical field. The students were honored in a ceremony held on June 10, 2019. Since the scholarship program began in 1991, it has awarded more than 450 scholarships totaling $589,000 in student assistance. Theresa Johnson, Executive Director for the Foundation, said, “We are honored to give such a great group of individuals tuition assistant to pursue an education in health care.” Al...

  • Local Students Showcase Talent For Calverthealth Breast Care Center

    Posted: 05/29/2019

    On May 20, 2019, Mamma Lucia restaurant hosted the CalvertHealth Foundation Spotlight Series to support the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. The audience was entertained by top talents from Calvert and Huntingtown high schools and Demetri Bedel, Band Director at Calvert High School. Foundation Board Trustee Dr. Ramona Crowley-Goldberg produced the show which raised more than $3,700 for the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care at CalvertHealth. Patrons attend the musical series for variet...

  • Cherry Named VP of Operations for CalvertHealth Medical Center

    Posted: 05/20/2019

    CalvertHealth Medical Center (CHMC) has named Brian Cherry as vice president of operations. He comes to us from Baptist Health in Little Rock, AR where he was Assistant VP of Patient Services for six years. While there, he led patient care teams to improve quality, patient satisfaction and financial outcomes. In his new role, Cherry will be responsible for leading day-to-day operations involving the CHMC plant, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory and security as well as environmental, food and nutrition serv...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Benefit Golf Classic Raises Funds for Oncology Navigation Program

    Posted: 05/15/2019

    The CalvertHealth Foundation recently held its 30th annual Benefit Golf Classic at Old South Country Club in Lothian on May 6, 2019. More than 150 participants which, included sponsors, golfers and supporters helped to raise more than $92,000 to support the CalvertHealth Oncology Navigation Program. This vital resource connects oncology patients with a skilled oncology nurse navigator to coordinate care between healthcare providers and the patient and to serve as a central point of support and informatio...

  • CalvertHealth names Lankford and Johnson Employees of the Year, Celebrates 100 Years of Caring at 44th Annual Employee Awards Banquet

    Posted: 05/15/2019

    At the 44th Annual Employee Awards Banquet held earlier this month, top awards for service and leadership, as well as a nod to the hospital’s longevity, culminated in a “Cheers to 100 Years” themed celebration. In his opening remarks, President and CEO Dean Teague commented on the hospital’s more than 100 year history, “As we face an unprecedented transformation in healthcare – I am proud of our workforce and your ability to change, adapt, and embrace the future. The hospital was formed because of the vi...

  • CalvertHealth Honors the Philanthropic Efforts of Local Youth

    Posted: 04/19/2019

    The CalvertHealth Foundation along with medical center leadership, family members, friends, coaches and school administrators celebrated and recognized local students as Rising Stars for 2019 for their philanthropic efforts in support of CalvertHealth Medical Center. Students honored included: Alyssa Mazzone, Sierra Benninghoven, Maggie Muldoon, Lauren Weber, Alina Sweeney, Gemma Tamburri, Lawrence Annulis, Jim Oster, Nathan Callahan, April Higgs, Zoe Dettmer, Kaylee Sandoval, Robby Jones, Abby Nguyen, E...

  • CalvertHealth Proudly Celebrates National Doctors’ Day

    Posted: 03/07/2019

    CalvertHealth is proud to participate in National Doctors’ Day 2019. Celebrated on March 30 of each year, Doctors’ Day offers the opportunity to honor doctors and medical professionals for the care they provide and the impact they make on our lives. “While we recognize our physicians on March 30, Doctors’ Day is really a celebration of the care and gratitude we have for our providers throughout the year. Personally, I am grateful for the wonderful care my father received at Calvert, and I am happy to hav...

  • CalvertHealth Medical Center First in Maryland to Initiate Infant CPR Anytime® Training Program

    Posted: 02/20/2019

    Ten seconds. According to the American Heart Association, if CPR is started within 10 seconds of a person - of any age - becoming unresponsive due to a cardiac event, they have the best chance of reviving them. Every second that the heart is not pumping oxygen-rich blood, brain cells begin to die. For parents and caregivers of infants and young children, having the knowledge to recognize and act in an emergency is crucial. To meet that need, CalvertHealth Medical Center’s (CHMC) Center for Family Birth C...