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  • 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...

  • Hance Joins Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care

    Posted: 02/04/2019

    Megan Hance, RN has joined the team at the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care at CalvertHealth as a breast health nurse navigator. She brings broad experience and expertise to the program including six years as an oncology nurse with CalvertHealth Hematology & Oncology. She will join nurse navigator Diana Lewis, RN, BSN, OCN, who has been working with breast and thoracic patients since 2017. “Working with the providers in the CalvertHealth Hematology & Oncology office has given me insight...

  • Temporary Service Disruption to Inpatient Behavioral Health Services at CalvertHealth Medical Center

    Posted: 01/30/2019

    CalvertHealth Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Unit, located on Level 5, will have a temporary disruption of service beginning on February 1 through March 11 . As CalvertHealth expands to private patient rooms on our medical and surgical floors, we are also reinforcing the roof of our Behavioral Health Unit. Our top priority is always safe, quality care for our patients and it was with an abundance of care and concern that we made the decision to temporarily disrupt services on the unit for 5-weeks. It...

  • CalvertHealth Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

    Posted: 01/22/2019

    The CalvertHealth Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of new board members: Anthony Butters of Huntingtown, Barbara Gardner of Lusby, Kathy Dickinson of Owings and Stephanie Dabulis, MD of Dunkirk. The board is responsible for ensuring CalvertHealth meets the needs of the community and is composed of volunteers from the community and the hospital’s medical staff. “The extensive and varied backgrounds of these new board members bring impressive talent and expertise along with dedicat...

  • Pink & Blue Benefit Raises Funds for Cancer Programs

    Posted: 01/22/2019

    The 9th Annual Pink and Blue committee recently presented a check to CalvertHealth Foundation and its oncology team in the amount of $23,500. The event, held in late 2018 at Old South Country Club in Lothian, celebrated the life of the Honorable Robert Mason and raised $47,000 for breast and prostate cancer programs at CalvertHealth Medical Center and Anne Arundel Medical Center with proceeds split between the two hospitals. Since it began, the popular charity event has raised more than $375,000. First h...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Offers Scholarships to Local Students Pursuing Higher Education in Health Fields

    Posted: 01/08/2019

    The CalvertHealth Foundation is offering tuition assistance to students pursuing higher education in medicine or allied health who reside in Calvert, Anne Arundel, St. Mary’s and Charles counties. Deadline for submission is April 30. Since its inception, the scholarship fund has awarded more than 425 scholarships totaling more than $540,000. In order to be eligible for the Allied Health scholarship, applicants must be a full-time student who has been accepted at an accredited school of nursing or other a...

  • Community Support Raises Record Amount Toward Private Room Expansion and Renovation at CalvertHealth Medical Center

    Posted: 12/31/2018

    The 2018 CalvertHealth Foundation Fire & Ice Gala, Igniting the Difference, was a huge success thanks to the extraordinary support from the corporate, community and individual sponsors that helped raise nearly $775,000 toward largest expansion in CalvertHealth's almost 100-year history. Special thanks goes to Presenting Sponsors Curtis Investment Group, MedStar Shah Medical Group and Rod ‘N’ Reel Resort in addition to an anonymous donor whose $250,000 donation that evening helped push CalvertHealth b...

  • CalvertHealth and ChoiceOne Partner to Bring New Services to Urgent Care Centers

    Posted: 12/19/2018

    Prince Frederick, MD, December 17, 2018- CalvertHealth has partnered with ChoiceOne Urgent Care to expand services and hours beginning February 1 at all three of its locations in Dunkirk, Prince Frederick and Solomons. Services will continue at the urgent care centers as they are renovated with a new, updated look. “We are proud to partner with ChoiceOne to help meet the growing healthcare needs of our community and expand the conveniences that so many patients need in their busy lives,” said CalvertHeal...

  • CalvertHealth Primary Care Adds New Providers

    Posted: 12/04/2018

    Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Sarah Katkhouda, CRNP has joined CalvertHealth Primary Care in Dunkirk. The practice, which also includes Dr. J. Michael Brooks, Lacy Pitman, CRNP and J. Christopher Costabile, PA-C, provides personalized health care for the whole family including health screenings, preventive medicine, complete physicals and well woman exams. The providers are specialists in family medicine and are trained to diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of medical conditions from acute car...