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  • CalvertHealth Foundation Partners with Jefferson Patterson Park for Breast Cancer Awareness

    Posted: 09/13/2021

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual time of year to increase awareness of the disease. On October 2, CalvertHealth Foundation will begin a month-long campaign to raise awareness about local resources at the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. “While the plan was to have the annual 5K in person, the recent rise in COVID infections forced us to make a very difficult decision to move the 2021 Breast Cancer 5K to a virtual format,” said Foundation Board Trustee and Event Chair Barry F...

  • CalvertHealth Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

    Posted: 09/07/2021

    CalvertHealth Medical Center has received the American Heart GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for our commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. This marks the 10th consecutive year CalvertHealth has been recognized for stroke achievement by the American Heart Association. Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the U.S. On average, some...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Returns to an In-Person Event for the 12th Annual Breast Cancer 5K Walk/Run

    Posted: 08/01/2021

    The CalvertHealth Foundation is returning, in-person for this year’s 12th Annual Breast Cancer 5K on Saturday, October 2, in beautiful Solomons Island. In addition to the excitement of being back in person, this year’s event will introduce new opportunities for team fundraising, day-of superlatives, prizes and community engagement. Since its inception in 2010, the Breast Cancer 5K has raised more than $300,000 to support the critical work of the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Funds raised h...

  • CalvertHealth Board Welcomes New Community Members

    Posted: 07/13/2021

    The CalvertHealth System Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of retired attorney Malcolm Funn of Solomons and Chesapeake Beach resident Gail Donovan Harkins, who has more than 24 years of experience in healthcare public relations and marketing. Composed of volunteers from the community and the medical staff, the board is responsible for ensuring the health system meets the needs of the community. “Malcolm and Gail both bring substantial experience in their respective fields as well ...

  • 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...