Fifty children and young adults participate in adolescent melanoma screening event, a first in...

The Kaufman Cancer Center at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center hosted an adolescent melanoma screening event and saw 50 young people, sending nine for further evaluation. Here are the details provided: University of...

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center gets top honors in patient safety

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center recently received  several awards for patient safety. Here are the details provided: University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Receives Top Honors from Maryland Patient Safety Center   University of...

Upper Chesapeake Hematology & Oncology Services earns national recognitions for patient-centered care

Upper Chesapeake Hematology & Oncology Services has received two recognitions from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Here are the details provided: Upper Chesapeake Hematology & Oncology Services Earns National Recognitions for Patient-Centered Care Only practice...

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health limits visitors to help prevent spread of flu

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health is limiting visitors to help prevent the spread of the flu. Here are the details provided:University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health Combating Flu Cases Head-OnIn the midst of...

Third annual conference for kinship caregivers comes to Edgewood Sept. 22

The third annual conference for kinship caregivers comes to Edgewood Sept. 22. Here are the details provided: Relatives Matter: Helping You Help Your Family Third annual conference for kinship caregivers takes place September 22 in Edgewood Bel...

UM Upper Chesapeake Health appoints Andrew Heath, M.D. to its board of directors

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health has appointed anesthesiologist Andrew Heath, M.D. to its board of directors. Here are the details:UM Upper Chesapeake Health Appoints New Board Member  Andrew Heath, M.D., a board certified anesthesiologist, has been...

UM UCMC earns national recognition for its stroke treatment

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center recently earned national recognition for its stroke treatment. Here are the details: University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award UM...

UM Upper Chesapeake Cardiology selected to participate in national initiative to prevent heart attacks,...

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Cardiology has been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to participate in a program aimed at reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes among Medicare...

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center designated a Baby-Friendly® Hospital

 The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC) has been designated a Baby-Friendly® Hospital by Baby-Friendly USA. Here are the details: UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Designated Baby-Friendly® Hospital  University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical...

Local health providers receive grant to help Medicare patients with chronic conditions

Local health providers have received a grant from the Health Services Cost Review Commission to work with Medicare patients with chronic conditions. Here are the details: Partnership led by UM Upper Chesapeake Health, Union Hospital...