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Hospital Awarded for Excellence in Craneware Utilization

Meritus Medical Center was one of two hospitals in the country selected recently by Craneware Inc. for the Value Cycle Excellence Award.

Student Artists Awarded During Trauma Safety Event

Elementary-school artists were recently recognized for their “Play it Safe” trauma safety drawings during an event sponsored by Meritus Health. First, second and third-place winners for each grade – kindergarten through fifth - were ...

Pinwheels Planted to Keep Child Abuse Prevention Top of Mind

Forensic nurse examiners at Meritus Medical Center planted 1,585 small pinwheels in front of the hospital at the beginning of April - each pinwheel representing a reported case of child abuse in Washington County during 2015.

Meritus Health's John R. Marsh Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation

HAGERSTOWN – Following a survey review in March 2016, Meritus Health’s John R. Marsh Cancer Center was awarded a three-year term of accreditation by the American College of Radiology or ACR. The recognition was for radiation oncology ...

Patient Safety Project Awarded

Meritus Medical Center was recently recognized for a patient safety project at a Maryland conference.

Local Physician Featured in World-Renowned Journal

Nelson Echebiri, M.D., M.B.A., of Meritus Medical Group’s Women’s Health Center, was recently featured in a research article published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and ...

February DAISY Nurse Selected

Meritus Health’s February DAISY nurse is Megan McQuillen, B.S.N., RN. Her nomination was made by a co-worker: "Megan was the first person on the scene of a vehicle accident. She provided care to the patient in need and contacted the ...

DDC Promotes Screening During March's Colorectal Cancer Month

Meritus Medical Group’s Digestive Disorders Consultants P romote Screening During March’s Colorectal Cancer Month

Meritus Medical Center Wins Distinguished Hospital Award

For 2016, Meritus Medical Center was awarded the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™, the Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™.

Meritus Health Receives Honors, Accreditations for Several Programs

Meritus Health recently received several honors and accreditations in several programming areas.

New Year's Baby Comes Early For Expectant Mom

Little boy born at 4:28 a.m. is the first baby born Jan. 1, 2016 - the New Year - at Meritus Medical Center.

New Physicians Join Potomac Family Medicine

Meritus Medical Group's Potomac Family Medicine recently expanded its team.

White Oak Adds New Providers To Team

Meritus Medical Group's White Oak Pediatric and Adult Medicine recently added two new members to its team of health care professionals.

November DAISY Nurse Named

Toni Naude, RN, B.S.N., was recently selected as the November DAISY Nurse at Meritus Medical Center.

New Foundation Executive Director Named

Fred Thursfield was recently named the new executive director of Meritus Healthcare Foundation, the fundraising arm of Meritus Health.

New Nursing Award a Part of Annual Trauma Conference

Four Meritus Medical Center nurses were recently selected to receive the new Lorna Christian Critical Care Nursing Scholarship Award during the health system’s annual trauma conference.

Director of Patient Advocacy Role Filled

Carolyn Carder, M.B.A., BS, has accepted the role of director of patient advocacy.

Special Care Nursery Staff Recognized by March of Dimes

Special care nursery staff at Meritus Medical Center received thanks and recognition from March of Dimes representatives for all that they do each day as they care for fragile babies and their families. Staff members were presented with a plaque to ...

October 2015 Daisy Nurse Named

Kristi Ebaugh, RN, a member of the critical care team at the hospital, was recently named October’s DAISY nurse. Her nomination noted: “The call came to the unit about a patient – someone who worked at Meritus Health – coming ...

Champion Nursing Assistant Named for the Fall

Alan Harsh, CNA, was selected as the fall 2015 champion nursing assistant. He works on 4 South in the hospital. An example of Mr. Harsh going above and beyond on the job was given in his nomination by a nurse colleague: “He comforted a patient ...

Urgent Care Physician Joins Medical Staff

Donald Stephens Jr., M.D., recently joined the medical staff of Meritus Medical Center. He is on the team of providers at Meritus Urgent Care. Dr. Stephens is board certified in family medicine with the American Board of Family Medicine. He earned ...

Meritus Medical Group's WillowWood Adult Medicine Expands

Rabail Razi-Akmal, M.D., recently joined the staff of WillowWood Adult Medicine, a primary care practice of Meritus Medical Group. Dr. Razi-Akmal is board certified in internal medicine with the American Board of Internal Medicine. She earned her ...

New Director of Med Staff Services Named

Nicki Brinegar, M.H.A., M.B.A., was recently named the new director of medical staff services. Ms. Brinegar began her career with Meritus Health at Meritus Healthcare Foundation prior to moving into the marketing manager position in the corporate ...

Infant Loss Support Group Donates Angel Gowns to Hospital

A dozen angel gowns, as well as several smaller angel wraps were sewn and donated to nurses from Meritus Medical Center’s women’s and children’s services department as part of October’s Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness ...

New Provider Joins Digestive Disorders Consultants of Meritus Medical Group

Kiran Khosa, M.D. joins Meritus Medical Group's Digestive Disorders Consultants.
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301-790-8000
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