February 25, 2018

Wound Healing Gets a Boost at MedStar

Healing

The human body’s capacity for healing is amazing, but sometimes it needs a little help. Chronic wounds can cause serious problems, but MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is able to provide a boost when needed.

There’s More to Explore in St. Mary’s

More to Explore

The Healthy Eating Active Living Action Team is again hosting the More to Explore program for St. Mary’s County. Sponsorship opportunities abound for companies and organizations supporting healthy lifestyles.

Behavioral Health Action Team to Meet

Behavioral Health Action Team to Meet

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Behavioral Health Action Team will meet Friday, May 12, 2017, at the county health department in Leonardtown.

Input Sought on Commercial Project

Commercial

The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership, which is supported by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, is part of an effort to create a commercial that will spread a message of fighting opioid addiction, and public input is being sought.

Sponsors Sought for Hospice Fundraiser

Vendors Sought for Bluegrass for Hospice

Jay Armsworthy, promoter of the annual Bluegrass for Hospice fundraiser, is seeking sponsors for the 2017 one-day, family-style concert to be held Saturday, Oct. 24, 2017, at Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills.

BHAT to Plan Suicide Prevention Panel

Behavioral Health Action Team to Meet Nov. 22

Members of the Behavioral Health Action Team, supported by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, will meet April 25, 2017, from 11 am to noon at the Lexington Park Library to begin working on plans for an upcoming Suicide Prevention Panel event.

MedStar Opens Resident, Physician Housing Complex

housing complex

When doctors are doing four-week clinical rotations, they work long hours and are often coming from far away and need a place to stay. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown has opened a housing complex for these new residents and visiting physicians.

Access to Care Team Conducts Survey

Behavioral Health Action Team to Meet Nov. 22

The Access to Care Action Team is working with the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland to explore transportation solutions to increase access to health care locally.

Walk With Ease Program Starts April 3

MedStar Walk With Ease program

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital and the Arthritis Foundation are offering an ongoing Walk With Ease program at the Loffler Senior Center in April and May. 

MedStar St. Mary’s Celebrates Doctors’ Day

Doctors' Day

Medical staff at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown are getting a little extra attention this week. The hospital is celebrating National Doctors’ Day on Thursday, March 30, 2017.