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‘Tis the Season to be Sharps Safe!

Although December is the season to be jolly, ‘tis also the season to be sharps safe! Happy International Sharps Injury Prevention Awareness Month! The facts: Approximately 400,000 needle stick injuries happen each year, with half going unreported Of the 400,000, nurses account for approximately 40% of these injuries As nurses,[…]

AAMC Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the DAISY Foundation

Anne Arundel Medical Center partnered with the DAISY Foundation in 2010 to acknowledge nurses for outstanding patient care. Since our partnership, AAMC received over 700 nominations and has named 30 Honorees. On DAISY’s 20th Anniversary, we gathered to celebrate and honor the General Surgical Unit for their continuous strides in[…]

Movement is Medicine

Under the Institute for Healthy Aging, mobility plays a huge role in creating an age-friendly environment for our patients. Did you know: The average person spends 83 percent of their time lying in bed while in the hospital. After four days in the hospital, it can take up to 14.2[…]