Remembering our colleague, friend and mentor, Buddy Holland

Former AAMC employee Walter “Buddy” Holland passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, after a brief illness. His career at AAMC spanned 41 years. In 1975, as a high school student, Buddy began his AAMC career in the Food and Nutrition department. He later transferred to Engineering where he worked as[…]

  1. Colleen Crowe-elville: Friendly Buddy. Always knew everybody by name. A master electrician. We will miss you much Buddy. You will always be…

  2. Darlene R. B. Robinson: I will always remember how Buddy would have Dee Dee and I literally in tears laughing whenever he would come…

  3. Mary Beth Tubiolo: Irma-- My thoughts are with you and your family. I was so saddened to hear of Buddy's passing. Although I…

  4. Kathy Cacioppo: Irma, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. You and your family will be in…

  5. Mary Gillis: Deeply saddened by the loss of this wonderful man. I've had the opportunity to see Buddy a few times since…

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Professional Power Hour: Mindful or Mind Full? Bring Mindfulness Into Your Life

Mindful or Mind Full? Bring Mindfulness Into Your Life Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2017 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 2nd floor conference room, South Tower Speaker Cheryl Briggs, RN Learn more about mindfulness: what it is, how it works and its benefits. Learn ways to become more mindful – we’ll practice during[…]

  1. Cheryl Briggs, RN: Do not dwell in the past. Do not dream of the future. Concentrate the mind on the present moment.

  2. Cheryl Briggs, RN: "Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our…

  3. Cheryl Brigg: “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

AAMC’s 2nd Quality Improvement Showcase is March 12 — register here

Anne Arundel Medical Center is holding its second Quality Improvement Showcase on Monday, March 12, 2018 between 5-8 p.m. in the Doordan Institute. We’ll feature completed quality improvement projects and research studies conducted across the health system, including nursing unit quality improvement projects and studies funded by Bedside Scientist Grants.[…]

Share your news on the Cart!

Does your committee, department, or other AAMC group have news they’d like to share with the rest of the hospital? Join us on the Cart! Connect with your colleagues face-to-face. You bring the news, we’ll bring the coffee and healthy snacks. For information on reserving a space on the Cart, contact[…]

Sharps Safety Begins with You

Prevention of sharps injuries is paramount in the healthcare setting. Despite the addition of engineered sharps safety devices over the past decade, sharps related injuries (SRIs) still occur. In fact, the CDC estimates that about 385,000 sharps-related injuries occur annually among healthcare workers in hospitals. Many of these injuries are[…]

Top 7 blog stories of 2017

This past week, it seems every major news publication, website, and TV show is doing a recap of 2017. Here on the Nursing Blog, we also enjoy reminiscing over a year of change, challenge and achievement. Enjoy re-reading the top 7 blog entries of 2017. Out of over 150 stories,[…]