Monthly Archives: November 2016

From the desk of Neil Meltzer – Thanksgiving message

Dear LifeBridge Health Family: As we celebrate Thanksgiving, there is no shortage of things for which to be thankful. At home, we may take an extra moment to be thankful for our families, friends and loved ones. At work, we are thankful for our colleagues and friends. Personally, I'm thankful for each of you. Day…
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Even Dogs and Cats Can Get Diabetes

More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, and more than 80 million are at risk of developing the disease. But this fast-growing public health crisis doesn’t just affect humans. Two of America’s most beloved household pets, cats and dogs, also are prone to diabetes, and pet owners should know the warning…
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Northwest Hospital Completes Upgrades to Operating Rooms, SurgiCenter

The recent completion of improvements to surgical facilities at Northwest Hospital is a testament to the hospital’s commitment to providing top-notch service as well as the constancy of its surgical teams, whose flexibility enabled the hospital to continue providing outstanding operative care amid the renovations. The hospital staff recently celebrated the finalization of a three-year…
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Beat the Flu

Sick days are no fun for you or your child. The flu virus can spread from person to person making it easier to acquire the flu from work or school. Here’s some tips on how to stay happy and healthy all year long! Flu Prevention Protect yourself from the flu by getting the flu shot!…
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Carroll Hospital Community Events Promote Healthy Living, Regular Screenings

Carroll Hospital is encouraging members of its surrounding communities to learn about the benefits of making healthy choices and be more proactive about monitoring their individual health statuses. The hospital recently held two fun-filled, educational outreach events at the Tevis Center for Wellness featuring activities that appealed to people of all ages. On Oct. 29,…
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  • During this month of #Thanksgiving, #LifeBridgeHealth team members are giving back through our annual employee giving campaign, which benefits our patients and the communities we serve. During events at facilities across our system, team members had the opportunity have some fun and to show their support the annual "Get In the Game" initiative.

    lifebridgehealth: "During this month of #Thanksgiving, #LifeBridgeHealth team members are giving back through our annual employee giving campaign, which benefits our patients and the communities we serve. During events at facilities across our system, team members had the opportunity have some fun and to show their support the annual "Get In the Game" initiative."
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  • During the annual pinning ceremony, #NorthwestHospital President Faraaz Yousuf joined with leaders from Baltimore County Schools to welcome this year's students at the Northwest Academy of Health Sciences and the Randallstown High School Academy of Health Professions. We are so proud of this health magnet school partnership that is helping to shape the next generation of health care leaders and innovators. @randallstownhsahp

    lifebridgehealth: "During the annual pinning ceremony, #NorthwestHospital President Faraaz Yousuf joined with leaders from Baltimore County Schools to welcome this year's students at the Northwest Academy of Health Sciences and the Randallstown High School Academy of Health Professions. We are so proud of this health magnet school partnership that is helping to shape the next generation of health care leaders and innovators. @randallstownhsahp"
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  • Thanksgiving is coming, so we're talkin' turkey with some tips to help you make some healthier choices on the big day. Check out this Thanksgiving video, brought to you by #StrongerHearts, #LifeBridgeHealth's innovative collaboration with the American Heart Association. @marylandaha @american_heart #thanksgiving

    lifebridgehealth: "Thanksgiving is coming, so we're talkin' turkey with some tips to help you make some healthier choices on the big day. Check out this Thanksgiving video, brought to you by #StrongerHearts, #LifeBridgeHealth's innovative collaboration with the American Heart Association. @marylandaha @american_heart #thanksgiving"
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  • Walk Smart, Don't Dart" #NorthwestHospital’s Dr. Angela Watkins and #BaltimoreCounty Executive Don Mohler joined #92Q’s Pork Chop for interviews about this pedestrian safety campaign, sponsored by Northwest Hospital. They reminded people along Liberty Road and beyond to stay in crosswalks and put down their phones when they cross the street. Baltimore County firefighters and police officers also took part by handing out cards with reminders about pedestrian safety.

    lifebridgehealth: "Walk Smart, Don't Dart" #NorthwestHospital’s Dr. Angela Watkins and #BaltimoreCounty Executive Don Mohler joined #92Q’s Pork Chop for interviews about this pedestrian safety campaign, sponsored by Northwest Hospital. They reminded people along Liberty Road and beyond to stay in crosswalks and put down their phones when they cross the street. Baltimore County firefighters and police officers also took part by handing out cards with reminders about pedestrian safety."
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  • First snow falling across our region. Here are some pics from facilities across our #LifeBridgeHealth system. As always, we are grateful to our amazing team members who are here for our patients and communities, no matter what the weather! #firstsnow #firstsnowfall

    lifebridgehealth: "First snow falling across our region. Here are some pics from facilities across our #LifeBridgeHealth system. As always, we are grateful to our amazing team members who are here for our patients and communities, no matter what the weather! #firstsnow #firstsnowfall"
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  • Take a look at this picture! A beautiful sky recently over #NorthwestHospital's ER-7. #view #maryland

    lifebridgehealth: "Take a look at this picture! A beautiful sky recently over #NorthwestHospital's ER-7. #view #maryland"
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  • More than 70 community members joined #LifeBridgeHealth recently for “Life Happens: Jewish Perspectives on Aging and Planning for the Future” at the Owings Mills JCC. This free educational program offered information on caring for our loved ones and planning for the future, including finances, medical care and end-of-life planning. Take a look at some pictures from the event!

    lifebridgehealth: "More than 70 community members joined #LifeBridgeHealth recently  for “Life Happens: Jewish Perspectives on Aging and Planning for the Future” at the Owings Mills JCC. This free educational program offered information on caring for our loved ones and planning for the future, including finances, medical care and end-of-life planning. Take a look at some pictures from the event!"
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  • With Veteran’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, today marks the official federal observance. #LifeBridgeHealth Veterans Council today held events to honor the men and women who have served our country. We are so proud to have so many veterans among our team members. #veteransday

    lifebridgehealth: "With Veteran’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, today marks the official  federal observance.

#LifeBridgeHealth Veterans Council today held events to honor the men and women who have served our country.  We are so proud to have so many veterans among our team members. #veteransday"
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  • The Sinai Rehab Recognition Committee held a pre-Veterans Day parade and lunch today to thank veterans for serving our country and protecting our freedom. Veterans who have gone through rehabilitation at Sinai led the parade white past patients, visitors and staff lined the fifth floor route waving American flags! The vets also carried handmade patriotic decorations. #VeteransDay #Parade #SinaiHospital

    lifebridgehealth: "The Sinai Rehab Recognition Committee held a pre-Veterans Day parade and lunch today to thank veterans for serving our country and protecting our freedom. Veterans who have gone through rehabilitation at Sinai led the parade white past patients, visitors and staff lined the fifth floor route waving American flags! The vets also carried handmade patriotic decorations.  #VeteransDay #Parade #SinaiHospital"
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  • WJZ-TV's Linh Bui was all smiles after getting her flu vaccine at the ExpressCare near #SinaiHospital. It was part of a video shoot to get the word out about the importance of getting your annual flu shot. Look for the spot on Channel 13 this month! #healthymd #flu #flushot #fluseason #didnothurt @wjztv

    lifebridgehealth: "WJZ-TV's Linh Bui was all smiles after getting her flu vaccine at the ExpressCare near #SinaiHospital. It was part of a video shoot to get the word out about the importance of getting your annual flu shot. Look for the spot on Channel 13 this month! #healthymd #flu #flushot #fluseason #didnothurt @wjztv"
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