Union Hospital’s Board of Directors has selected Richard C. Szumel, M.D., as the organization's next president and chief executive officer. Dr. Szumel, who currently serves as the hospital’s Laboratory Medical Director, will succeed Dr. Kenneth Lewis, the hospital’s current CEO, on January 1, 2016. Dr. Szumel, a board-certified physician in Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, [...]
On October 1, 2015, Union Hospital, along with hospitals and physician offices across the country, will transition to the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases, better known as ICD-10. This transition will mark the most significant expansion in the diagnosis codes used by all healthcare providers in over 30 years. This new expanded [...]
Interstate Exchange of Health Information Benefits Patients Delaware residents who seek medical care across state lines at Elkton’s Union Hospital can rest a little easier, knowing both their Maryland and Delaware healthcare teams will have safe and secure access to the medical information they need to make timely, informed treatment decisions. The availability of this [...]
Union Hospital’s Patient & Family Advisory Council is looking to grow our membership Union Hospital believes that family matters when it comes to patient care. That's why the hospital created its Patient & Family Centered Care Advisory Council in 2011. Because we truly value the opinions of every patient and family member, we are expanding [...]
Union Hospital will host its fifth annual Explorer Post Open House on September 22, 2015 at 6 pm in the Hospital’s Chesapeake & Susquehanna Conference Rooms. The Open House will offer hands-on exhibits with various hospital departments. An opportunity for students to sign-up for the Post, a Q & A session for parents, as well [...]
Three health care facilities will receive funding to demonstrate the impact of telehealth on care delivery in a variety of health care settings. The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) announced the award of three telehealth grants, totaling $90,000, to demonstrate the impact of telehealth on care delivery in school-based health clinics, residential care, and hospitals. [...]
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