Nominations for the Harland Graef Quality Award, instituted by Union Hospital’s Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Committee (OPIPS) are now being accepted. This award is in memory of Harland Graef, a tireless proponent of patient safety, education and quality whose memory continues to inspire all of us.
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Please read the following informative article from Dr. Samir Khanjar of Union OB/GYN, to find out how early detection through proper screening is key in the fight against cervical cancer.
To keep our patients safe, we are implementing visitor restrictions Our first priority is the safety of our patients and staff. In an effort to minimize the impact of the flu, Union Hospital has begun limiting visitation to the hospital. • Limitations will be placed on the number of guests a patient can have (only [...]
Missy Reynolds If you know Missy Reynolds, then you probably know at least two truths about her: she genuinely loves Cecil County, and she is always very, very busy. It was evident how much Missy did not want credit for all she does in our community. She doesn’t want a great deal of attention, but [...]
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Please read the following article from Dr. Naveed Hasan, of Union Pulmonology, for important information regarding the disease and how to recognize its symptoms.
Breast Cancer: Are You at Risk? About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. In fact, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women except for skin cancer.
Reverend Kevin Hopper is a tough man to pin down for an interview. He is extremely busy, and not just in his personal life, but also with the selfless work that he does here for our patients at Union Hospital on a weekly basis.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in men. One out of every nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, and about 30,000 will die from the disease every year. The good news is that prostate cancer is very treatable if detected early with nearly a 100% [...]
Cecil County Health Department and Union Hospital, in partnership with Cecil County’s Community Health Advisory Committee, are pleased to announce the launch of the Cecil County Community Health Survey. Conducted every three years as part of a comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment for Cecil County, this online survey seeks to gather information on community members’ [...]
If you are or were a patient of Dr. Tariq Mahmood of Union Neurology, we regret to inform you that effective June 29, 2018 the practice will be closed. We thank Dr. Mahmood for his dedication to our community over the last eight years and extend our best wishes to [...]