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UM Charles Regional Launches Regional Baby Closet

April 11, 2022
New 'Baby Closet' Opens
To help mothers and their babies get off to a good start, the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center launched a regional 'Baby Closet' to assist families with diapers, wipes, and other necessities.

UM Charles Regional Opens Urology Practice

April 10, 2022
Dr. David A. Levy
The University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Group opened a new urology practice this week at the Medical Pavilion at 5 N. La Plata Court just off St. Charles Parkway in La Plata. The new practice offers patients a full range of prostate, bladder and kidney urological services.

UM Charles Regional Helps La Plata Become 'Stroke Smart'

February 22, 2022
La Plata mayor presents Stroke Smart proclamation
The University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center and the Town of La Plata have teamed up on an education campaign to help people recognize stroke symptoms fast. Stroke Smart La Plata is a community effort to increase stroke knowledge with a focus on prevention and early detection.

UM Charles Regional Recognized for Patient Safety Innovation

February 15, 2022
A UM Charles Regional Medical Center program to get patients mobile as soon as possible to encourage healing was recognized with a Circle of Honor win in the Maryland Patient Safety Center 2022 Minogue Awards for Patient Safety Innovation.

UM Charles Regional Welcomes New Gastroenterologist

September 09, 2021
Sagal Ali, MD, a physician with advanced training in internal medicine, digestive disorders, and liver diseases, is joining the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Group – Gastroenterology practice as the team of clinical providers continues to grow to meet the needs of the region's patients.

University of Maryland Medical System Implementing $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

September 09, 2021
The University of Maryland Medical System announced a new commitment to better serve the communities in which our team members live and work, with a new minimum wage of $15 per hour. This increase will result in approximately 1,500 employees, or five percent of the System's workforce, receiving a pay increase.