Awards and Honors
UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown designated as EMS Base Station
University of Maryland Shore Regional Health announced that University of Maryland Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown, 115 Shoreway Drive, is now a designated Emergency Medical Services Base Station in the state of Maryland.
UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown Lab Receives Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recently awarded accreditation to the laboratory at University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. Accreditation of the lab was based upon the results of a recent on-site inspection, as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.
Breast Center Reaccredited by NAPBC
The Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health has once again been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. The Center, under the leadership of Roberta J. Lilly, MD, MPH, FACS, earned its initial NAPBC accreditation in 2014.
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
We hold advanced training and professional development in high regard and aim for best practice by participating with national organizations that measure inpatient and outpatient outcomes in clinical care and patient satisfaction. Overall, our services are accredited by The Joint Commission and our nurses are Magnet®- recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Additionally, our Reward Center for Acute Rehabilitation has earned continuous accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) since 2009. Its Stroke Specialty Program is also CARF accredited.
Magnet Redesignation for 2014-2018
University of Maryland Shore Medical Centers at Dorchester and Easton have achieved Magnet® redesignation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Both UM Shore Regional Health medical centers were first awarded Magnet Recognition® status in 2009.
Shore Regional Cancer Center Granted National Accreditation
The cancer program at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health has once again earned a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
Top Award Presented to UM Shore Behavioral Health
The UM Shore Regional Health Behavioral Health Services team has won a top award from Horizon Health, LLC. The award marked Behavioral Health’s selection as the most outstanding clinical program from five hospital behavioral health programs that were nominated in this category. The award was presented on February 21, 2017, at the Behavioral Health suite at UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester.
Top Honors Awarded to the Primary Stroke Center
UM Shore Medical Center at Easton’s Stroke Center recently received the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association’s (ASA) Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.