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UM Shore Regional Health Announces Central Scheduling Phone and Fax Number Change

November 02, 2021
Effective Monday, November 8, 2021, the telephone and fax numbers for the scheduling of patient imaging and radiology services will be changed. Services such as ultrasounds, mammograms, MRIs, and CT scans, currently scheduled using 410-822-1000, ext. 2600, will be scheduled by phone at 443-225-7474 or through fax at 410-822-0433.

Opening Ceremony at UM Shore Regional Health at Cambridge Marks New Era of Health Care in Dorchester County

October 27, 2021
A group of people smile while cutting the ribbon to the new Cambridge freestanding medical facility.
Local health care leaders and elected officials celebrated the pending opening of the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health at Cambridge facility yesterday with an outdoor ribbon-cutting ceremony on-site at Cambridge Marketplace on U.S. Route 50/Ocean Gateway. The opening of the $53 million, state-of-the-art facility, which has been under construction since January 2020, marks the beginning of a new era of expanded access to quality health care services for Dorchester County residents.

Primary Stroke Center at Easton Earns Honors from American Heart Association

October 26, 2021
Four people stand socially distanced, smiling, and one woman in the middle is holding a sign indicating they won an award for Stroke Care from the American Heart Association.
University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton’s Primary Stroke Center recently was notified by the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) that it has received the Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award with Target Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s achievement in providing the most effective stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence and for its commitment to prioritizing quality care for stroke patients.

The Women’s Health Boutique: Restoring a Positive Self Image After Breast Cancer

October 08, 2021
A woman sits on a concrete ledge and smiles.
At age 17, when Elisa Lawson worked in the bra department at Stewart’s Department Store in Baltimore, little did she know her experience would lead her to help hundreds of women on Maryland’s Eastern Shore recovering from breast cancer. As a Certified Prosthesis Specialist and owner of The Women’s Health Boutique, Lawson provides breast cancer patients across multiple health care systems with post-mastectomy garments, prosthetics and swimwear, including at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Clark Comprehensive Breast Center in Easton.