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Shore Regional Health Announces New Chief Quality Officer

November 12, 2018
Diane (Dee) Murphy has joined the senior leadership team of University of Maryland Shore Regional Health as chief quality officer.  Murphy came to the regional health care network in August 2018 from Northwest Health, Arkansas where she served as system chief quality officer. In that capacity, she provided oversight for quality and performance improvement for five acute care hospitals and 35 physician practices. Previously, she was the chief quality officer at Western Arizona Regional Medical Center; she also served as a Navy nurse and a surveyor at the Joint Commission.

UM Shore Regional Health Presents Annual Service Awards

October 29, 2018
University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recently honored a total of 256 team members as Service Award recipients at two events at The Milestone in Easton: a Service Awards Luncheon on October 11 honoring those celebrating 10 or 15 years of employment with the regional health care network, and a Service Awards Dinner on October 12 honoring those celebrating 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years. The dinner occasion also honored 42 staff members who retired in the past year.

UM Shore Regional Health Launches Outpatient Palliative Care Program

October 26, 2018
University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Palliative Care Program provides support to individuals living with chronic, life-limiting illnesses by helping them to manage complex pain and other symptoms, maintain their functional status for as long as possible and enhance their quality of life. Offered since 2014 to patients in University of Maryland Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton, Palliative Care now also is provided on an outpatient basis for patients throughout the region.