Prince George’s County Health Department Celebrates the Grand Opening of a New Patient Centered Medical Home

On December 20, 2016, Prince George’s County Health Department and Dimensions Healthcare System will celebrate the opening of the Dimensions Specialty Care Center in Coral Hills. This event marks the introduction of the County’s fifth Health Enterprise Zone Patient Centered Medical Home. The opening of the Dimensions Specialty Care Center will complete the development phase of the Health Enterprise Zone project which sought to expand and establish five new medical practices to serve more than 40,000 residents in and around the 20743 zip code. Please read the new press release here.

Dimensions Healthcare System COO Sherry Perkins will Serve as a Panelist at the Academy of Medicine Care Culture and Decision-making Innovation Collaborative Meeting

Sherry Perkins, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, executive vice president and chief operating officer, will serve as one of five panelists at the National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative meeting at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. Please read the new press release here.

 

Prince George’s Hospital Center Cardiac Surgery Program Receives Highest Rating

Please read the press release about Prince George’s Hospital Center Cardiac Surgery Program receiving the highest rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Interpretive/Translation Services in Healthcare FAIR- Dec 7 & 8

You are invited to join us!

December 7 at Prince George’s Hospital Center Auditorium
December 8 at Laurel Regional Hospital – Conference Room A & B 

Lunch is provided. There will be gift card and movie ticket give-aways and a drawing to win a 32″ TV!

 Interactive Sessions 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(In old gym, 1st floor near education)
• MARTTI (Video Remote Interpreting)
• Live Interpreters
• TDD (TTY)
• Telephone
• Braille Telephone (for the blind & Hard Hearing)
• Documentation Translation
• Hospital Directory
• Risk Management

CEU’s (Continuing Education Units) offered throughout the day
PGHC – Auditorium
• 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
• 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
• 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

For more information: Contact Dawn Cole 301-257-5923

The Great American Smokeout & Wellness Expo

Join us on Thursday, November 17, 2016

at the Prince George’s Hospital Center Pavilion
from 12PM-4PM

ALL are welcome to attend
for a Wellness Expo in Celebration of the Great American Smokeout!

Great American Smokeout at Prince George's Hospital Center
Download flyer here

RESOURCES, GIVEAWAYS, RAFFLES, PRESENTATIONS, ENTERTAINMENT, CONSULTATIONS, SCREENINGS, HEALTHY SNACKS, FOOD SAMPLES, EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

For more information, Contact: Letisha Vinson 301-618-6363

Dimensions Healthcare Chief Operating Officer Sherry B. Perkins Named As American Academy of Nursing Fellow

Please read the press release. Dr. Perkins will be inducted along with the full class of 164 distinguished nurse leaders on October 22 at AAN’s 2016 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.

Free Flu Shot Clinic for the Community

Please read and print this flyer about the Flu Shot Clinics.

Free Flu Shots are available at:

Laurel Medical Arts Pavilion Office Building
7350 Van Dusen Road, Suite 260
Laurel, MD 20707
Wednesday, October 12 & Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Noon—6:00 p.m.
Registration encouraged for Laurel Location. Please call 240-568-3460
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Cheverly Family Health and Wellness Center
2900 Mercy Lane
Cheverly, Maryland 20785
Tuesday, October 18 & Thursday, 20, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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Suitland Family Health and Wellness Center
5001 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Evidence-Based Practice Symposium

THEME: FINANCE

September 1, 2016
Hosted by: Dimensions Healthcare System Corporate Education

How to Register:

Please complete the attached registration form and return it to the address below.

Make check or money order payable to:
Prince George’s Hospital Center

Send to:
Dimensions Healthcare System
3001 Hospital Drive
Cheverly, MD 20785
Attn: Corporate Education Department

Fax to:
301.618.3314
Corporation Education
Attention: Victoria Kark

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Corporate Education Department at 301.618.3490.

Fall Prevention Awareness Week September 18-24, 2016

Please join us for Fall Prevention Awareness Day– September 22, 2016. 

10 am – 2 pm in the Main Lobby

Evidence-Based Practice Symposium

Symposium Theme: FINANCE

September 1, 2016
Hosted by: Dimensions Healthcare System Corporate Education

How to Register:

Please complete the registration form and return it to the address below.

Make check or money order payable to:

Prince George’s Hospital Center

Send to:

Dimensions Healthcare System
3001 Hospital Drive
Cheverly, MD 20785
Attn: Corporate Education Department

Fax to:

301.618.3314
Corporation Education
Attention: Victoria Kark

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Corporate Education Department at 301.618.3490.

Agenda:

7:30am – 8:00am: Registration

8:00am – 8:15am: Welcome
Candace Hanrahan, MSN, RN, CCRN, CENP, VP & Chief Nursing Officer, Prince George’s Hospital Center

8:15am – 9:15am – Session 1
EBP – Art Therapy – Abigail Cutler, LCPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC, Prince George’s Hospital Center
QI – Falls, Williet Frazer, BSN, RN, Prince George’s Hospital Center
NR – Sonia Brown, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, Prince George’s Hospital Center

9:15am -10:15am – Session 2
Professional Practice Model Implementation – Pauline Y. Roush, BSN, RN, MSN

10:15am -11:15am – Session 3
Population Health – Judy Feustle, ScD, RN
Associate Dean, GPS Nursing, Stevenson University

11:15am -12:15pm. – Lunch/Vendor Booths

12:30pm -1:30pm – Session 4
Nursing Finance…..Candace Hanrahan, MSN, RN, CCRN, CENP, VP & Chief Nursing Officer

1:30pm – 2:30pm – Session 5
Nurses Impact to the Financial Success of a Healthcare Organization………Jesus Cepero, Ph.D., RN,NEA-BC, Meritus Medical Center

2:30pm – 2:45pm – Break/Vendors

2:45pm – 3:45pm Session 6
Nursing Collaborating with Finance: Words of Wisdom from a CFO………Lisa Goodlett, CPA, MBA, FACHE

3:45pm – 4:00pm – Evaluations
*Speakers and topics are subject to change

Symposium Policies and Information

  1. Your registration is not guaranteed until a confirmation email is received. Please contact 301.618.3490 if you have not received a confirmation within two weeks of sending your registration form.
  2. Cancellations must be received at least 14 days (business days) prior to the symposium. Cancellations received after that date will forfeit fees. Every effort will be made to schedule attendance at a future symposium. A substitute participant may be arranged with prior approval of the coordinator.
  3. Please contact 301.618.3490 prior to the symposium if you require special assistance.
  4. Lunch will be provided.
  5. Continuing Education Credit: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider # 10195. 1.2 contact hours will be given for each session. A total of 7.2 contact hours will be given with attendance at all of the six sessions.