Maryland's Health Matters - Upper Chesapeake - Winter 2013 - (Page 2)

IN THIS ISSUE LETTER FROM THE CEO SERVING YOU BETTER 6 Weighing Your Options evaluate our lives and our health. At Upper Chesapeake Health, we are reflecting on what it means to have a comprehensive cancer center available to our community at long last. Changes in health care continue to impact all of us, and hospitals are working even harder to improve their role in educating patients about prevention and wellness. Get help from UCH on your weight loss journey. 5 The new year brings opportunities to In this issue, weight loss and nutrition are spotlighted as they continue to be part of the "eat right, lose weight and exercise" mantra so important for maintaining your health. Every day offers HEAD STRONG the opportunity for us to make even small lifestyle changes that Thanks to comprehensive care, a brain injury patient makes full recovery. will help us get healthier. Also in this issue is a great segment on 10 land Medical Center. A LIFESAVING GIFT We are also proud to announce our official merger with the An innovative kidney exchange program at University of Maryland Medical Center increases the odds of matching donor and recipient. D E PA R T M E N TS 3 13 14 A HEALTHY START AT A GLANCE NEWS AND EVENTS President and Chief Executive Offi cer Lyle E. Sheldon, FACHE Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development Dean Kaster Designed by McMurry/TMG, LLC 2 MARYLAND'S HEALTH MATTERS what's happening with liver transplants at the University of Mary- University of Maryland Medical System. We started this important partnership four years ago and it continues to help us serve our community even better. We would love to hear from you. Join any of our social media networks to learn more about what's happening at both of our campuses. Lyle E. Sheldon, FACHE, President/CEO, Upper Chesapeake Health RESPOND BY JAN. 17 FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 TARGET GIFT CARD! What's on your mind? Everyone who takes our quick online survey by Jan. 17 will be entered to win one of four $50 Target gift cards from Upper Chesapeake Health. Head to today! WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU Please send us your comments, information requests or change of address to 443-643-4200 or email ccottrell@ Maryland's Health Matters is published by the Marketing and Communications office at Upper Chesapeake Health. This publication is not intended to provide professional medical advice. It is to provide general health and wellness information.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Maryland's Health Matters - Upper Chesapeake - Winter 2013

Maryland's Health Matters - Upper Chesapeake - Winter 2013
A Healthy Start
Head Strong
Weighing Your Options
A Lifesaving Gift
At a Glance
News and Events

Maryland's Health Matters - Upper Chesapeake - Winter 2013