Community Impact

WMHS is the region's largest employer with major local investment in goods and services, financial support for community need and a good corporate neighbor. The Western Maryland Health System has a substantial impact on the local economy and is a tremendous positive force for the community. Learn More

Recognized for Meeting the Challenge

Every community and health system in the country is effected by a combination of healthcare reform and challenging economic conditions. WMHS has earned national recognition for our innovative programs and initiatives to Meeting the Challenge of Healthcare Change. More Details

WMHS Adds Ambulation Assistants
Ambulation AssistantsWe are pleased to introduce the WMHS Ambulation Assistants (from left) Ella McClung, Pam Dolly and Erica Deshong. Every day, they report to each nursing unit with the goal of providing physical mobility, ROM and positioning to prevent skin breakdown while also enhancing patient comfort and physical safety. Because mobility at any level remains an important part of recovery and wellness, it is imperative we promote participation to enable individuals to maintain their maximum level of mobility while maintaining safety during their stay.  Learn More
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