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Medstar Harbor Hospital Ratings

Baltimore, MD 21225
Phone: (410) 350-3201

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES

Quality of Care - Infectious Diseases - ER Wait Time - Patient Ratings

Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Medstar Harbor Hospital save lives? 13% better than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack15%
Heart Failure10%

Infectious Disease at Medstar Harbor Hospital

Drug resistant bacteria are becoming the largest health facing the United States. There are an increasing number of drug resistant bacteria, including: drug resistant bacteria due primarily to unnecessary and mis-applied use among humans and livestock, patients with hospitalizations for relatively minor reasons can suddenly face lifethreatening illness.

While many hospitals are implementing questionable flu vaccinations1 for their employees, many fewer have as rigorous solutions for nosocomial MDR infections.

Infectious DiseaseCases
C. Diff
Sickens more than a half million people each year and has a 17% mortality rate after one year2
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3

Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 0m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 0 hour and 0 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 3 hour and 20 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 2 hour and 20 minutes delay before leaving to their room.

Patient Ratings

While customer satisfaction surveys don't necessarily reflect the quality of care provided at the hospital, it can identify some areas that are important standards to maintain, such as managing pain and maintaining a sanitary environment.

Overall Rating: AVERAGE
Medstar Harbor Hospital 4.5 out of 5 based on 26 ratings. 26 user reviews.

65% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help
  • Facilities are sometimes dirty

1Questionable efficacy of flu vaccination
2C Diff Mortality Rate
3MRSA Mortality Rate

Medstar Harbor Hospital Stories

Feb 13, 2024, 2:42 PM
Harford Memorial Hospital: "Harford memorial hasn't existed since Feb 6 2024 yet this page says there's a 248 minute wait " - Brandon

Feb 13, 2024, 4:22 AM
Union Hospital Of Cecil County: "2/13/24- I’ve been waiting 6 hours. Not good at all.
- Glenn

Feb 13, 2024, 4:21 AM
Union Hospital Of Cecil County: "2/13/24- I’ve been waiting 6 hours. Not good at all.
- Glenn

Feb 13, 2024, 4:21 AM
Union Hospital Of Cecil County: "2/13/24- I’ve been waiting 6 hours. Not good at all.
- Glenn

Feb 12, 2024, 12:56 PM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "Wait time at UMMC on S Greene St has been 10-16 hours for the past 9 months. Personal experience." - Cortney

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