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University Of Maryland Medical Center Ratings

22 SOUTH GREENE STREET
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 328-8667

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES




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



Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does University Of Maryland Medical Center save lives? 4% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack18%
Heart Failure10%
Pneumonia13%


Infectious Disease at University Of Maryland Medical Center

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
236
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
0


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 4 hour and 51 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 5 hour and 29 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
University Of Maryland Medical Center 4.6 out of 5 based on 40 ratings. 40 user reviews.


68% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Pain was usually controlled for patients

Negative Patient Ratings

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




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



University Of Maryland Medical Center Stories



Apr 06, 2022, 2:42 AM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "I have been in the waiting room since 10:30 this am, I am still waiting to be callled and seen by a doctor, it is now 2:41 am, the next day. What gives, who walked out!! " - Mary

Apr 04, 2022, 9:15 PM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "I've been here since 12. UNBELIEVABLE " - Sharon

Dec 17, 2021, 7:40 PM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "My pop arrived at Upper Chesapeake Hospital in Belair at around 8:30 pm Tuesday evening he did not get a bed in the ER until the afternoon on the next day. He waited almost 19 hours in pain without seeing a doctor. This is the worst hospital. People are waiting at least 12-17 hours. This is terrible " - Ms.Glover

Dec 17, 2021, 7:39 PM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "My pop arrived at Upper Chesapeake Hospital in Belair at around 8:30 pm Tuesday evening he did not get a bed in the ER until the afternoon on the next day. He waited almost 19 hours in pain without seeing a doctor. This is the worst hospital. People are waiting at least 12-17 hours. This is terrible " - Ms.Glover

Nov 13, 2021, 10:28 PM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "I came into the ER around 8:30p having a miscarriage. I was well over 11 weeks pregnant at the time. They left me in the waiting area for 13 hrs, I had blood all down my legs where I was bleeding out. I felt so dizzy and faint. It took my fiancé to go tf off for someone to help me. They then did a scan and said the fetus was deceased but good news is, it was only 4 weeks. I said excuse me?? Good news? I said I know I was 11 was pregnant! I ended up needing a D & C. & never went back again!!! They were horrible & treated me horribly! Who tf would say good news is….. when a women is going threw a miscarriage?? " - Her

Nov 13, 2021, 9:16 PM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "I came into the ER around 8:30p having a miscarriage. I was well over 11 weeks pregnant at the time. They left me in the waiting area for 13 hrs, I had blood all down my legs where I was bleeding out. I felt so dizzy and faint. It took my fiancé to go tf off for someone to help me. They then did a scan and said the fetus was deceased but good news is, it was only 4 weeks. I said excuse me?? Good news? I said I know I was 11 was pregnant! I ended up needing a D & C. & never went back again!!! They were horrible & treated me horribly! Who tf would say good news is….. when a women is going threw a miscarriage?? " - Her

Jun 02, 2021, 3:18 AM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "Been waiting in the emergency room waiting area for over 7 hours now. I’ve never waited this long to be seen in an emergency room. They come out and call someone maybe once an hour; is there just one bed back there??" - Joe

Nov 23, 2020, 6:46 AM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "Staff respond very very slow, lack of communication, when you walk into the hospital someone should check your temp...Especially in the ER. the ER smell unsanitized. My mom press the button twice and someone answered ok... no one never showed up. I press the button later on and said disregard the button. I know everyone is overwhelmed but just a little more kindness and caring for patients will help. This ER needs to be renovated. " - Celeste

Nov 23, 2020, 3:54 AM
University Of Maryland Medical Center: "The Emergency waiting room bathroom were filthy Nov. 22nd . I know COVID is high but there in no excuse for the bathrooms to smell and the commodes needed cleaning and there was no tissue in one of the bathroom. There were four bathrooms only two were open and both needed cleaning. The smell was so very bad. They need to invest in some deodorizing for the waiting room. The bathrooms get and F. Again their is no excuse for the filth. " - Celeste


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