Greater Baltimore Medical Center

74%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average


Greater Baltimore Medical Center is a medical facility located in Baltimore, MD. This hospital has been recognized for Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™, Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

74%

Would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%78%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%76%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%59%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%82%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%56%66%

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%49%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%60%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Was very, very nervous about eye surgery but Dr. Pramanik was very reassuring.

Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Pramanik

Judith Bigley Jun 09 2021

Review for Dr. Small

This Dr is excellent. She exhibits empathy and continually makes you feel "it is ok". I recommend her if service of her kind is needed. Thank you Dr Slezak

Jun 04 2021

Review for Dr. Slezak

Have been a patient of Dr. Friedman for over 5 years now. I look forward to my visits as Dr. Friedman is very personable, very thorough in his exam and listens carefully to my concerns

Lorraine Jackson Jun 02 2021

Review for Dr. Friedman

Pam Friedman Jun 01 2021

Review for Dr. Sobel

Location

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

6701 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21204

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