MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

67%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average


MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center is a medical facility located in Baltimore, MD. This hospital has been recognized for America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals 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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

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

12 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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68%

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

67%

Would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

MedStar Franklin Square 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%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%48%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I TRULY TRUST DR; ELMAN FOR THE HEALTH OF MY VISION

Tenny J. Jun 12 2021

Review for Dr. Elman

Been seeing Dr. Elman for several years. He is a great physician. I put my vision in his hands.

N. C. Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Elman

Dr Fisher is a wonderful doctor . Very diligent with his questions snd exams.

Arlene Jun 09 2021

Review for Dr. Fisher

Jun 09 2021

Review for Dr. Gurman

Very good

Joe B. Jun 07 2021

Review for Dr. Elman

Location

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

9000 Franklin Square Dr, Baltimore, MD 21237

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