MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

65%

Patients that would definitely recommend

5% lower than the national average

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital is a medical facility located in Baltimore, MD. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™, Gastrointestinal 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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2022, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

2022, 2020

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2021

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

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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61%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

8% lower than the national average

65%

Would definitely recommend

5% lower than the national average

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%72%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%55%66%

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%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%50%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%66%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I had a double knee replacement by dr. Jacob's. Excellent results, I cannot reccomend him highly enough.

Scott Shaffer Aug 13 2022

Review for Dr. Jacobs

Bernice "Bunny" Duckett Aug 05 2022

Review for Dr. Jacobs

I had a good rapport with the doctor , she takes her time and really interested in educating you

Aug 01 2022

Review for Dr. Isable

My second experience with Dr. Jacobs was a double knee replacement. Not only was the entire staff professional but Dr. Jacobs was awesome. The surgery was flawless and my recovery has been ahead of schedule. If I could give 10 stars I would.

S. Majerowicz Jul 28 2022

Review for Dr. Jacobs

Dr. Maneesh did several procedures on my back. He was always very professional, thorough and took the time to explain exactly what he was doing. I will continue to go back to him as needed. He's fantastic.

Jul 25 2022

Review for Dr. Sharma

Location

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

5601 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore MD 21239

CallDirections

(443) 444-8000

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Contact Us

5601 Loch Raven Blvd

Baltimore, MD 21239

Directions

(443) 444-8000