Medstar Union Memorial Hospital

201 E University Pkwy, Baltimore MD, 21218

(410) 554-2000

76% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

Medstar Union Memorial Hospital has achieved 3 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Medstar Union Memorial Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 3 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 68 hospital cases and a national average of 169 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 399 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 484 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 901 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 829 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 533 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 75 hospital cases and a national average of 75 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 159 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 106 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 78 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 168 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 560 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 143 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 106 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 76 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 306 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 43 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 45 hospital cases and a national average of 118 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries

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Gynecologic Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 40 hospital cases and a national average of 163 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 263 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 147 hospital cases and a national average of 253 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 715 hospital cases and a national average of 248 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 1283 hospital cases and a national average of 418 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 358 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 259 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 38 hospital cases and a national average of 90 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 293 hospital cases and a national average of 211 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 50 hospital cases and a national average of 140 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 44 hospital cases and a national average of 61 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

76% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Medstar Union Memorial Hospital
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

Rated As Expected in 7 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
1 Event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Medstar Union Memorial Hospital

201 E University Pkwy
Baltimore, MD 21218