UM Upper Chesapeake Health

65%

Patients that would definitely recommend

5% lower than the national average

UM Upper Chesapeake Health is a medical facility located in Bel Air, MD. This hospital has been recognized for Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™, Orthopedic 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

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

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 better than expected

12 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

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

Better than 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

2021

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

2020

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2020

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2021

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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2021

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As 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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64%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

5% lower than the national average

65%

Would definitely recommend

5% lower than the national average

UM Upper Chesapeake Health

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%73%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%54%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%53%

UM Upper Chesapeake Health

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%64%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Catherine Bowman Nov 27 2022

Review for Dr. Plack

Karen D Nov 23 2022

Review for Dr. Park

Dr. Albornoz is a fantastic Cardiologist. He listens to your concerns and makes you feel at ease during your visit. I trust his medical judgement and respect him as a medical professional.

Michael Barbusca Nov 18 2022

Review for Dr. Albornoz

George (Lonnie) McNew Nov 18 2022

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Gayle Nov 17 2022

Review for Dr. Albornoz

Location

UM Upper Chesapeake Health

500 Upper Chesapeake Dr, Bel Air MD 21014

CallDirections

(443) 873-2281

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Contact Us

500 Upper Chesapeake Dr

Bel Air, MD 21014

Directions

(443) 873-2281