University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

66%

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


University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health is a medical facility located in Bel Air, MD. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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
  • 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
  • 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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67%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% lower than the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

University of Maryland 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%76%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%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%54%66%

University of Maryland 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%51%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Stephen L. Sewell, CW 2 US Army (Ret) Nov 24 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Lisa Giba Nov 22 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Absolutely efficient and thorough! The entire staff is incredibly helpful and pleasant. Would highly recommend this group!

Janet Nov 20 2020

Review for Dr. Spector

I saw Dr Sopher for the first time. She was very knowledgeable, pleasant and personable. She answered all of my questions. Her staff was awesome. I would highly recommend Dr Sopher.

Penny Middleton Nov 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sopher

George M. Suggs, Jr. , Former Executive , MD DHMH Nov 17 2020

Review for Dr. Arene

Location

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

500 Upper Chesapeake Dr, Bel Air, MD 21014

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