Frederick Health

71%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average


Frederick Health is a medical facility located in Frederick, MD. This hospital has been recognized for America's 100 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 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering 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 Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

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

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

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

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

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

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • 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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71%

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

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

Frederick Health

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%53%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%66%

Frederick Health

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%68%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Bakker is fantastic; I hope he does this until he is 110

David Nov 23 2021

Review for Dr. Bakker

Intelligent, kind and thorough! Very fortunate to have finally found an AWESOME Primary. Grateful and highly recommend.

MAPMom Nov 22 2021

Review for Dr. Sivakumar

I've been there several times. Never saw a doctor, always a nurse practitioner. And the overall employee turn-over is constant. Latest nurse is young and arrogant. I would never trust my healthcare to her. I'll never go there again!

garcarcha Nov 19 2021

Review for Dr. Bolarum

I found Dr. Patel very nice and easy to talk to. I would recommend him to my friends.

Denys Louderback Nov 19 2021

Review for Dr. Patel

Nov 18 2021

Review for Dr. Villarosa

Location

Frederick Health

400 W 7th St, Frederick, MD 21701

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