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HOWARD COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Emergency Services: Yes

Hospital Overall Rating:



HOWARD COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL
State Average
National Average
Nurse Communication
Patients who reported that their nurses Always communicated well
75%
75%
80%
Patients who reported that their nurses Usually communicated well
19%
18%
15%
Patients who reported that their nurses Sometimes or Never communicated well
6%
7%
5%
Doctor Communication
Patients who reported that their doctors Always communicated well
77%
77%
81%
Patients who reported that their doctors Usually communicated well
19%
16%
14%
Patients who reported that their doctors Sometimes or Never communicated well
4%
7%
5%
Received help as soon as they wanted
Patients who reported that they Always received help as soon as they wanted
57%
58%
67%
Patients who reported that they Usually received help as soon as they wanted
29%
26%
23%
Patients who reported that they Sometimes or Never received help as soon as they wanted
14%
16%
10%
Staff Explained Medicine
Patients who reported that when receiving new medication the staff Always communicated what the medication was for
70%
72%
76%
Patients who reported that when receiving new medication the staff Usually communicated what the medication was for
20%
16%
15%
Patients who reported that when receiving new medication the staff Sometimes or Never communicated what the medication was for
10%
12%
9%
Room & Bathroom Were Clean
Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were Always clean
64%
67%
73%
Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were Usually clean
23%
21%
18%
Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were Sometimes or Never clean
13%
12%
9%
Area Quiet at Night
Patients who reported that the area around their room was Always quiet at night
61%
57%
63%
Patients who reported that the area around their room was Usually quiet at night
29%
31%
28%
Patients who reported that the area around their room was Sometimes or Never quiet at night
10%
12%
9%
Given information about what to do during recovery
Patients who reported that YES, they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home
87%
86%
86%
Patients who reported that NO, they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home
13%
14%
14%
Hospital Rating
Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
69%
66%
72%
Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
24%
24%
20%
Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
7%
10%
8%
Would Patient Recommend Hospital
Patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the hospital
72%
66%
71%
Patients who reported NO, they would probably not or definitely not recommend the hospital
4%
7%
5%

Phone

  • 410-740-7890

Address

  • 5755 CEDAR LANE
    COLUMBIA, MD 21044