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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
78%
76%
81%
Patients who reported that their nurses Usually communicated well
18%
18%
15%
Patients who reported that their nurses Sometimes or Never communicated well
4%
6%
4%
Doctor Communication
Patients who reported that their doctors Always communicated well
77%
77%
82%
Patients who reported that their doctors Usually communicated well
18%
17%
14%
Patients who reported that their doctors Sometimes or Never communicated well
5%
6%
4%
Received help as soon as they wanted
Patients who reported that they Always received help as soon as they wanted
61%
61%
70%
Patients who reported that they Usually received help as soon as they wanted
28%
26%
22%
Patients who reported that they Sometimes or Never received help as soon as they wanted
11%
13%
8%
Staff Explained Medicine
Patients who reported that when receiving new medication the staff Always communicated what the medication was for
77%
75%
79%
Patients who reported that when receiving new medication the staff Usually communicated what the medication was for
14%
16%
13%
Patients who reported that when receiving new medication the staff Sometimes or Never communicated what the medication was for
9%
9%
8%
Room & Bathroom Were Clean
Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were Always clean
70%
70%
76%
Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were Usually clean
22%
20%
17%
Patients who reported that their room and bathroom were Sometimes or Never clean
8%
10%
7%
Area Quiet at Night
Patients who reported that the area around their room was Always quiet at night
58%
57%
62%
Patients who reported that the area around their room was Usually quiet at night
33%
30%
29%
Patients who reported that the area around their room was Sometimes or Never quiet at night
9%
13%
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
86%
86%
87%
Patients who reported that NO, they were not given information about what to do during their recovery at home
14%
14%
13%
Hospital Rating
Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
68%
66%
73%
Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 7 or 8 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
25%
24%
20%
Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 6 or lower on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
7%
10%
7%
Would Patient Recommend Hospital
Patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the hospital
72%
66%
72%
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