Patient Safety and Quality

Patient Safety Resources

When a hospital stay is needed, there are some things you can do to help you or your family member receive the highest quality and safest care.

Keep Me Safe During My Stay

Patient safety is our top priority. To that end, we have implemented many systems, practices and programs designed to reduce falls, medication and treatment errors, and infections.

Joint Commission Public Notice

To ensure the highest quality health care for our patients, the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly participates in a national accreditation process conducted by The Joint Commission.

The University of Maryland Medial Center (UMMC) is proud to share information about our hospital's patient safety and quality data. By presenting individuals with the facts, we hope to help you make an informed decision about whether UMMC is the right hospital for you or your loved ones. We also believe that sharing this information with the public will help us improve the care we provide.

Frequently Asked Questions About Patient Safety and Quality

  • What is UMMC doing to keep me safe during my stay?
  • Where can I find publicly reported safety and quality data on UMMC and other area hospitals?

What the Experts Say About Us:

UMMC Named Top Hospital for Safety and Quality, Seventh Year in a Row.

UMMC is one of about 5% of U.S. hospitals to earn Magnet designation for nursing excellence.

University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center is a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.

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