In health care, excellence is measured by achieving quality outcomes and receiving accreditation for quality programs. We are extremely proud of our performance and the recognition that documents it. Not for what it means to us, but for what it means to the patients we serve.
Our effectiveness in treating people is illustrated by the fact that the following national and state quality institutions have recognized the efforts of our physicians, nurses, and other team members to provide our communities with excellent clinical care.
The lung cancer screening program at the Kaufman Cancer Center has been designated as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology.
The Sleep Disorders Center at UM Harford Memorial Hospital recently received accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
UM Upper Chesapeake Health Bariatric Surgery is accredited as a Level 1 surgery center by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons.
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) team at UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center was awarded a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
The Cancer Programs at UM Harford Memorial Hospital and UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center are both accredited by the American College of Surgeons.
UM UCH receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation
The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems designates UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center as one of 23 cardiac interventional centers in the region.
UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and UM Harford Memorial Hospital have both earned the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) for 2014 from the American Association for Respiratory Care.
The cardiovascular ultrasound teams at UM Upper Chesapeake Health have been granted three-year terms of accreditation in vascular testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).
This page was last updated: December 9, 2014