Howard County General Hospital

5755 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD, United States   |   4107407890   |  
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"The worst experience ever......"

Reviewed 7 months ago
salif kabore

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salif kabore

"The worst experience ever......"

Reviewed 7 months ago

The worst experience ever... I have a kidney stone and I wait more than 3 hrs and I still didn't see a doctor. This Howard county General hospital is very very bad....

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Victoria Sambuco

"Waited over two hours..."

Reviewed 10 months ago

Waited over two hours in a triage room for a doctor to show up. The first nurse I saw told me to shut up because I was disturbing other patients by crying. Then I was told I had to sit in the waiting room... more

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Robert Baratheon

"It is 2017 but..."

Reviewed 10 months ago

It is 2017 but they operate like a Medieval Torture Chamber. What the hell is wrong with you people??!?! This is 2017 and you guys still haven't figured it out how to efficiently treat patient. It was... more

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 100%
(2% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 98%
(1% below the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 90%
(6% below the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 97%
(5% above the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 97%
(7% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
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Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
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Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 12.3%
(2.9% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 10.9%
(1% below the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 17.8%
(0.5% below the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 24.8%
(1.8% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.9%
(0.5% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 16.3%
(0.3% above the national rate)
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