Quality of Care

Patient-Centered Focus

At MedStar Harbor Hospital, quality and compassionate care are our top priorities. Our team of health care professionals is committed to providing the best and safest care possible. Together, we embrace ways we can improve the practices and services we are known for.

We were the first hospital in the Baltimore area to adopt the patient-centered care philosophy, committing significant resources to patient unit renovations in order to make your stay in our hospital more comfortable for you and your family, and your care that much more personal. In the process, MedStar Harbor became an international model for modern nursing unit design. Architect and planners have visited us from all around the world.

Emergency Care

Our Emergency Department sees more than 40,000 patients every year, meaning that on average we admit 20 patients to inpatient care units and treat more than 100 patients every day. To expedite care for all patients, MedStar Harbor opened FastTrack, a dedicated emergency center designed to provide rapid service for patients with minor illnesses and injuries. Our team of board-certified professionals trained in Emergency Medicine provides expert care, with an emphasis on maintaining patient comfort, dignity and confidentiality—while offering a fantastic view of Baltimore's harbor.

Outpatient Care and Wellness

Because your needs have changed with time, so has our approach. We brought the best health care to you by opening additional locations that allow you and your family to access physicians and services right in your neighborhood at times and locations that are convenient for you.

Full Accreditation

MedStar Harbor is fully accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC). The hospital has met rigorous requirements to receive this accreditation. The American College of Surgeons has accredited our cancer center, which is testimony that it reaches the highest standards of quality. Our Sleep Center has a five-year accreditation from the American Board of Sleep Medicine. MedStar Harbor's full-service, EMS-certified Emergency Department offers the comforts of a suburban hospital. And, our Fetal Assessment Center is accredited by the American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine.

MedStar Harbor is committed to addressing your health care concerns promptly. If you have any concerns or feedback about the hospital or the care you or a loved one received here, please contact our patient representative at 410-350-3487.