The 117,000 caregivers in Maryland hospitals work 24/7 to care for Marylanders. Since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, our state’s nurses, doctors, and other hospital staff have stepped up and stepped in to lead our state through this crisis. Just as our dedicated frontline is #Caring4Md, we can all help to support them by recognizing their incredible work and contributions to our communities. That includes supporting state and federal policies that have a positive impact on advancing health and health care in Maryland.

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Maryland's Hospitals By The Numbers


  • Prince George’s County to Get New Rehab Hospital in Bowie
    Feb 18, 2021
    Birmingham, Alabama-based Encompass Health Corp. plans to build a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Bowie, the company said Thursday. It’s slated to open for care in mid-2022. The facility would serve patients recovering from stroke and neurological disorders, brain and spinal cord injuries, amputations and orthopedic conditions, and more. It would offer physical, occupational and speech therapies, as well as 24-hour nursing care to complement existing acute-care services nearby, according to Encompass.
  • Carroll Hospital Staff Members Advocate for Heart Health During Awareness Month
    Feb 16, 2021
    February is American Heart Month and a good time to implement new healthy habits, according to staff members at Carroll Hospital. Pam Xenakis, a dietitian and a certified diabetes educator at Carroll Hospital, says she would like more people to understand the connection between diabetes and heart disease.
  • UMD Medical Center Receives National Award for Outstanding Respiratory Care
    Feb 16, 2021
    Hospitals have been working overtime to combat COVID-19, and recently a Maryland hospital was nationally recognized for its efforts. The University of Maryland Medical Center received the 2021-2022 Apex Recognition Award from the American Association for Respiratory Care.

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