The University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center’s Cancer Institute has earned a three-year accreditation with commendation from the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer (CoC).
U.S. News & World Report today released its annual Best Hospitals rankings, which features data on nearly 5,000 hospitals across the country. The rankings are based largely on objective measures of hospital performance, such as overall quality, patient survival rates and structural resources.
BALTIMORE, MD - June 2, 2014 - The University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center (UM SJMC), working with the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Division of Cardiac Surgery, has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and aortic valve replacement (AVR). The three-star rating, which denotes the highest national category of quality, is earned by approximately 10-15% of cardiac surgery programs in the U.S., according to the STS.