Why Choose UMMC Midtown Campus

Here are just a few of the many reasons to choose the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus:

  • The leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States, The Joint Commission named UMMC Midtown Campus a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures including treating heart failure and pneumonia and for surgical care.

  • UMMC Midtown Campus earned the Midas+ Platinum Quality Award for quality excellence related to resource utilization efficiency and clinical efficacy. UMMC Midtown Campus scored above the 95th percentile nationwide. 

  • UMMC Midtown Campus was named a 2014-2015 Best Regional Hospital in Baltimore by U.S. News & World Report. This designation recognizes stand out medical centers in the largest US metropolitan areas. UMMC Midtown Campus was especially recognized for its high-performing care in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Urology.

  • The University of Maryland ALS Center at UMMC Midtown Campus is a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence as designated by the ALS Association. The UM ALS Center at UMMC Midtown Campus is the only center in Maryland with this designation.

  • The UMMC Midtown Campus stroke program received the Gold-level Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association “Get with the Guidelines Program.”

  • The Intensive Care Unit was recognized by the Maryland Hospital Association for having zero central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and zero catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI).

  • UM Pediatrics at Midtown has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level-2 Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), a health care setting that facilitates partnerships between individual patients, their personal physicians and – when appropriate – the patient’s family.

  • UMMC Midtown Campus’ Vascular Center has a fully accredited vascular lab as granted by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). The IAC only grants accreditation to those facilities that the commission finds to be providing high-quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process, including a detailed case study review. UMMC Midtown Campus is one of only 15% of accredited vascular labs in the United States who have received this recognition in all four testing areas.

  • The Sleep Disorders Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

  • The Division of Cardiology at UMMC Midtown Campus has received accreditation for its Echo Lab by the The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL). 

  • The Press Ganey granted UMMC Midtown Campus its Top Improver Award for continuous improvement of clinical measures performance in patient safety and quality of care.