In the ER at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, we’ve cut the wait.
When you need emergency care, time is everything. So at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, our ER wait time to see a physician and begin care is just 14 minutes, on average.
We’ve re-engineered our ER process, and it’s working. A recent HealthStream survey shows that 80% of patients would recommend the UM St. Joseph Medical Center ER to a friend. That puts UM St. Joseph Medical Center in the 96th percentile of all hospitals surveyed.
See why our ER physicians are better and faster than ever before.
Patients Would Recommend University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
Cutting wait times and improving the patient experience is producing measurable results. In a recent HealthStream survey, 80% of patients said they would recommend the UM St. Joseph Medical Center ER to a friend. That puts UM SJMC in the 96th percentile of all hospitals surveyed.
Patients Talk About Their ER Experience
“I was stricken all of a sudden. I had an initial wave of tightness in my chest, followed by numbness in my left arm that moved to my jaw. I thought to myself, ‘I cannot believe this. I think I’m having a heart attack.’” Read more...Lisa Payne
“For Edwin Thate, a hot day turned dangerous, but fast cooling and treatment at UM St. Joseph Medical Center’s ED saved his life.” Read more...Edwin Thate