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About Us

Welcome to Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Howard County General Hospital has been serving our community since July 1973. Our mission, "Provide the highest quality care to improve the health of our entire community through innovation, collaboration, service excellence, diversity and a commitment to patient safety" is carried through in all that we do.

Howard County General Hospital is a private, not-for-profit, community health care provider, governed by a community-based board of trustees. Opened in 1973, the original 59-bed, short-stay hospital has grown into a comprehensive acute care medical center with 225 licensed beds, specializing in women’s and children’s services, surgery, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, gerontology, psychiatry, emergency services and community health education. In June 1998, Howard County General Hospital joined Johns Hopkins Medicine.

 
 
 

  

Howard County General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine

We have been at the center of caring for our community since 1973. Learn more about some of our key services.

 

Facts about Howard County General Hospital (Slideshow)

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Our Staff

HCGH staff includes more than 1,850 employees. It is the second largest private employer in Howard County and employs more than 1,200 Howard County residents. A diverse workforce, 53 percent of hospital staff are minorities.

Surgeon in OR
Our Physicians

The hospital’s professional staff is comprised of more than 1,100 physicians and allied health professionals, representing nearly 100 specialties and subspecialties. Ninety-five percent of the physicians are board-certified in their specialty.

Hospital aerial view
Our Figures

Expenditures total approximately $264 million per year, much of which is spent locally for supplies and services. Approximately $128 million is spent on salaries and benefits. More than 330 volunteers contributed over 17,863 hours of service in FY 2020.

Facts about Howard County General Hospital (Slideshow)

Staff group
Our Staff

HCGH staff includes more than 1,850 employees. It is the second largest private employer in Howard County and employs more than 1,200 Howard County residents. A diverse workforce, 53 percent of hospital staff are minorities.

Surgeon in OR
Our Physicians

The hospital’s professional staff is comprised of more than 1,100 physicians and allied health professionals, representing nearly 100 specialties and subspecialties. Ninety-five percent of the physicians are board-certified in their specialty.

Hospital aerial view
Our Figures

Expenditures total approximately $264 million per year, much of which is spent locally for supplies and services. Approximately $128 million is spent on salaries and benefits. More than 330 volunteers contributed over 17,863 hours of service in FY 2020.

 

Fiscal Year 2020 Utilization Statistics

During FY2020, HCGH proudly provided services to nearly 165,000 people.

 
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