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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 226 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 1,800 employees. It is the second largest private employer in Howard County and employs more than 840 Howard County residents. A diverse workforce, 58 percent of hospital staff are minorities.

Surgeon in OR
Our Physicians

The hospital’s professional staff is comprised of nearly 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals, representing 120 specialties and subspecialties. More than 92 percent of our physicians are board certified in their specialty.

Hospital aerial view
Our Figures

Expenditures total approximately $325 million per year, much of which is spent locally for supplies and services. Approximately $136 million is spent on salaries and benefits.

Facts about Howard County General Hospital (Slideshow)

Staff group
Our Staff

HCGH staff includes more than 1,800 employees. It is the second largest private employer in Howard County and employs more than 840 Howard County residents. A diverse workforce, 58 percent of hospital staff are minorities.

Surgeon in OR
Our Physicians

The hospital’s professional staff is comprised of nearly 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals, representing 120 specialties and subspecialties. More than 92 percent of our physicians are board certified in their specialty.

Hospital aerial view
Our Figures

Expenditures total approximately $325 million per year, much of which is spent locally for supplies and services. Approximately $136 million is spent on salaries and benefits.

 

Fiscal Year 2022 Utilization Statistics

During FY2022, HCGH proudly provided services to more than 142,000 people.

 
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