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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.

 

  

Facts about Howard County General Hospital

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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 nearly 1,000 Howard County residents. A diverse workforce, 51 percent of hospital staff are minorities.

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Our Physicians

The hospital’s professional staff is comprised of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals, representing nearly 100 specialties and subspecialties. Ninety-five percent of the physicians are board-certified in their specialty.

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Our Figures

Hospital expenditures total approximately $267 million per year, much of which is spent locally for supplies and services. This figure includes salaries and benefits of approximately $128 million. More than 370 volunteers contributed over 26,800 hours of service in FY 2019, working in all areas of the hospital and the community to support the hospital and its services.

Facts about Howard County General Hospital

Staff group
Our Staff

HCGH staff includes more than 1,800 employees. It is the second largest private employer in Howard County and employs nearly 1,000 Howard County residents. A diverse workforce, 51 percent of hospital staff are minorities.

Surgeon in OR
Our Physicians

The hospital’s professional staff is comprised of more than 1,000 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

Hospital expenditures total approximately $267 million per year, much of which is spent locally for supplies and services. This figure includes salaries and benefits of approximately $128 million. More than 370 volunteers contributed over 26,800 hours of service in FY 2019, working in all areas of the hospital and the community to support the hospital and its services.

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