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Home > Howard County General Hospital > Patient & Visitor Information > During Your Stay > Care Team
While advanced technology and modern facilities are crucial to the delivery of high quality medical care, it is our doctors, nurses, technicians and other staff who make Howard County General a place of clinical excellence.
Each of the more than 1,700 dedicated employees of Howard County General approaches their job with tremendous concern for the patient. From nursing to respiratory therapy and environmental services to rehabilitation, patient care is the primary focus of staff in all areas.
Ninety-three percent of our physicians are board-certified and most received training at renowned medical schools, including locally at Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland.
The nurses at Howard County General Hospital, many of whom are certified in their specialty and working toward professional advancement, are an integral part of our progress in enhancing our quality and safety. More than half of our bedside nurses hold advanced degrees (BSN/MSN).
Together, these experts combine their specialty knowledge and collaborate in teams designed to treat complex illnesses.
We encourage you to read about the many patient safety and quality improvement initiatives led by our care teams.