About Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center

Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit, community health care provider, governed by a community-based board of trustees. Since its founding in 1973, the original 59-bed, short-stay hospital has grown into a comprehensive acute care medical center with 232 licensed beds. We specialize in women’s and children’s services, surgery, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, gerontology, psychiatry, emergency services and community health education.

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 everything we do.

Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center

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

Historical Highlights

Facts about Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center

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  • Our Staff

    Johns Hopkins Howard County staff includes more than 1,800 employees. It is the second largest private employer in Howard County and employs more than 880 Howard County residents. A diverse workforce, 61 percent of hospital staff are minorities.

  • 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.

  • Our Figures

    Expenditures total approximately $325 million per year, much of which is spent locally for supplies and services. Approximately $149 million is spent on salaries and benefits.

Fiscal Year 2023 Utilization Statistics

During FY2023, Johns Hopkins Howard County proudly provided services to more than 130,000 people.