GRMC named a top hospital for patient experience by Becker’s Hospital Review


GRMC named a top hospital for patient experience by Becker’s Hospital Review

GRMC has been named a top hospital for patient experience by Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading publication of the health care industry. This distinction recognizes GRMC as being among the top five hospitals for patient experience in the state of Maryland. In addition to GRMC, other Maryland hospitals to make the list include John Hopkins Hospital and Mercy Medical Center, both in Baltimore; Atlantic General Hospital, in Berlin; and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda. […]

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GRMC Welcomes new general surgeon, Jonathan E. Tannebaum, MD

GRMC welcomes new board-certified general surgeon to Garrett Surgical Group, Jonathan E. Tannebaum. Dr. Tannebaum graduated from Jefferson Medical College and completed his surgical residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. He has worked as a general surgeon for eleven years at several hospitals, including Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY, Warren General Hospital in Warren, PA, and most recently at Olean General Hospital in Olean, NY. […]

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GRMC opens new primary care clinic in Oakland, Garrett Family Medicine

Garrett Regional Medical Center has opened a new primary care facility on Wolf Acres Drive in Oakland. Garrett Family Medicine will provide comprehensive primary care services for people of all ages, from infants and children through those in need of geriatric care. The new practice is located in the same building that previously housed the primary care practice of Dr. Daniel Miller, who recently retired. Garrett Family Medicine is happy to welcome all of Dr. Miller’s former patients, as well as new patients in need of a primary care provider. […]

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GRMC Subacute Unit awarded U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Home Distinction

Garrett Regional Medical Center’s Subacute Unit won its sixth Best Nursing Home award from US News & World Report, receiving a five out of five-performance rating for short-term rehabilitation care. Winning this award means of the 226 nursing home facilities in the state of Maryland, Garrett Regional Medical Center is one of only 67 to achieve a top performance rating. This year the Short-Term Rehabilitation Ratings incorporated several measures of quality including consistency of registered nurse staffing, use of antipsychotic drugs and success in preventing falls. […]

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Garrett Regional Medical Center resumes limited visitation

As of July 1st, Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) has resumed limited visitation. The new policy follows guidelines from state and federal public health authorities, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to slow the spread of COVID-19. The new guidelines have been put into place in order to protect the health and safety of the hospital’s patients, staff, and the community. Since mid-March, the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, GRMC suspended all visitation to protect against any possible spread. […]

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GRMC Welcomes Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon H. John Park, MD

Garrett Regional Medical Center recently welcomed H. John Park, MD to the medical staff. Dr. Park is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement, arthroscopy, cartilage restorations, sports injuries, and trauma. He has practiced for over 35 years in medical centers across the country. At GRMC he will be joining Dr. Dona Alvarez and Dr. Todd Feathers at Garett County Orthopaedics as an orthopedic surgeon. […]

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Garrett Regional Medical Center celebrates 70th anniversary

As Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) celebrates its 70th anniversary this month amidst a national pandemic, the small community hospital originally established in 1950 continues to evolve to meet the needs of the community to which it is dedicated. From its start as a community hospital serving Garrett County, GRMC has grown into a true regional medical center serving a population of 46,000 people living in eight counties across three states. It has also become one of Garrett County’s largest employers with more than 500 team members. […]

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Grantsville Medical Center and the WVU Urgent Care in McHenry

Grantsville Medical Center and the WVU Urgent Care in McHenry have each implemented numerous new safety protocols to ensure social distancing and enhanced sanitation during the coronavirus pandemic. The enhanced protocols are in response to the fact that the number of Americans seeking emergency and routine medical care has decreased, mainly due to fear of being exposed to the virus. However, the strict precautionary actions taken at both facilities are allowing them to continue to safely serve the community. […]

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GRMC offering child and adolescent telepsychiatry through Sheppard Pratt Health System partnership

Garrett Regional Medical Center’s Family Health & Wellness Services, through their partnership with Sheppard Pratt Health System, has expanded child and adolescent mental health care in the region with telepsychiatry. Sheppard Pratt Health System offers high-quality convenient mental healthcare in Maryland through their telehealth services. The new child and adolescent program will provide area youth with comprehensive mental health care that is easy to access. […]

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GRMC Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Garrett Regional Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ this spring by Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction awarded by the Leapfrog Group recognizing GRMC’s achievements in providing safe, high quality health care. The Safety Grade is a letter grade assigned to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six months, assessing how well the hospital prevents medical errors and other harms to patients. […]

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