About Meritus Health

Meritus Medical Center is a state-of-the-art, not-for-profit, community hospital that has cared for patients for more than a century. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Meritus Medical Center invests millions of dollars and resources each year to provide for the health care needs of vulnerable and underserved populations. The hospital’s link to Robinwood Professional Center, a multiservice medical mall, creates a combined one-million-square-foot main campus, the largest medical footprint in the state. A proven provider of expert care, Meritus Medical Center’s recent achievements include:

  • Magnet® Designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or ANCC for excellence in nursing care. Meritus Medical Center has joined the top 8% of hospitals in the country as a Magnet® hospital.
  • A designated cardiac interventional center by MIEMSS and a Mission: Lifeline® Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award cardiac cath lab program as recognized by the American Heart Association
  • The Silver Beacon of Excellence award for the critical care unit, recognition from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses or AACN for exceptional care
  • The emergency department’s Level III trauma center designation by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems or MIEMSS
  • The inpatient rehabilitation program that has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities or CARF for 18 years for strong clinical leadership and its traumatic brain injury program
  • The certified primary stroke center, a recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus
  • Performance Achievement Award, the only central or western Maryland hospital program earning this level of recognition
  • Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program or MBSAQIP® for our bariatric surgery program.

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