Meritus Medical Center Receives National Consumer Award

Meritus Medical Center is a 2013/2014 Consumer Choice Award Winner by National Research Corporation. The hospital ranks first in every category: Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Overall Quality and Best Reputation.

Winners are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings collected in National Research Corporation's Market Insights Survey. This study surveys more than 270,000 households in the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia. From the households surveyed, hospitals named by consumers are analyzed and ranked based on their Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs) as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, with the winning facilities being ranked the highest.

Meritus Medical Center is located in Hagerstown at the crossroads of western Maryland, southern Pennsylvania and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. The hospital is the flagship facility of Meritus Health, the largest health care provider in the area.

The 257-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital is home to more than 500 physicians and advanced practice providers who represent more than 40 specialties. Cutting-edge technology and services for patients include a respected, regional trauma center; a cardiac catheterization lab; the nationally recognized Center for Joint Replacement; the John R. Marsh Cancer Center; and the new Center for Breast Health.