For Immediate Release August 14, 2018

GLEN BURNIE, MD – University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) was recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its listing of 2018-19 Best Hospitals. UM BWMC was rated as ‘High Performing’ in four adult procedures and conditions. These include:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Heart Failure 
  • Lung Cancer Surgery

U.S. News & World Report evaluates hospital nationwide in certain procedures and conditions and assigns a rating. To help patients decide where to receive care, U.S. News generates hospital rankings by evaluating data on nearly 5,000 hospitals in 16 adult specialties, nine adult procedures and conditions and 10 pediatric specialties. Hospitals that do well in multiple areas of adult care may be ranked in their state and metropolitan area.