Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Detailed report on the hospital located in Baltimore, Maryland (MD).

Greater Baltimore Medical Center is a non-profit acute care hospital based at 6701 N Charles Street in Baltimore, MD. The facility is accredited and provides emergency services. The mortality rate for heart attack patients at the facility is no different than the national rate. The patient mortality rate is also no different than the national rate. In 2006, 5,877 Medicare patients were given 34,346 days of Non-PPS inpatient care and services. 19,956 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $32,295,519 by Medicare for these services.

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Facility Type

Acute Care

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Address

6701 N Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21204

Phone Number

(443) 849-2121

Geographic Coordinates

39.393558, -76.628022
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Accredited

Status

Indicates whether the facility is accredited.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Baltimore
13 (100.00%)
Baltimore County
15 (100.00%)
Maryland
45 (100.00%)
United States
3,333 (77.01%)

Emergency Services

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers emergency care services.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Baltimore
13 (100.00%)
Baltimore County
15 (100.00%)
Maryland
45 (100.00%)
United States
3,947 (91.20%)

Quality Measures

Charts

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 6 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
Baltimore
96.00%
Baltimore County
96.40%
Maryland
93.75%
United States
90.10%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at discharge. The sample size for this measure was 10 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
90.00%
Baltimore
96.08%
Baltimore County
96.07%
Maryland
92.45%
United States
89.74%

Heart Failure Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB

The percentage of heart failure patients given ace inhibitor or arb for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (lvsd). The sample size for this measure was 106 patients.

This Provider This Provider
79.00%
Baltimore
87.15%
Baltimore County
87.07%
Maryland
85.60%
United States
82.00%

Heart Failure Patients Given Discharge Instructions

The percentage of heart failure patients given discharge instructions. The sample size for this measure was 204 patients.

This Provider This Provider
56.00%
Baltimore
72.92%
Baltimore County
73.47%
Maryland
69.51%
United States
60.95%

Pneumonia Patients Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given influenza vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 0 patients.

Note:
  • Inacurate information submitted and suppressed for one or more quarters.

  • No data is available from the hospital for this measure.

Pneumonia Patients Given Antibiotics within 4 Hours

The percentage of pneumonia patients given initial antibiotic(s) within 4 hours after arrival. The sample size for this measure was 157 patients.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
Baltimore
71.38%
Baltimore County
72.40%
Maryland
73.93%
United States
80.14%

Pneumonia Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of pneumonia patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 30 patients.

This Provider This Provider
73.00%
Baltimore
89.38%
Baltimore County
90.67%
Maryland
89.69%
United States
79.65%

Pneumonia Patients whose Blood Culture Performed Prior to Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients whose initial emergency room blood culture was performed prior to the administration of the first hospital dose of antibiotics. The sample size for this measure was 123 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Baltimore
84.77%
Baltimore County
85.87%
Maryland
87.18%
United States
90.43%

Surgery Patients Given Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of surgery patients who received the appropriate preventative antibiotic(s) for their surgery. The sample size for this measure was 148 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Baltimore
92.62%
Baltimore County
93.07%
Maryland
91.77%
United States
89.88%

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 22 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Baltimore
96.85%
Baltimore County
96.67%
Maryland
95.40%
United States
92.45%

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Arrival

The percentage of heart attack patients given beta blocker at arrival. The sample size for this measure was 26 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Baltimore
95.31%
Baltimore County
94.67%
Maryland
91.67%
United States
87.23%

Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 4 patients.

Note:
  • The number of cases is too small for purposes of reliably predicting hospital's performance.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
Baltimore
93.77%
Baltimore County
94.60%
Maryland
94.57%
United States
87.61%

Heart Failure Patients Given Evaluation of LVS Function

The percentage of heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (lvs) function. The sample size for this measure was 275 patients.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Baltimore
95.08%
Baltimore County
94.67%
Maryland
92.80%
United States
83.53%

Heart Failure Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice

The percentage of heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. The sample size for this measure was 25 patients.

This Provider This Provider
92.00%
Baltimore
93.69%
Baltimore County
94.33%
Maryland
93.53%
United States
81.61%

Pneumonia Patients Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of pneumonia patients assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination. The sample size for this measure was 117 patients.

This Provider This Provider
82.00%
Baltimore
70.69%
Baltimore County
70.93%
Maryland
69.20%
United States
69.00%

Pneumonia Patients Given Oxygenation Assessment

The percentage of pneumonia patients given oxygenation assessment. The sample size for this measure was 182 patients.

This Provider This Provider
100.00%
Baltimore
99.92%
Baltimore County
99.93%
Maryland
99.89%
United States
99.26%

Pneumonia Patients Given Most Appropriate Antibiotics

The percentage of pneumonia patients given the most appropriate initial antibiotic(s). The sample size for this measure was 116 patients.

This Provider This Provider
83.00%
Baltimore
87.92%
Baltimore County
87.53%
Maryland
86.36%
United States
82.91%

Surgery Patients Given Antibiotics 1 Hour Before Incision

The percentage of surgery patients who received preventative antibiotic(s) 1 hour before incision. The sample size for this measure was 305 patients.

This Provider This Provider
88.00%
Baltimore
85.69%
Baltimore County
86.20%
Maryland
85.58%
United States
76.95%

Surgery Patients whose Antibiotics Stopped within 24 Hours of Surgery

The percentage of surgery patients whose preventative antibiotic(s) are stopped within 24 hours after surgery. The sample size for this measure was 297 patients.

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Baltimore
69.92%
Baltimore County
70.13%
Maryland
68.36%
United States
71.77%

Mortality Rates

Charts

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Attack

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart attack. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

30-Day Mortality Rate from Heart Failure

This hospitals 30 day patient death (mortality) rate from heart failure. The value is one of three types: Better, no different, or worse than the national rate.

No different than National Rate
No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate No different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National RateNo different than National Rate

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-PPS Inpatients

The number of non prospective payment system inpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
5,877
Baltimore Average
5,047
Baltimore County Average
5,284
Maryland Average
3,985
United States Average
371

Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Days

The number of days of non prospective payment system inpatient care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
34,346
Baltimore Average
40,204
Baltimore County Average
40,635
Maryland Average
29,434
United States Average
3,791

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
19,956
Baltimore Average
12,846
Baltimore County Average
13,077
Maryland Average
10,068
United States Average
7,242

Non-PPS Inpatient Days

The number of days of non prospective payment system inpatient care given by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
34,557
Baltimore Average
40,271
Baltimore County Average
40,719
Maryland Average
29,533
United States Average
3,834

Non-PPS Inpatient Discharges

The number of non prospective payment system inpatient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
7,415
Baltimore Average
6,984
Baltimore County Average
7,255
Maryland Average
5,570
United States Average
450

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-PPS Inpatient Payments

The total non prospective payment system inpatient associated Medicare Part A payments, plus pass-through, made to this provider in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$67,600,863
Baltimore Average
$102,649,406
Baltimore County Average
$101,372,675
Maryland Average
$63,416,800
United States Average
$4,323,113

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient day in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,956
Baltimore Average
$2,549
Baltimore County Average
$2,490
Maryland Average
$2,147
United States Average
$1,128

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$32,295,519
Baltimore Average
$26,492,354
Baltimore County Average
$25,120,072
Maryland Average
$14,947,337
United States Average
$5,694,349

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient in 2006. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$11,503
Baltimore Average
$20,341
Baltimore County Average
$19,187
Maryland Average
$15,915
United States Average
$11,654

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$1,968
Baltimore Average
$2,553
Baltimore County Average
$2,495
Maryland Average
$2,155
United States Average
$1,140

Medicare Payments Per Non-PPS Inpatient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non prospective payment system inpatient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The prospective payment system (PPS) is a method of reimbursement in which Medicare payment is made based on a predetermined, fixed amount. [1]

This Provider This Provider
$9,117
Baltimore Average
$14,699
Baltimore County Average
$13,973
Maryland Average
$11,386
United States Average
$9,611

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$1,618
Baltimore Average
$2,062
Baltimore County Average
$1,921
Maryland Average
$1,485
United States Average
$786

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Last Modified

Monday, July 21, 2008 5:36 PM MST

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Baltimore at a Glance

Baltimore has a total population of 651,154, of which 161,353 are children under the age of 18 and 85,921 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.0.

Total Population:
651,154
Median Age:
35.0
Males:
303,687 (46.6%)
Female:
347,467 (53.4%)
Children (0-17):
161,353 (24.8%)
Adults (18-64):
403,880 (62.0%)
Seniors (65+):
85,921 (13.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Baltimore
Married:
193,843 (29.8%)
Divorced:
54,266 (8.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Baltimore
Hispanic Ethnicity:
11,061 (1.70%)
White:
205,982 (31.63%)
African American:
418,951 (64.34%)
Asian:
9,985 (1.53%)
Pacific Islander:
222 (0.03%)
Indian:
2,097 (0.32%)
Other:
4,363 (0.67%)
Two or More:
9,554 (1.47%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Baltimore

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.45, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.45 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
31
Doctors:
8,721
Home Agencies:
12
Hospitals:
13
Nursing Homes:
50
Medical Suppliers:
292
Rehab Centers:
94

Wealth

The median family income is $35,438 while the median household income is $30,078. Roughly 22.04% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$35,438
Household Income:
$30,078
In Poverty:
22.04%

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