About CalvertHealth

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Awards, Accreditations and Points of Distinction

We believe in providing exceptional healthcare experiences, backed by our complete dedication to safety, innovation and overall excellence. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality care, ensuring that every patient receives the best possible treatment and outcomes.

We are known for a lot of things – the most important is our commitment to our community. A great community hospital is within reach. Get to know us.

Known for Exceptional Quality.

  • Named one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s Great Community Hospitals for 2023.
  • Achieved The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation for delivering quality, safe patient care.
  • Received American Heart Association’s highest honor for stroke care – Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award – 11 years in a row.

Known for Clinical Excellence.

  • Named one of America’s Top 100 for Critical Care by Healthgrades for the third consecutive year, 2023, 2022, 2021.
  • Listed as one of the nation’s top oncology programs by Becker’s Hospital Review for 2023.
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as high performer for heart failure, kidney failure, hip fracture, back surgery (spinal fusion) and COPD for 2023.
  • Affiliated with Duke Health to increase local access to advanced cancer care in 2022.
  • Achieved the highest performance among all Maryland hospitals for clinical care, patient safety and patient perception (based on 2019 data) released by the Hospital Services Cost Review Commission in 2020.

Known for Outstanding Patient Safety.

  • Earned a “B” from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for our commitment to patient safety in 2023.
  • Garnered 4-star overall hospital quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in 2023, 2022.
  • Recognized by the Maryland Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Collaborative for our hypertension initiatives in 2023.

Known for Excellent Patient Care.

  • Attained re-accreditation (every three years) from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer – placing us among top community cancer programs in the country in 2023, 2019.
  • Received The Daily Record’s Health Care Heroes Award for our outstanding response to the pandemic in 2023.
  • Recognized as a “Birthing Friendly” designated facility by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in 2023.
  • Completed $51-million expansion to convert to all private patient rooms in 2019.

Known for Meeting Vital Community Needs.

  • Named a Beacon of Light award recipient by the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce for demonstrating outstanding community involvement and philanthropy in 2023.
  • Designated a Primary Stroke Center by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services in 2023, 2018, 2013.
  • Added $76 million (over the past five years) in cutting-edge technology, renovated facilities and expanded services to attract the best and brightest to CalvertHealth.
  • Partnered with Sheppard Pratt Health and invested $3.8 million to renovate behavioral health unit to expand mental health services in 2021.
  • Created bariatric surgery program to target widespread obesity in 2021.

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