City’s 11 Hospitals Ranked on their Ability to Respond to the Opioid Crisis

HospitalThrough the Levels of Care initiative, Baltimore City has ranked the 11 local hospitals on their ability to provide broad opioid treatment and prevention services.

The hospitals are ranked on a scale of Level 1 to Level 3, with Level 1 representing the most comprehensive range of services.

As reported by The Baltimore Sun:

The hospitals were scored on factors including their ability to treat patients who screen positive for a substance use disorder, distribute naloxone and ensure physicians are prescribing opioids carefully.

Here’s how the city ranked Baltimore’s hospitals:

Level one:

» University of Maryland Medical Center

» University of Maryland Medical Center-Midtown

Level two:

» Johns Hopkins Hospital

» Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

» MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

» MedStar Harbor Hospital

» MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Level three:

» Bon Secours Hospital

» Sinai Hospital

» Mercy Medical Center

» Saint Agnes Hospital

For more information read The Baltimore Sun

Learn more about what counties are doing to promote the education and health of their residents and what is being done to address the opioid crisis at the MACo Winter Conference sessions, “Protecting the Public’s Health: Weeds to Wells to Wellness“, and The Opioid Roundtable: What’s Working? What’s Not? and What’s Next?

The MACo Winter Conference will be held January 2-4, 2019 at the Hyatt in Cambridge, Maryland. This year’s theme is, “Charting the Course.”

Learn more about MACo’s Winter Conference:

Questions? Contact Member Services Director Virginia White.