Through 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:
» University of Maryland Medical Center
» University of Maryland Medical Center-Midtown
» Johns Hopkins Hospital
» Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
» MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
» MedStar Harbor Hospital
» MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
» 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:
- Registration Brochure
- Online Attendee Registration
- Hotel Rates
- Exhibitor Brochure
- Online Exhibitor Registration
- Sponsorship Brochure
- See what it’s like!
Questions? Contact Member Services Director Virginia White.