Mission: As a proud member of medstar health, medstar st. Mary's hospital's (medstar st. Mary's) mission is to uphold its tradition of caring by continuously promoting, maintaining, and improving health through education and service while assuring quality care, patient safety and fiscal integrity. Medstar st. Mary's is located in leonardtown, maryland, in southern maryland. In fiscal year 2014, msmh had 7,857 inpatient admissions, 112,200 outpatient visits, and 53,119 emergency visits.
Programs: Medstar st. Mary's hospital's largest program is access to and the provision of acute hospital services for communities of st. Mary's county, maryland and the surrounding areas. In addition to the program service expenses listed above, medstar st. Mary's incurred $19. 3m of management and general expenses in providing services to its communities. Medstar st. Mary's provides general, acute care services in medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, orthopaedics, pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation, and psychiatry. The hospital offers kidney transplant services through the medstar georgetown transplant institute and orthopaedic services through the medstar orthopaedic institute. It also provides hospice care and is partnered in a joint venture that provides home care. In addition to emergency room care, it operates an urgent care facility located 15 miles north of campus as well as on-campus and mobile community based health services. An outpatient pavilion includes cancer care and infusion services, imaging and women's health services, and community outreach and physician office space. Services also include a center for wound healing. For the seventh consecutive year, medstar st. Mary's was the recipient of the 2013 delmarva foundation for medical care's excellence award for quality improvement in hospitals.
medstar st. Mary's hospital provided $3. 8m in subsidized (mission driven) health services in fiscal year 2014. These critical services, which are driven by community needs, operate at a loss. They address priorities primarily through disease prevention and improvement of health status. Services provided include mobile primary care services and emergency and trauma services.
medstar st. Mary's hospital provided $2. 9m in charity care services in fiscal year 2014. Charity care is provided pursuant to medstar health's financial assistance policy to members of the community whose income is below certain thresholds and for which the hospital is not compensated. Under maryland's unique payer system, the amount reported represents medstar st. Mary's charity care expense. Other charity care expenses are indirectly reimbursed via the state of maryland's payment system.