Mission: The mission of frederick memorial hospital, inc. Is to contribute to, the health and well-being of area residents by providing quality, health care in a caring, cost efficient, safe and convenient manner, through a coordinated program of prevention, diagnosis and treatment, rehabilitation, and support.
Programs: Inpatient services in fy2017, frederick memorial hospital's inpatient medical-surgical departments provided quality, patient-centered care, regardless of ability to pay, to approximately 24,019 inpatients and observation patients. Major medical and surgical services include cardiology, congestive heart failure, post-cardiac catheterization, center for chest pain, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, neurology, neurosurgery, pulmonology, oncology, orthopedics, general medicine and surgical care. Inpatient care is supported by a team of board-certified physician hospitalists. In addition, fmh is designated as a primary stroke center by the maryland institute of emergency medical service systems (miemss) and is recognized with the stroke center gold performance award by the american heart association. Our bariatric surgical program is accredited by the american society for metabolic and bariatric surgery as a bariatric surgery center of excellence. In addition to the program services expense listed here, fmh incurred $44. 9 million of general and administrative expenses in meeting the health needs of our primary service area.
perioperative services frederick memorial hospital's perioperative services provided high quality care to 11,216 surgical and endoscopy patients in fiscal year 2017. Procedures were performed in our state of the art facility which includes a dedicated imaging room for vascular and other procedures. We have participated in the scip quality improvement project for continual improvements in care following evidence based medicine. We tracked our patient satisfaction through press ganey to benchmark our results to the national data base. In addition to the program services expense listed here, fmh incurred $44. 9 million of general and administrative expenses in meeting the health needs of our primary service area.
oncology fmh's oncology program provides integrated, multidisciplinary, patient centered cancer care for patients with malignancies, regardless of ability to pay. Services include medical oncology consultations, chemotherapy, radiation oncology consultations andtreatment and surgical oncology consultations and treatment. We offer coordinated multidisciplinary clinics for patients with cancers of the lung, breast and prostate. Integrated palliative care and hospice services, both inpatient and outpatient are available for patients with advanced malignancies. Support services include nutrition, patient navigation and social work, as well as other forms of psychosocial support. For those with additional financial need, financial counselors and a patient assistance fund is available. The program treats approximately 800 newly diagnosed cancers per year and also has a community outreach program that includes education and screening. The program is accredited by the american college of surgeons commission on cancer. In addition to the program services expense listed here, fmh incurred $44. 9 million of general and administrative expenses in meeting the health needs of our primary service area.