Garrett County Memorial Hospital has now moved into the top ranking in the state of Maryland Hospital for Doctor Communication, Responsiveness of Hospital Staff, and Cleanliness as ranked by patients in the most recent release of HCAHPS patient satisfaction scores. Additionally, Garrett Memorial’s scores far exceed the national average in the three categories listed.
A shopping trip to Hagerstown last month took an unexpected turn for an Accident family when their vehicle was involved in a rollover crash. Thankfully, child safety seats and seat belts were in use and working properly, so the injuries were not life-threatening.
The original nursing team, now retired nurses, who formerly worked at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, have joined forces to help the Hospital develop a History Wall to be located on the first floor of the facility.
Peggy Jamison, Mayor of Oakland, has been named Chairwoman of the Board of Governors at Garrett County Memorial Hospital. Jamison accepted the position following the recent retirement of Wayne Johnson, previous Board Chairman.
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