Chestertown has ‘a critical access hospital to know’

CHESTERTOWN — University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown was recently named in Becker’s Hospital Review as one of “27 Critical Access Hospitals to Know.”

The Becker’s listing noted that the Chestertown hospital is the first in the state to receive a Maryland Rural Hospital designation, thanks to its geriatric emergency department accreditation, its designation as an Age Friendly Health System and its membership in Healthy People 2030.

Also cited were the hospital’s Shore Community Outreach Team, its free community health education classes and its new remote patient monitoring program, which gives medical providers access to patients’ daily health data to help them maintain their best health at home.

UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown is a part of the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health network.

UM Shore Regional Health is a member organization of the University of Maryland Medical System.

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