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The Shady Grove Adventist
Aquilino Cancer Center houses
a full spectrum of cancer
services under one roof.
designation from the World Health
Organization and the United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF), recognizing the
hospital’s commitment to helping new
mothers breastfeed successfully.
The health system also has a
freestanding emergency medical center in
9901 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, 240-
MedStar Montgomery Medical Center is
a 138-bed hospital offering a full range
of services in Olney. The hospital has
41 private treatment rooms, a separate
pediatric center and a fast-track system
that aims to have noncritical-care patients
in and out the door within 90 minutes.
MedStar Montgomery’s stroke and chestpain centers have earned accreditationsfrom the Society of CardiovascularPatient Care and The Joint Commission, acredentialing body for health care facilities.
MedStar Montgomery has also received
the Delmarva Foundation’s Excellence
Award for Quality Improvement for four
The hospital offers comprehensiveaddiction and mental health treatmentservices for adolescents and adults, anda self-contained, 24-hour crisis evaluationunit for behavioral health patients in itsemergency department.
Opened in 1918, the hospital was knownas Montgomery General Hospital untilit merged in 2008 with MedStar Health,a regional health system that includesMedStar Washington Hospital Center andMedStar Georgetown University Hospital.
The hospital has the ability to tap into the
greater resources of MedStar Health.
18101 Prince Philip Drive, Olney, 855-633-
HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL
One of the largest hospitals in Maryland,Holy Cross Hospital offers a full range ofservices, with an emphasis on women’s andinfant health, innovative senior care, surgery,neuroscience and cancer.
The hospital, a 455-bed facility that
cares for 31,000 inpatients per year at its
location just outside the Beltway in Silver
Spring, offers all private patient rooms.
Holy Cross is the only hospital in Maryland
and Washington, D.C., to be named a
“Top Performer on Key Quality Measures”
by The Joint Commission, the national
accrediting organization for health care
facilities for four adult measures,
for four consecutive years.
More babies are born at Holy CrossHospital than at any other hospital in thestate. The hospital also has a SeniorsEmergency Center, a dedicated space forolder patients experiencing emergencies thataren’t life-threatening, the first of its kindin the nation. The neuroscience programprovides expertise in the care of complexbrain and spine disorders, including anadvanced Primary Stroke Center.
Founded by the Sisters of the HolyCross, the Holy Cross Health systemcontinues its tradition of communityservice through the Holy Cross HealthCenters in Silver Spring, Gaithersburg,Aspen Hill and Germantown, which provideaffordable primary care to low-incomeindividuals and families.
1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring,
HOLY CROSS GERMANTOWN
The first new hospital in MontgomeryCounty since 1979, Holy CrossGermantown Hospital opened the doors ofits 237,000-square-foot, six-story facilityin October 2014 with 93 beds and a full-service emergency department. A memberof the Holy Cross Health system, thehospital’s inpatient rooms are all private.
Holy Cross Germantown offers
comprehensive maternity services,
including private maternity rooms and an
eight-bed neonatal care unit. The hospital
3D ultrasoundon a high-riskpatient atSibley MemorialHospital.