By Jennifer K. Dansicker
10:40 AM EDT, June 21, 2011
Upper Chesapeake Health (UCH) is a community-based integrated, non-profit health system serving Harford County and surrounding areas. It owns and operates Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation.
UCH is the leading health care system and largest private employer in Harford County with 2,700 team members and over 550 medical staff physicians. Harford Memorial Hospital (HMH) in historic Havre de Grace, MD has served the Harford County community for over 100 years old.
Today, the population stands at nearly 250,000 and Harford Memorial has a newly renovated facility that offers a full complement of medical, diagnostic and emergency care services. The hospital has a state-of-the-art intensive care unit and a busy Emergency Department that cares for over 50,000 patients a year. Harford Memorial offers specialized, hospital-based services, including a Bariatric Surgery Program, Anticoagulation Management, Center for Wound Care, inpatient and outpatient Behavioral Health services, Joint Center for hip and knee replacement, and a Sleep Disorder Center.
In 2010, Harford Memorial Hospital received the 2010 Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for Quality Improvement from the Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Maryland.
Useful Healthcare contacts in Harford County
ARC Northern Chesapeake Region
Adult Addiction Services
Alcoholics Anonymous, Aberdeen
American Red Cross
Blood Pressure Screening
Birthright Pregnancy Resource Center
Children’s Medical Services
Edgewood Area Health Clinic Family Planning
Harford Center, Inc.
Harford County Cancer and Tobacco Community Coalition
Harford County Commission on Disabilities
Harford County Health Department
Harford County Mobile Crisis Program
Harford Memorial Hospital
Hart to Heart Ambulance Service, Inc.
Infant and Toddlers Program
Key Point Health Services, Inc.
Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services
Mid-Atlantic Asthma Foundation, Inc.
Office of Mental Health Course Service Agency of Harford County
or 800-888-1965 (24 hr)
Patient First Bel Air
Phoenix Recovery Center
Sexual Assault/ Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC)
Therapeutic Riding at Normandy Farms
UCH Cancer LifeNet
Union Medical Clinic Havre de Grace
Upper Bay Counseling and Support Services, Inc.
Upper Chesapeake Medial Center, Bel Air
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