|History and Culture
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) is a community-based integrated, non-profit health system
whose vision is to become the preferred, integrated health system creating
the healthiest community in Maryland. UM UCH is dedicated
to maintaining and improving the health of the people in its community
through an integrated health delivery system that provides high quality
care to all. UM UCH is committed to service excellence as it offers a broad
range of healthcare services, technologies and facilities. It works collaboratively
with its community and other health organizations to serve as a resource
for health promotion and education.
UM UCH serves Harford County, western Cecil County and
northern Baltimore County. The largest private employer in the area,
UM UCH has more than 3,500 members of its health care
team providing care and support services at its facilities and programs.
UM UCH's experienced health care professionals
know that patients need more than expert medical care. For more than
100 years, UM UCH has made comprehensive, high quality healthcare available
to more than three generations in our community, so they can enjoy the
superior wellness resources a healthy lifestyle requires with the compassionate
care you deserve.
UM UCH is fortunate to have a highly qualified medical
staff and excellent health professionals. With advanced medical and surgical
equipment at their fingertips, they are dedicated to providing the highest
quality care in a setting that is conducive to healing.
At UM UCH, we believe that patients who are at ease, rested, and in a nurturing
environment heal more rapidly. Patients at our two hospitals benefit
from a holistic approach to care that integrates traditional medicine
with complementary therapies.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health owns and operates:
- University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH)
- University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC)
- Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation
- The Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center
- The Senator Bob Hooper House