Specialty Hospital Program

Western Maryland Hospital Center's Specialty Hospital Medical Care Unit is a unique, one-of-a-kind program that bridges the gap between hospital and home. Citizens of Maryland with multi-system and specialized health care needs will be managed by a dedicated, interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals that assist the patient in reaching their highest level of independence possible.

Patients will be admitted to the hospital unit, who are ventilator dependent, require frequent intervention, rehabilitation, Peritoneal Dialysis, Total Parenteral Nutrition or special isolation. Any number of diagnosis and co-morbidities are accepted into the Specialty Hospital including but not limited to: Brain Injury Rancho I – II emerging and requiring ventilator management, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Trauma, Multiple systems failure, post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft or other open heart surgeries requiring extensive re-stabilization and rehabilitation, Stage III-IV wound management and wound vac, hyperalimentation, and infectious disease management and isolation including negative pressure isolation.