Friday, October 24, 2014 


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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is a community hospital that upholds its tradition of caring by continuously promoting, maintaining and improving health through education and services while assuring quality care, patient safety and fiscal integrity.


The be the trusted leader in caring for people and advancing health.


We strive to anticipate and meet the needs of our patients, physicians and co-workers.

Patient First
We deliver the best to every patient every day. The patient is the first priority in everything we do.

We communicate openly and honestly, build trust and conduct ourselves according to the highest ethical standards.

We treat each individual, those we serve and those with whom we work,with the highest professionalism and dignity.

We embrace change and work to improve all we do in a fiscally responsible manner.

We build on the collective strength and cultural diversity of everyone,working with open communication and mutual respect.


Health Observances Calendar
October Health Observances
Breast Cancer Awareness Month (National)
Chiropractic Health Month (National)
Dental Hygiene Month (National)
Disability Employment Awareness Month (National)
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Eye Injury Prevention Month
Health Literacy Month
Home Eye Safety
Medical Librarians Month (National)
Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month
Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month
Pharmacists Month (American)
Physical Therapy Month (National)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Pregnancy, and Infant Loss Awareness Month
Talk about Prescriptions Month

Hospital & Health-System Pharmacy Week (National)
October 19-25

Infection Prevention Week (International)
October 19-25

Nuclear Science Week (national)

October 20-24

Pastoral Care Week
October 19-25

Healthcare Quality Week
October 19-25

School Bus Safety Week (National)
October 20-24

Medical Assistants Recognition Week (National)
October 20-24

Respiratory Care Week (National)
October 19-25

Red Ribbon Week (National)
October 23-31

Healthcare Facilities & Engineering Week (National)
October 19-25