Holy Cross Hospital (Silver Spring)
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The hospital, the second largest in Maryland, was founded in 1963 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. The hospital is part of Holy Cross Health, which is a member of Trinity Health of Livonia, Mich., one of the largest health care systems in the country.
By the Numbers
- Revenue: $515 million*
- Licensed Hospital Beds: 570* (adult, pediatric & neonatal services)
- Employees: 4,200
- Physicians: 1,400
- Total Patients: 248,340* (excludes healthy newborns)
- Inpatient Discharges: 35,710* (excludes healthy newborns)
- Outpatient Visits: 212,630*
- Emergency Center Visits: 108,213*
- Births: 9,703 *
*FY 2016 statistics. 
The Hospital started in 1963 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross congregation. The hospital is a member of Trinity Health, as is Holy Cross Germantown. The hospital was the first in Maryland to have an MRI machine. In 2008, the hospital created an emergency center specifically designed to treat seniors who had acute health problems that were not life-threatening. In 2015 the hospital concluded a historic expansion on the same footprint in Silver Spring.
- "Holy Cross Hospital of Silver Spring Incorporated". Exempt Organizations Select Check. Internal Revenue Service. Accessed on May 3, 2016.
- "Separate Emergency Center for Older Patients Leads to High Levels of Patient Satisfaction, Detection of Polypharmacy, Increased Volume of Patients, and Low Rate of Return Visits". Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2014-04-21. Retrieved 2014-04-29.
- http://www.holycrosshealth.org/services_main.htm[permanent dead link]
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