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Medical Center

2001 Medical Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

The Joint Commission Public Notice

Anne Arundel Medical Center's mission is to enhance the health status of the people we serve by providing patients with compassionate, high quality services that will help alleviate pain, preserve health and extend life. If you have concerns about patient care or safety in our hospital please contact Shirley Knelly, Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety at 443-481-1328 email address or the Patient Advocacy Office at 443-481-4820 email address to discuss those concerns. In addition you may contact our Patient Speak-Up program at either 443-481-1338 or email at To ensure our mission Anne Arundel Medical Center regularly participates in a national accreditation process conducted by the Joint Commission on Accreditation for Healthcare (The Joint Commission). The Joint Commission will conduct unannounced accreditation surveys of Anne Arundel Medical Center to evaluate the organization's compliance with nationally established Joint Commission standards. The Joint Commission standards deal with organizational quality of care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. If after working with the Quality and Patient Safety Department or the Patient Advocacy Office, you feel your care and safety issues have not been resolved, you may contact the Joint Commission via a written letter, fax or e-mail. Information should be addressed to:

Office of Quality Monitoring
(630) 792-5636
Office of Quality Monitoring
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

If you have questions about how to file your complaint, you may contact the Joint Commission at this toll free U.S. telephone number, 8:30 to 5 p.m., Central Time, weekdays.
(800) 994-6610