In 1902 Frederick City Hospital opened its doors to the community. It was a three story brick building costing $8353. In May 1952 the name of the hospital was changed to Frederick Memorial Hospital.
Frederick Memorial Healthcare System is a not-for-profit, vertically integrated healthcare delivery system serving Frederick County and the surrounding area. FMH operates from eleven sites in Frederick County including an acute care hospital licensed for 179 M/S, 15 psychiatric, 15 pediatric, and 19 obstetric, for a total of 228 beds.
A 20-bed Transitional Care Unit (sub-acute) opened at FMH in February 1997. The Glade Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, a 124-bed skilled nursing facility jointly owned by FMH and the Adventist Health System, opened in the fall of 1997.