Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a world-class academic medical center based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Brigham serves patients from New England, across the United States and from 120 countries around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has a legacy of clinical excellence that continues to grow year after year.
The Brigham is a part of Brigham Health, which includes 1,200 doctors throughout New England working across 150 outpatient practices. An international leader in virtually every area of medicine, Brigham Health has led numerous medical and scientific breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Brigham and Women’s Hospital among the best hospitals in many specialty areas, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrine disorders, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatric care, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital is part of Mass General Brigham, a single, integrated health care system that consists of 16 member institutions that encompass a range of health care organizations. In addition to our academic medical centers, these include top-tier specialty hospitals, community hospitals, a rehabilitation network, a health insurance plan, a physician network, a teaching organization and many locations for urgent and community care.
Mass General Brigham was formerly known as Partners HealthCare when it was founded in 1994 by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. With the recently adopted Mass General Brigham name, we aspire to more closely connect with patients and communities. Working together as one system, our health care organizations can leverage their collective expertise, resources and compassion to better serve patients and the community.
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As a national leader in improving health care quality and safety, BWH has helped to develop some of the industry’s best practices.
Brigham Health is composed of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization.
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