Baystate Health


Baystate Healthis an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly 1 million people in western Massachusetts. We are one of the largest health systems in New England with over 10,000 employees, three hospitals, and over 60 medical practices. Baystate Medical Center is the Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine, has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region and the only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.   

Baystate Health has been named a Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Network for ten consecutive years by Verispan, a national research company, and was also named among the Top 50 Hospital Systems in the country. For the second time, Baystate Medical Center has been named a Magnet™ hospital for excellence in nursing services and has been recognized as a “High Performing” Hospital by the U.S. News Media & World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings.


While there are a number of ways to measure quality, Baystate Medical Center has received recognition for being a hospital of high quality and promoting the highest level of patient safety.


Truven® Healthcare Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters®) Top 15 Health System in the US. This distinction recognizes outstanding clinical performance and quality outcomes at Baystate Health.

Also, Baystate Medical Center is proud to once again be named a Truven® Healthcare Analytics Top 100 Hospital, Major Teaching Hospital in the US. Baystate Medical Center has received this designation four times.

In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 the Baystate Medical Center received a perfect rating and the title of "Best Healthcare Facility for LGBT Families" for the hospital's inclusive policies and treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people; only eight hospitals in the country have been recognized with this honor

Re-designated Magnet Hospital, BMC

Hospitals and Health Networks Most Wireless Award (2005, 2008, 2012, 2013), BMC

Baystate Medical Center was named a 2012 Top Leapfrog Hospital for the 6th time, putting it in the Top Hospitals Nationally for Patient Safety and Quality.

Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence (2004-2014), BMC

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Baystate Health is home to many landmarks including the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, Paradise City Arts Festival which rates the number one art festival in the nation, and numerous museums including Norman Rockwell and the Dr. Suess Memorial.

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