About Winchester Hospital

Since 1912

Founded in 1912, Winchester Hospital is a nonprofit, acute care, community hospital north of Boston. In addition to inpatient services at the 229-bed hospital in Winchester, there are outpatient centers in Medford, Reading, Wilmington, and Woburn.

In 2014, Winchester joined the Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network (BILHPN) and is now a part of the BILHPN system of 13 hospitals, including 3 academic teaching hospitals, 8 community hospitals, an inpatient behavioral health center and a premier orthopedics hospital. BILH also offers thousands of primary care and specialty care providers, and a number of ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers, homecare services, outpatient behavioral health centers and addiction treatment programs. 

Winchester Hospital provides care in major clinical areas, including medicine, surgery, pediatrics, cancer care, urgent care, obstetrics/gynecology, integrated home care and newborn care. It enjoys teaching affiliations with Tufts Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Cambridge Health Alliance.

The Winchester PROMISE

The work of Winchester Hospital is guided every day by its mission: To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community, and by our PROMISE values, which provide every staff member with clear behavioral and organizational expectations and focus.

  • Promoting Team Work
  • Respect
  • Ownership
  • Maintaining a Positive Attitude
  • Initiative
  • Safety and Quality
  • Empathy

Winchester Quality

Winchester is consistently recognized for its commitment to patients. Winchester is accredited by a number of organizations and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters, Leapfrog, and Healthgrades for its patient safety.  It was the first community hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet Recognition, has earned a NICHE designation, and features regularly on Boston’s  “Best Place to Work” lists. 

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