Winchester Hospital is the first community hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, otolaryngology-head & neck surgery, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.
Winchester Hospital was named to FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Winchester Hospital, the only Massachusetts hospital included in the 13th annual listing, is ranked No. 99.
In June 2009, Winchester Hospital was named as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Massachusetts by Boston Business Journal, becoming the first large company to win the coveted top spot two years in a row, and one of only four companies to be recognized all seven years of the program’s existence. In November 2009, the Boston Globe named Winchester Hospital as No. 2 on the Globe 100’s Top Places to Work ’09. Winchester Hospital had earned the Boston Globe’s top ranking in the debut listing of top employers in Massachusetts in 2008.
Founded in 1824, MEEI is an international leader in Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology research and a teaching partner of Harvard Medical School. The Infirmary has earned an international reputation for its successful treatment of the most difficult diseases and conditions of the eye, ear, nose, throat, head and neck, and for its outstanding contributions to medical research and education. In 2008, MEEI has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the 4th best hospital in the United States for Ophthalmology and 5th best in the nation for Otolaryngology. The primary teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School in ophthalmology and otolaryngology, Mass. Eye and Ear trains more than 110 residents and fellows each year in its various sub-specialties, including cornea, neuro-ophthalmology, retina, eye pathology, pediatrics, glaucoma, ocular oncology, immunology, head & neck surgery, oncology, pediatric otolaryngology, facial plastics, and otology.