Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), a 793-bed teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is recognized internationally for its excellence and innovation in patient care, biomedical research, and education and training programs for physicians, scientists and health care professionals. In addition, BWH is committed to health equity and reducing disparities locally and through its numerous global health programs.
Consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's Best Hospitals, BWH is recognized for its expertise in heart and vascular care, cancer care, orthopedic and arthritis treatment, neurologic and neurosurgical care, women's health, and virtually every other area of adult medicine. BWH is the second largest NIH-funded hospital in the country, and has been home to pioneering studies and many firsts, including organ transplantation and mitral valve surgery.
Brigham and Women's Hospital is committed to providing the highest-quality, patient- and family-centered care. Regarded as one of the safest hospitals anywhere, BWH was a pioneer developer of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) to prevent medication errors, now an accepted safety practice in the U.S. and abroad.
Along with its modern inpatient facilities in the heart of Boston's Longwood Medical Area, BWH provides seamless care across an extensive network of outpatient services and clinics, neighborhood primary care health centers, and state-of-the art diagnostic and treatment centers.
BWH is a founding member of Partners Healthcare System, one of the most prominent integrated delivery systems in the U.S.