Awards & Recognitions

Each year, Massachusetts General Hospital is recognized for achieving the highest standards in patient care, education and research, ranking the hospital among the most prestigious medical institutions.

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US News and World Report Honor Roll Award
U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals, 2014-15

U.S. News & World Report ranks Mass General #1 in New England and #2 in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

Nurses Magnet Award
American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Hospital

Magnet designation represents the highest honor available for nursing excellence and is achieved by fewer than 7% of hospitals in the United States. In 2003, Mass General became the first hospital in the state of Massachusetts to receive this distinction.

Leapfrog Top Hospital Award
Leapfrog Top Hospital

Mass General has been designated as a “Top Hospital” for patient safety and health care quality practices by The Leapfrog Group, whose quality and safety survey is an important measure of a hospital’s commitment to patients’ well being

Boston Business Journal Most Admired Health Care Company
Boston Business Journal Most Admired Health Care Company

The Boston Business Journal has named Mass General one of the most admired health care companies in Massachusetts, as part of its online 2013 Most Admired Companies, CEOs and Brands survey. Readers also selected Mass General as the Readers’ Choice winner in the health care category.

Gold Performance Achievement Award
Gold Performance Achievement Award—Stroke

Mass General has received the American Stroke Association's Get With the Guidelines Gold Performance Achievement Award. This award honors the hospital for implementing best practices for stroke care and ensuring stroke patients receive the highest quality care according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

Best Employers for Workers Over 50 Award
AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50

For four years, AARP has named Mass General as one of the top employers in the United States for employees over age 50.

Best Places to Work in Acadamia Award
The Scientist Best Places to Work in Academia, 2013

The Scientist, a magazine for life sciences professionals, has again honored Mass General as one of the Best Places to Work in Academia.

The Boston Globe 100 Top Places to Work
The Boston Globe 100 Top Places to Work

Massachusetts General Hospital was selected by the Boston Globe as one of the top 25 large companies to work for in Massachusetts.

Healthcare Equality Index
LGBT Healthcare Equality Index, 2013

Mass General is recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for its commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients and their families.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has selected Mass General as a "Blue Distinction Center" for both cardiac care and complex and rare cancers. The Blue Distinction program encourages collaboration with providers who improve quality outcomes and affordability and empowers consumers to make effective personal health care decisions.


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