The Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center is recognized both nationally and internationally for its commitment to research and excellence in clinical care.
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.
Magnet-award winning nurses are staffed at the Vascular Center to provide patients with compassionate, timely care. Magnet designation represents the highest honor available for nursing excellence and is achieved by fewer than 7% of hospitals in the United States.
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.
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.
The Mass General Telestroke Center was recognized as a Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program for its use of technology to help stroke patients. The program uses interactive videoconferencing to connect stroke specialists with patients at any of 27 member hospitals across New England, allowing a neurologist and patient to see and hear each other in full color and in real time.
Part of the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, the Fireman Vascular Center trains residents, fellows and current providers in innovative therapies every year.
When you support the Fireman Vascular Center, you are making a significant contribution to advancing care at the hospital.