Awards & Recognition

Winchester Hospital is proud to be honored for its outstanding care and pursuit of higher standards of excellence, both for the patients we serve and the people who care for them.

Our Award-Winning Care

For more than a century, Winchester Hospital has been providing award-winning care. We are honored to be consistently recognized with designations from outside accrediting organizations and awards recognizing us as a best place to work. We also take great pride in our staff and their accomplishments inside and outside Winchester Hospital. Here are some recent national and local accolades received for our high-quality care and nursing excellence, and as a top employer. 

  • In 2019, Winchester Hospital earned a national distinction for excellence in patient safety from Leapfrog, a prominent national health quality rating organization. The hospital received an ‘A’ rating, which is the highest ranking possible.

  • In 2019, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded Winchester Hospital 5 STARS for "Overall Hospital Quality."

  • Winchester Hospital is the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet Recognition®. In 2018, the hospital earned designation for the fourth time.
  • In 2019, Winchester Hospital was ranked "high performing" in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Pulmonology and Lung Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology and Urology by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, Winchester Hospital was "high performing" for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure.

  •  Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders Accreditation - Winchester Hospital has achieved NICHE designation. NICHE is a national initiative based at the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University designed to facilitate the adoption of evidence-based geriatric best practices throughout institutions to improve nursing care for older adult patients.

  • The Joint Commission National Quality Approval 2019 - Winchester Hospital received accreditation from The Joint Commission.

  • Winchester Hospital was the first community hospital in eastern Massachusetts to perform robotic surgery with the da Vinci® Surgical System.

  • Nineteen Winchester Hospital physicians were featured on Boston magazine’s 2019 list of “Top Docs” in Greater Boston