Norwood Hospital is a community-based, 264-bed facility offering a full
range of exceptional, quality health care
services to more than 300,000 people in
Norwood and 15 surrounding communities. Norwood Hospital is a
member of Steward Health Care, the largest fully integrated community
care organization in New England, and is accredited by the Joint
Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.
Norwood Hospital – At a Glance
Medical staff members: 467
Licensed beds: 264
Emergency department visits:
Outpatient visits: 129,000
Dedicated to continuously improving the type and quality of services it
offers, Norwood Hospital’s current medical
services include the Small Miracles Maternity Unit, a modern
emergency department, Children’s Hospital Boston Pediatrics, up-to-date
radiation oncology services, extensive endoscopic services, advanced
laparoscopic and neurological surgery, a Center for Pain Management, and
cardiac catheterization lab.
Norwood Hospital’s dedication to providing the highest quality of care
to its patients and its community is consistently recognized with many
of the region’s most prestigious awards, including:
June 2012, Norwood Hospital earned an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM
by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by
employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. U.S.
hospitals were assigned an A, B, C, D, or F for their safety.
The ratings reflect how safe a hospital is for its patients.
2012 American Heart Association/American Stroke
Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver
Plus Quality Achievement Award, recognizing r Norwood Hospital’s
commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of
stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment
according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.
Leapfrog Top Hospital, 2009 and 2010, for quality performance.
Norwood Hospital was one of only five urban hospitals in New
England to receive this honor.
Hospital Value Index™: Best in Value™ award for 2010 – top tier
of hospitals, nationwide, for quality and affordability.
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Stage 6
for Electronic Medical Record. Only 1.8 percent of hospitals,
nationwide, hold this title.
Boston Magazine’s 2010 and 2011 Top Doctors: Jonathan
Caine, MD, Pediatrics; John H. Al-Jamal, MD, FACOG, Obstetrics
and Gynecology; and Savitha Gowda, MD, Internal Medicine.