South Shore Health

southshorehealth.orgHeadquarters: South Weymouth, MA

South Shore Health
Headquarters: South Weymouth, MA

South Shore Health is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, charitable health system that includes primary and specialty care, acute care, urgent care and home and community services to over 700,000 residents of the South Shore and Southeastern Massachusetts. We are the region’s most comprehensive health care system providing the highest quality of medical care where and when it is needed.

South Shore Hospital, as part of South Shore Health, is the only community hospital in Massachusetts with a designated Level II Trauma Center. Our emergency department is the fourth busiest in Massachusetts, with over 96,000 visits a year. Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is the first and only one in the state of Massachusetts to receive designation as a Level III NICU. Our Home and Community Care staff makes over 200,000 home visits per year in 32 communities.

South Shore Health has earned an “A” rating from The Leapfrog Group — a designation that ranks our hospital among the safest in the country. South Shore Hospital is among the elite six percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program and has received the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence.


At South Shore Health we are redefining world-class care. We provide high-quality healthcare to the people of the South Shore and beyond. We are the next generation of healthcare, delivering exceptional resources to improve the health and wellness of our region. Our community knows us for our expertise, accessibility, highly skilled physicians, nurses and other clinical professionals, and important clinical partnerships.

Number of Staffed Beds
Total Discharges & Visits*
Outpatient Facilities
  • South Shore Hospital
  • South Shore Medical Center
  • South Shore Visiting Nurse Association
  • Hospice of the South Shore
  • South Shore NeuroSpine
  • Other not-for-profit health organization
Key Services
  • Primary and Specialty Care
  • Trauma and Acute Care
  • Cancer
  • Maternity/Newborn
  • Orthopedics
  • Bariatrics
  • Cardiology

*Source: Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), FY19