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Awards & Recognition

US News and World Report

New England Baptist Hospital is rated as high performing for hip and knee replacement procedures.

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US News and World Report 

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New England Baptist Hospital ranked one of the best for Orthopedics

New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) has once again been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-2015 in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. NEBH is the only hospital in New England to specialize exclusively in musculoskeletal disease and orthopedics.

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. NEBH was ranked #16 nationally for orthopedics and made the best regional hospitals lists – #4 among metropolitan Boston hospitals, #5 in Massachusetts.

U.S. News evaluates hospitals in 16 adult specialties. NEBH was among 144 hospitals—roughly 3 percent of the 4,743 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.

Guardian of Excellence Award


For the seventh year in a row the Baptist has been awarded the prestigious Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award. The Guardian of Excellence Award (formerly the Summit Award) is a national award for exceptional patient satisfaction. The award recognizes top-performing hospitals that sustain the highest level of national performance, ranking in the 95th percentile or greater in patient satisfaction for at least three consecutive years. This is the seventh consecutive year that the hospital has been in the 98th percentile or higher for inpatient satisfaction. NEBH is the only hospital in New England to receive this award for seven consecutive years.

The Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®

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In 2013, NEBH earned “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” Recognition from The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. This recognition was for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for surgical care.

Becker’s Hospital Review Top Hospital 


Becker’s Hospital Review named NEBH among the top hospitals nationally with a great orthopedics program for 2014.


New England Baptist Hospital was recognized by Healthgrades in 2015 for patient safety excellence and outstanding patient experience. 

2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award

NEBH was recognized among the Top 5% of hospitals in the nation for patient safety. This award distinguishes NEBH as an excellent performer in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stays.

2015 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

NEBH was recognized among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation for patient experience. This award was given to the highest performers on responses to surveys which are collected after patients are discharged and used to assess performance based on a patient’s perspective of care.

Becker's Hospital Review 100 Great Places to Work


New England Baptist Hospital was named to the 2013 Becker's Hospital Review list of 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. The list was developed through nominations and editorial research, and winners were chosen for their robust benefits, wellness initiatives, professional development opportunities and work environments that promote employee collaboration and satisfaction.

Boston Globe’s Best Places to Work


The Baptist was named a Top Place to Work by the Boston Globe. Only 4 other local hospitals made the list. The Boston Globe’s “100 Top Places to Work” survey is designed to see which employers in Massachusetts deliver the most rewarding work experience, according to their employees.

Cherished Neighborhood Asset Award

NEBH received the first ever Cherished Neighborhood Asset Award from Mission Hill Main Streets. This award honors a local institution that consistently demonstrates neighborliness to the Mission Hill Community.