Awards and Recognition

Recent Achievements

  • Twelve consecutive straight “A” letter grades for hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group – one of only 59 hospitals in the entire nation
  • Recognized three years in a row for clinical excellence in wound care: Center of Distinction in 2014; Center of Excellence in 2015 and Center of Excellence in 2016
  • American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Award – 2016
  • Cancer Center accreditation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons
  • Named a Top Hospital in the Region three years in a row: 2013, 2014 and 2015 – by The Leapfrog Group.
  • State leader in decreased readmissions, 2011-2013
  • Top Performer in Patient Satisfaction and Patient Experience from Healthgrades — one of only four hospital in the state and the only hospital in central Massachusetts to receive both awards, placing us among the top 2%.
  • Ranked #7 out of more than 60 Massachusetts hospitals surveyed by GoLocalWorcester.com
  • Mass Department of Public Health SCORE (Stroke Collaborative Reaching for Excellence) Award for defect-free care
  • A statewide award by an advisory panel to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) for the exemplary work of its TB Clinic.
  • Joint Commission Top Improver for CORE Measures
  • Ranking among the top 2 percent of all hospitals in the country for short wait times, according to statistics compiled by an influential healthcare publication.

Among our other nationally-recognized achievements, we are proud to have these valued partnerships and certifications:

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COVID Policy Update:

Effective December 1, 2022, UMass Memorial Health -Harrington has implemented a new visitor policy:
  • Inpatient Medical Units – up to 2 visitors are allowed at a time (visiting hours are 10 AM to 6 PM)
  • Outpatient Areas and Physician Services Offices – one visitor is allowed
  • Emergency Departments in Southbridge and Webster – one visitor is allowed
All patients and visitors are required to wear a surgical or KN95 mask and must observe social distancing guidelines in all public areas and waiting areas.

Our top priority is to protect you, our patients, communities, and healthcare workers.