August 10, 2017

Saint Anne’s Hospital awarded first place as “Best Hospital” by local “People’s Choice Awards”

Fall River, Mass. – Saint Anne’s Hospital has been awarded first place as “Best Hospital” in the Massachusetts South Coast region as part of the “Best of the Best” Official People’s Choice Awards program sponsored by the New Bedford Standard-Times and the SouthCoast Media Group.

More than 57,000 votes were cast in 123 categories of business, from beauty, entertainment and dining, to education, health and community services.

Saint Anne's Hospital Best Hospital Award

Saint Anne’s President Michael Bushell noted that the award’s significance “means that our reputation as a high-quality provider of compassionate, safe, effective health care is growing throughout the entire South Coast region.

“This reputation is based on the work that all of us at Saint Anne’s – employees, medical staff, ambassadors, leadership, and the board of directors – are committed to performing at a top level each and every day. Most importantly, it means that our focus on caring for our patients as people, fostering a culture of safety, and ensuring the best possible outcomes is resonating profoundly with patients and families throughout the region.”

For a complete list of all “Best of the Best” awards, visit the program’s official guide.

About Saint Anne’s Hospital

Founded by the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation in 1906, Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts, is a full-service, acute care Catholic hospital with 185 beds and satellite locations in Attleboro, Swansea, Dartmouth, New Bedford, and Stoughton, Massachusetts. A member of Steward Health Care, Saint Anne’s provides nationally recognized patient- and family-centered inpatient care (including all private rooms) and outpatient clinical services to patients from surrounding Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. In addition to comprehensive diagnostic, medical, surgical, and emergency services, Saint Anne’s key services include the Joint Commission-certified Center for Orthopedic Excellence; Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center; ambulatory surgery centers in Attleboro and Dartmouth; the Center for Pain Management in Swansea and Dartmouth; and geriatric psychiatry services at locations in Fall River and Stoughton.