About Emerson

High-quality healthcare comes home


Emerson Health provides advanced medical services to more than 300,000 people in 25 towns. Our core mission is to deliver exceptional patient-centered care that is highly reliable, safe, compassionate, equitable, efficient, and coordinated. We make high-quality healthcare more accessible to those who live and work in our community at Emerson Hospital in Concord, health centers in Bedford, Westford, Groton, Sudbury and Concord, as well as urgent care centers in Hudson, Maynard and Littleton.

Emerson is well known for its outstanding nursing care and patient-centered specialty facilities, including the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke, the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center, the Clough Surgical Center and the Clough Birthing Center, home to the area’s only special care level 2 nursery for moderately ill newborns.

While we provide all of the services that most patients will ever need, our strong clinical collaborations with Boston’s academic medical centers ensures that you have streamlined access to world-class resources for more advanced care should you need it.

At Emerson Health, we are committed to your health and well-being. Emerson is proud to have the highest safety and quality scores, including an A for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group and a five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service.

Our Vision

Emerson Health strives to be a trusted healthcare provider, valued community partner, and creator of positive change in our region. We aim to help all people achieve their full potential for health and wellness throughout their lives.

Our Values

Excellence, Compassion, Empathy, Inclusion, Integrity, Respect, Safety, Dignity, Innovation, and Team Work

Our Mission & Commitment

Emerson Health's mission is to deliver exceptional patient-centered care that is highly reliable, safe, compassionate, and equitable. We are committed to a culture of belonging, inclusivity, diversity and equity.  We value and appreciate individuality and diversity of thought, experience, and perspective.

Emerson Health believes that all patients have the right to care regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, ability to pay, membership or activity in a local commission, political affiliation, or place of residence. We support a culture where every person is respected and treated fairly. 
Emerson Health is committed to health equity and works within our organization and our community to ensure that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health and well-being. 

Boston Magazine 2024 Top Doctors at Emerson Health

Sixty-five physicians and surgeons from Emerson Health were selected as Top Doctors in Boston Magazine’s 2024 Top Doctors issue.

Emerson Hospital Recognized for Top Patient Care from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Emerson Hospital was nationally recognized for its outstanding commitment to patient care and safety by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Emerson Recognized as Top Maternity Hospital by Newsweek

Emerson Hospital’s Birthing Center earned national recognition as one of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2023 by Newsweek, one of only five hospitals in Massachusetts to receive the highest honor.