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 Commitment

Emerson Health is committed to a culture of belonging, inclusivity, diversity, and equity. We value and appreciate individuality and diversity of thought, experience, and perspective. We support a culture where every person is respected and treated fairly. Emerson embraces DEI principles with our patients at the center of our actions.

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.

Emerson Health CEO Update on Masking Changes and Public Health Emergency Ending

With the COVID Public Health Emergency ending on May 11, here are some details about changes you can expect at Emerson Health locations beginning May 12.