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Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital recognized for outstanding performance on 2021 Lown Hospitals Index

The Lown Institute Hospitals Index, now in its second year, measures hospitals’ social responsibility. It takes into account the full breadth of what hospitals do, evaluating hospitals’ performance based on how well they treat their patients, their commitment to providing high-value care and their investment in community health. This year, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner is being recognized for its outstanding performance among the more than 3,000 hospitals ranked.

BWFH is recognized for the following achievements:

National Social Responsibility Grade: A
National Patient Outcomes Grade: A
National Value of Care Grade: A
National Clinical Outcomes Grade: A
National Patient Satisfaction Grade: A
Top 100 in the Nation for Cost Efficiency
National Cost Efficiency Grade: A
#4 in Massachusetts for Patient Satisfaction
#3 in Massachusetts for Cost Efficiency

“At Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, we believe that everyone should have the chance to live a healthy life,” says President David O. McCready. “To see the fruits of labor reflected in our Lown Hospitals Index score makes me proud.”

To learn more about the Lown Institute Hospitals Index and explore this year’s rankings, visit


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