Top hospitals in Massachusetts by number of beds
How many hospitals are in Massachusetts?
Below, we list Massachusetts hospitals by the highest number of staffed beds. This metric is updated annually from Medicare Cost Report data and supplemented with proprietary research.
Top 20 Massachusetts hospitals with the highest number of staffed beds
|Rank||Definitive ID||Hospital name||Location||Hospital type||Number of staffed beds||Explore dataset|
|1||1973||Massachusetts General Hospital||Boston, MA||Short term acute care hospital||995||Explore|
|2||1969||Brigham and Women's Hospital||Boston, MA||Short term acute care hospital||812||Explore|
|3||1970||Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center||Boston, MA||Short term acute care hospital||718||Explore|
|4||1940||Baystate Medical Center||Springfield, MA||Short term acute care hospital||706||Explore|
|5||6261||Hebrew SeniorLife - Hebrew Rehabilitation Center||Roslindale, MA||Short term acute care hospital||667||Explore|
|6||1981||UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus||Worcester, MA||Short term acute care hospital||651||Explore|
|7||5375||Tewksbury Hospital||Tewksbury, MA||Short term acute care hospital||540||Explore|
|8||274100||Brockton VA Medical Center||Brockton, MA||VA hospital||448||Explore|
|9||274099||West Roxbury VA Medical Center||West Roxbury, MA||VA hospital||448||Explore|
|10||1976||Boston Medical Center||Boston, MA||Short term acute care hospital||428||Explore|
|11||1979||Boston Children's Hospital||Boston, MA||Children's hospital||415||Explore|
|12||550047||St Luke's Hospital||New Bedford, MA||Short term acute care hospital||391||Explore|
|13||1947||Lowell General Hospital - Main Campus||Lowell, MA||Short term acute care hospital||390||Explore|
|14||1966||Tufts Medical Center||Boston, MA||Short term acute care hospital||385||Explore|
|15||1960||South Shore Hospital||South Weymouth, MA||Short term acute care hospital||374||Explore|
|16||1956||Lahey Hospital & Medical Center - Burlington||Burlington, MA||Short term acute care hospital||335||Explore|
|17||1927||Charlton Memorial Hospital||Fall River, MA||Short term acute care hospital||328||Explore|
|18||1936||Holy Family Hospital - Methuen||Methuen, MA||Short term acute care hospital||293||Explore|
|19||5571||Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital||Worcester, MA||Psychiatric hospital||290||Explore|
|20||1935||North Shore Medical Center - Salem Hospital||Salem, MA||Short term acute care hospital||272||Explore|
What is the largest hospital in Massachusetts by bed count?
Massachusetts General Hospital has the highest bed count among hospitals in the state with 995 staffed beds. Also known as Mass General, the Boston hospital is a leading academic medical center, magnet hospital, and research facility.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital has the second highest number of beds among Massachusetts hospitals with 812 beds. Another leading academic medical center in Boston, Brigham and Women’s Hospital is part of the same integrated delivery network (IDN) as Mass General, Mass General Brigham.
Most of the top Massachusetts hospitals are short-term acute care hospitals and the rest are VA hospitals, a children’s hospital, and a psychiatric hospital. Six are located in Boston and two are in Worcester. The average number of staffed beds for these 20 hospitals is 494 beds.
What is the average bed size for Massachusetts hospitals?
Based on the most recent data from the 159 Massachusetts hospitals in HospitalView, the average number of staffed beds is 176 beds.
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