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Recent Awards + Recognitions

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children Boston Hospitals have recently won a number of awards recognizing our top doctors, exceptional patient care, innovative research and leading training programs:

The Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA has earned a score of “5” from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) in their latest outcome assessment study—making it the only Center in Massachusetts to receive the highest possible score.

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Tufts Medical Center is a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center+ for cardiac care, hip and knee replacement, spine surgery, gastric stapling and gastric band procedures. We are also a Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction Center of adult heart procedures.

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children provide outstanding clinical care to the patients and families that we serve. We currently have a "B" rating on Leapfrog's hospital safety rating system.

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Tufts Medical Center has been recognized by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association for the quality of care that we provide for heart disease and stroke patients. We are an official "Get with the Guidelines" Stroke Award+ and Stroke Honor Roll awardee.

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Boston Magazine has recognized Tufts Medical Center for having some of Boston's top doctors in 2016.


Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children had 79 top physicians named to Boston magazine Top Doctors in 45 different specialties in 2016.

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Tufts Medical Center finished calendar year 2016 as one of the top-10 heart transplant centers in the country, successfully completing 56 of the procedures. According to United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) data, Tufts MC’s heart transplant total ranked 10th nationally and 1st in New England, with more than twice as many of the procedures as any other center in the region.

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Tufts Medical Center is home to a National Association of Epilepsy Centers' Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. This recognition shows that our Epilepsy Center provices complex forms of intensive neurodiagnostic monitoring, as well as more extensive medical, neuropsychological, and psychosocial treatment. Level 4 centers also offer a complete evaluation for epilepsy surgery, including intracranial electrodes and a broad range of surgical procedures for epilepsy.

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The NIH has recognized Tufts MC for strong research.


Tufts Medical Center is among the top 10% of independent hospitals receiving National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding.



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Tufts Medical Center's Primary Care offices in Boston, Framingham and Quincy have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) with Level III status. 

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Tufts Medical Center is part of the University HealthSystem Consortium.


Tufts Medical Center has received the Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award from the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC). The award is given to top-performing academic medical centers in UHC’s rigorous annual review of quality, efficiency and patient-safety data.The award is based on an in-depth study of an academic medical center’s performance, including mortality, effectiveness, safety, equity, patient centeredness and efficiency. One hundred and two academic medical centers across the nation participated in UHC’s 2015 study and only 13 received the five-star ranking and Quality Leadership Award. Learn more >

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MHQP has awarded NEQCA, the physician network of Tufts Medical Center, for excellent quality.


In 2015 NEQCA, the physician network for Tufts Medical Center, was honored by Massachusetts Health Quality Partners for being the best performing physician network, for the fourth year in a row.

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Tufts Medical Center has been awarded for it's quality and patient outcomes.


Tufts Medical Center was named to the 2015 Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare Honor Roll. The Hospital Honor Roll names those hospitals whose performance was among the top 25 percent of those measured nationally on a set of composite quality metrics. The metrics evaluate clinical process of care, patient experience and patient safety and are based on CMS Hospital Compare and Leapfrog data.
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Tufts Medical Center was awarded 4 stars by Hospital Compare for Patient Experience.


Awarded 4 stars by Hospital Compare for Patient Experience for a full year in 2015. We were also awarded 4 stars for the way our doctors and nurses communicate with patients, and how likely patients are to recommend us for care. Hospital Compare is a tool created by Medicare.gov that compares hospitals based on their quality of care.

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The Joint Commission has recognized Tufts MC in Boston for high quality care.


Listed on the 2015 Joint Commission Honor Roll for Core Measures. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies health care organizations and programs in the United States.

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Tufts Medical Center was awarded a safety superstar by the AARP as one of the safest hospitals in America.


In 2013, the AARP named Tufts Medical Center one of their “safety superstars,” as one of the safest hospitals in America.

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Tufts Medical Center was part of the group that originally founded Minuteman Health.


In 2012, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded Tufts Medical Center an $88.5 million grant to sponsor the Minuteman Health Initiative, the first member-owned health plan in Massachusetts.

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The American College of Surgeons has recognized Tufts Medical Center in Boston as a level 1 trauma center.

In 2012, the American College of Surgeons and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health have designated Tufts Medical Center as a Level I Adult Trauma Center and Floating Hospital for Children as a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.