Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 150 bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain, just 3.4 miles from the Longwood medical area, and across the street from the Arnold Arboretum.
Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of the surrounding communities by offering comprehensive medical, surgical and psychiatric care, as well as complete emergency, ambulatory and diagnostic services. Our convenient setting, private rooms, patient friendly environment and compassionate staff are just a few of the many aspects of care that patients tell us make a difference.
Our largest inpatient services are internal medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, pulmonary, orthopedics, gastroenterology and general/GI surgery. In FY 2012, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital had over 7,600 discharges and provided ambulatory support services for over 188,000 patient visits.
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital was recently named one of the nation's top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital was recognized by The Joint Commission based on data reported about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and children’s asthma