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Holy Family AT-A-GLANCE

Established - 1950 as Bon Secours Hospital

Beds - 261 licensed beds

Patients Visits - 200,000+ (annually)

Births - 1,100

Emergency Visits - 48,000

Employees - 1,500 total; 430 RNs; 65 percent live and work in surrounding communities

Physicians - 510 on staff

Largest employer in Methuen, MA - Employing generations of caregivers as employees' children and grandchildren enter the workforce. 

More than 60 Years of Caring for Our Community

Holy Family Hospital, a Steward® Family Hospital, is a 261-bed acute-care hospital serving some 450,000 people in 20 communities throughout the Merrimack Valley and southern New Hampshire, including Methuen, Lawrence, Andover, North Andover, and Haverhill, MA; and Salem, NH. Holy Family is a member of Steward Health Care, the largest fully integrated community care organization in New England.

World class Health Care Where You Live

When you need medical care, you want experts you can trust. You want advanced technology. You want compassionate people who strive to make you feel like you are their one and only patient. And you want to receive care in your own community, close to home. That’s why you want Holy Family.

Our family of caregivers strive to treat you and your family as we would our own, with the compassion, respect and attention you deserve. Many of these caregivers are your neighbors, friends and even family. And we can respond to your healthcare needs using today's cutting-edge technologies, techniques and procedures.


Holy Family Hospital stands committed to service excellence and exceptional clinical quality. Holy Family is fully accredited and proudly received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission, the world leader in evaluating the quality and safety of patient care.

Key Services and Accolades

New Emergency Center - $21 million state-of-the-art facility; 34 private bays, double cardiac and trauma rooms and rapid evaluation services; accredited stroke facility that provides potential stroke patients with 24/7 access to rapid neurological evaluations by local neurological experts and neurologists from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Maternity/OB– Top 10 percent nationwide for patient satisfaction; Children’s Hospital neonatologists staffing the Level II Special Care Nursery 24/7; all private rooms, made-to-order meals, birthing and baby care classes; home to the "VIP" - Very Important Parent - Program

Heart Care– Primary Angioplasty Program to help save the lives of heart attack victims; Elective Coronary Angioplasty, 64-Slice CT Scanning; Cardiac Rehabilitation program certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)

William L. Lane Cancer Center – the region’s most comprehensive and clinically accomplished cancer program;highest rating from the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (CoC) and earned the highest rating from the CoC,with seven commendations; awarded an unconditional three-year accreditation by The American College of Radiology and The American Society for Radiation Oncology for achieving the highest level of patient safety and quality

Regional Center for Orthopedic Care – earned a Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for health care quality and is nationally recognized by BlueCross and BlueShield of Massachusetts as a Blue Distinction Center® for excellence in knee and hip replacement and spine surgery

Center for Sleep Medicine offering complete diagnostic and treatment options;our Center was the first in the country to prescribe patient use of the Positive Airway Pressure ventilator for home therapy; second center in the U.S. to successfully convert a patient from Cheyne-Stokes respiration

Center for Weight Control– Affiliated with St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston - which is accredited as a Level 1 Bariatric Center by the American College of Surgeons - and offers surgical procedures to help patients achieve weight loss goals

Women’s Health – Comprehensive services for all ages and stages of life; digital mammography, MammoSite five-day breast cancer treatment option; bone densitometry and more

Family Safety Project– One of only three domestic violence intervention programs in the state, this award-winning program has received state and national recognition for its commitment to address the crisis of domestic/family abuse

Caring for Our Community

At Holy Family, we believe that delivering exceptional care is as much about the quality of care we offer our patients as it is about caring for the individuals, families and organizations of our community. In addition to medical care, our clinical staff offers a variety of educational offerings and support programs at our hospital: outpatient clinics, family safety project, diabetes education, monthly senior suppers, and more.

We work hard to bring lectures and information to the community by working closely with local organizations in Methuen.


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