Healthcare in Boston


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Medicine depicting healthcare in BostonThanks to Boston’s many prestigious universities, the city is a centre of medical research and is home to some of the best hospitals in the country. These mostly huddle together in the Longwood Medical Area, adjacent to the Fenway district. Some hospitals in Boston are excellent teaching hospitals affiliated directly with specific academic institutions.
 
Healthcare in Boston is overseen by the Boston Public Health Commission, the oldest health department in the US. The organisation is an independent public agency that provides a wide range of healthcare programmes and services.
 
Pharmacies are widely available in Boston, from large chain stores to smaller local outlets; some of these are open 24/7. 
 
Expats moving to Boston should ensure that they have a comprehensive healthcare plan in order to have access to the top medical facilities in the city.
 
Some of the most reputable hospitals in Boston include:
 

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 667 7000
 

Brigham and Women's Hospital

75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: (617) 732 5500 
 

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01805
Tel: (781) 744 5100
 

Massachusetts General Hospital

55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Tel: (617) 726 2000 

 

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

2014 Washington Street
Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462
Tel: (617) 243 6000

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