About Us

What Should I Know About Steward's Holy Family Hospitals?


Holy Family Hospital is a 310-bed full service, acute care hospital with two campuses located in Methuen and Haverhill, Massachusetts. Both locations provide comprehensive inpatient medical/surgical units, outpatients, and 24.7 emergency services, including eICUs, behavioral health units, cardiac telemetry and critical care service lines. Our Haverhill campus offers all private rooms and our Methuen campus offers a new state-of-the-art catheterization suite and  joint Center of Excellence named as a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction+ Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.

Awards & Recognition

We are proud to provide you with local access to award-winning services for specialties including orthopedics, wound care, women’s health, cardiovascular care, and stroke care.

In some cases we collaborate with other organizations:

National Quality Approval                                                                         

  • Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commissionan independent, not-for-profit 

    organization, whose certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality, reflecting an organization’s commitment to meeting specific performance standards. The Joint Commission’s vision is that all patients always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.


  • Grade-A_2018Holy Family Hospital earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade for Fall 2018 from the nationally recognized Leapfrog Group, an independent healthcare industry watchdog. Leapfrog’s Safety Grade gives health care consumers guidance about the safety of general acute-care hospitals, so they have the information they need when choosing a hospital for care. The Safety Grade represents a hospital’s overall capacity to keep patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors.


  • Top-Hospital_2018leapfrog top hospital social media icon Top-Hospital_2018 Holy Family Hospital has earned The Leapfrog Group Top Hospital Award, highlighting nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, for three out of the four last years. The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. Holy Family Hospital has earned the Top General Hospital Award from The Leapfrog Group. Holy Family Hospital is one of only 29 hospitals nationwide and is the only hospital in the Merrimack Valley and southern New Hampshire to earn this distinction for performance on national standards of quality and safety.


  • FIRST in Massachusetts to earn Advanced Certification in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation. This advanced certification demonstrates our commitment to the improvement of patient care and safety for the increasing number of patients undergoing total hip or total knee replacement surgery.


  • Nationally Recognized as a Blue Distinction Center® Plus for Excellence in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery by BlueCross BlueShield of Massachusetts.



  • healogics-logoA Center of Excellence - Holy Family Hospital's Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center has been named a Center of Excellence six years in a row by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. 



  • Selected, as part of Steward Health Care, to participate in the Massachusetts Demonstration Project for the new Massachusetts Medicaid Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to help transform the current Medicaid program, known as MassHealth, to an integrated model for the almost 2 million patients who use it. To be in an ACO, providers must show they can coordinate care with community partners across a continuum of care, something Steward Health Care already proved it can do well, as it has been part of the Federal Next Generation Medicare ACO, considered one of the most successful Medicare ACOs in the country. The Next Generation ACO aspires to attain the highest quality standards of care at lower costs to Medicare patients.


This is all part of our commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate care right here in your community where you can focus on your health and your family’s health without having to travel far. Most importantly, we strive to treat your family as we would our own