South Shore Hospital is the leading regional provider of acute, outpatient, home health, and hospice care to the approximately 725,000 residents of Southeastern Massachusetts. South Shore Hospital is a subsidiary of South Shore Health and Educational Corporation. Both are charitable, not-for-profit, tax-exempt organizations, governed by a volunteer board of directors. Our home health care divisi...on includes South Shore Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the South Shore and Home & Health Resources.
One of the hallmarks of South Shore Hospital’s reputation as a premier health care facility is the significant financial support provided by a broad base of generous donors. Philanthropy and volunteerism continue to play a major role in the ability to fulfill our mission: “benefit the people of our region by promoting good health through healing, caring and comforting.” South Shore Hospital was founded in 1922 by a group of individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of the community. That spirit prevails as South Shore Hospital continues to grow and meet the needs of the community through innovation, investment in highly-trained clinical talent and advanced technology and a commitment to compassionate care. The hospital’s 922-member medical staff represents all leading medical specialties. South Shore Hospital employs 3,896 people, supported by a team of more than 700 volunteers.