Waterbury Hospital, the cornerstone for the Greater Waterbury Health Network, is a 357-bed community and teaching hospital that, along with outpatient centers, affiliates and partners, provides world-class healthcare services to more than 350,000 people living in the Greater Waterbury Region. Among its centers of excellence are orthopaedic surgery, cardiology, a surgical innovations center, and a family birthing center. Waterbury Hospital serves as an education and training center for physicians and other professionals—it operates an internal medicine residency training program, a surgical residency training program, a pharmacy residency program along with serving as a training site for nursing and other clinical students.
Every day, the more than 600 members of the medical staff and 2,000 employees of Waterbury Hospital fulfill the promise to keep patients at the center of everything they do. The winning combination of its promise to keep patients first and the provision of world-class medical and healthcare services have led to national, prestigious awards for Waterbury Hospital’s clinical excellence, outstanding pulmonary and critical care, strong patient experience, and innovation in healthcare IT.
In addition to its caregiving role for patients and the community, Waterbury Hospital is an economic engine for the region, employing nearly 2,000 people and making direct contributions of $444 million to the local economy each year.