For over 115 years, Cottage Hospital has served the residents of the Upper Connecticut Valley. According to Maria Ryan, RN, PhD, the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, “We’ve created an atmosphere where everyone strives for excellence. This culture of excellence is evident in the hospital's quality results."
Today, Cottage Hospital is a 35-bed Critical Access Hospital that continues to be recognized for providing exemplary care. We are a highly rated organization that puts the consumer first by offering cutting edge services at a reasonable cost. A designated Trauma Center for adults and pediatrics, the hospital also boasts a multi-specialty Rural Health Clinic, the Center of Orthopedic Excellence, and the Ray of Hope acute voluntary inpatient mental health unit. The hospital has a Transfer Center to accept medical, surgical, and trauma patients from other rural and critical access hospitals.
Cottage Hospital has received many national awards to include Healthstrong Award for Excellence, HealthStrong Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals by iVantage Health Analytics, and a Top 20 Best Practices in Quality Designation by the National Rural Health Association. In addition, the hospital was the first hospital in the nation to successfully attest to Meaningful Use 2, which refers to the stringent technology criteria required by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid, as well as recieved the 2015 Business of the Year Award given by the Cohase Chamber of Commerce.
Cottage Hospital is honored to be a part of each patients healthcare journey. We pledge to standby our mission 'To strengthen the health of our community by providing accessible, compassionate, quality care'.