​About AJH

Anna Jaques Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is a not-for-profit community hospital serving the Merrimack Valley, North Shore and Southern New Hampshire.

Our mission is to provide measurably high quality medical care, in alliance with our medical staff.  Anna Jaques is recognized for delivering high quality community health care at a lower cost, with an emphasis on patient satisfaction. The hospital is clinically affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a Boston academic medical center and major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

Anna Jaques is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

Anna Jaques Hospital at a Glance:

  • Through the vision and charity of Miss Anna Jaques, the hospital was established in 1884 with a $25,000 gift.
  • 119-bed community hospital serving the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Seacoast area region.
  • Private rooms for nearly every patient who stays overnight for enhanced comfort and healing.
  • Recognized for providing high quality care at a lower cost, and a superior patient experience.
  • Clinically affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston – a Harvard teaching hospital.
  • 1,200 employees and more than 200 physicians on staff
  • 10,000+ inpatient and observation discharges annually
  • 700+ babies born each year
  • 4,700 surgeries performed annually
  • 27,000+ adults and children seen in the Emergency Department each year (Level III Trauma Center)
  • Named “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review in 2016, 2017, 2018; only one of four MA hospitals and the only MA community hospital