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About Us

Atrius Health, an innovative nonprofit healthcare leader, delivers an effective system of connected care for more than 745,000 adult and pediatric patients at 31 medical practice locations in eastern Massachusetts. Atrius Health’s 715 physicians and primary care providers, along with 425 additional clinicians, work together with the home health and hospice services of our VNA Care subsidiary and in close collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing.  Our vision is to transform care to improve lives. Atrius Health provides high-quality, patient-centered, coordinated, cost effective care to every patient we serve. By establishing a solid foundation of shared decision making, understanding and trust with each of its patients, Atrius Health enhances their health and enriches their lives. Atrius Health is the sole Allied Member of The Permanente Federation.


What's in a name?

We created the word Atrius to represent the ideals we stand for and the quality of our care; it is emblematic of our passion for creating a better way to deliver healthcare.

Atrius is derived by combining the words “Atrium” and “Radius.”  “Atrium” is an open central courtyard or dedicated special space. “Radius” defines a circle or sphere or is a measure of range of activity or influence. 

Therefore, Atrius Health is a warm, welcoming space defined by the relationship between our patients – who are at the center – and the physicians and medical teams who care for them.