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About Us

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 29 clinical locations, 50 specialties and 725 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 675,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. 

The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates – together with VNA Care – work together and in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. 

We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives.



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.