Every year, as part of our vital mission to promote health and wellness throughout southeastern Connecticut, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital sponsors, develops and participates in a wide variety of community-based programs and services. During 2019, L+M managed $41.4 million in financial aid in-kind contributions through five wide-ranging programs: Guaranteeing Access to Care; Advancing Careers in Health Care; Promoting Health & Wellness; Building Stronger Neighborhoods; and Creating Healthier Communities. We are proud to summarize those efforts in the annual Community Benefit Report.
The core of our health care services is the hospital itself. For more than 100 years, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital has not only served the medical needs of the community, but also pioneered advances in medicine and trained thousands of healthcare professionals. Today, as a member of Yale New Haven Health – which also includes Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, Westerly Hospital, Yale New Haven Hospital and Northeast Medical Group – L+M is a distinguished institution whose 2,343 employees remain dedicated to the health care needs of our community.