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Our Mission

To create an environment in which patients and their families, in partnership with our caring professionals, receive exceptional care without exception.

We will achieve our mission by:

  • Finding innovative solutions to the problems, concerns and unmet needs of our patients and families.

  • Empowering patients to become active participants in their own health care.

  • Educating the BMC community about patient rights and responsibilities.

  • Providing guidance regarding Advance Directives, including the Massachusetts Health Care Proxy.

  • Facilitating effective communication among patients, families and staff.

Our Goal

At Boston Medical Center, our goal is to provide exceptional care without exception. We work hard to achieve this goal, however at times we may not meet our patient’s expectations. We want to learn from the unique experiences of our patients and visitors, whether pleasant or unpleasant. We welcome your comments about your experience at Boston Medical Center and are here to help you resolve any issues that arise in a neutral and non-threatening way.

For Questions or Assistance Making an Appointment

Call: 800.841.4325 toll-free

Boston Medical Center
Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center
ATTN: HIPAA Privacy Officer
850 Harrison Avenue, BR-09B
Boston, MA 02118

Medical Records Office for Mailing or Hand Delivering Authorizations or Picking Up Documents 
Boston Medical Center
Health Information Management (Medical Records)
Release of Information Unit,
Basement Yawkey Building
850 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118


Helpful Phone Numbers

Main Switchboard
Call: 617.638.8000

General Information
Call: 617.638.6800

Medical Records
Call: 617.414.4201

Patient Billing
Call: 617.638.6157

TTY
Call: 800.439.2370

More Helpful Phone Numbers


Learn More

Quick Links

BMC Connect for Patients
Provider Directory
Community Health Centers
Request Medical Records
Directions to BMC
BMC Campus Virtual Tour
Accessibility Information

Downloads (PDF)

BMC Campus Map
What Makes BMC Special
Inspire Newsletter
Patient’s Bill of Rights


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