Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Partners HealthCare
Ownership Structure: 
non-profit
Headquartered in: 
Massachusetts
Major Industry: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry: 
hospitals
Penalty total since 2000: 
$9,088,002
Number of records: 
27
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
employment-related offenses$4,399,89312
healthcare-related offenses$2,410,0003
consumer-protection-related offenses$2,074,0005
government-contracting-related offenses$140,0171
safety-related offenses$38,7954
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
employment discrimination$2,952,5251
Controlled Substances Act violation$2,350,0002
privacy violation$1,899,0003
wage and hour violation$1,420,2468
consumer protection violation$175,0002
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

Brigham and Women's Anesthesia Foundation, Inc.; Brigham and Women's Hospital; Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL; Nantucket Cottage Hospital; Newton-Wellesley Hospital; NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER; NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (SALEM HOSPITAL); Partners Health Care System, Inc.; Partners HealthCare System, Inc.; Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Corp., The; The General Hospital Corporation

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Individual Penalty Records:

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Brigham & Women's Hospital employment discrimination 2009 private lawsuit-federal $2,952,525
Massachusetts General Hospital Controlled Substances Act violation 2015 USAO $2,300,000
Massachusetts General Hospital privacy violation 2011 HHSOCR $1,000,000
Massachusetts General Hospital privacy violation 2018 HHSOCR $515,000
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc., The wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $497,357
Brigham and Women's Hospital privacy violation 2018 HHSOCR $384,000
Newton-Wellesley Hospital wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $267,487
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Corp., The wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $192,452
North Shore Medical Center, Inc., The wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $166,269
Partners HealthCare System Inc. consumer protection violation 2018 MA-AG $150,000
Brigham and Women's Anesthesia Foundation, Inc. False Claims Act and related 2002 MA-AG $140,017
Massachusetts General Hospital wage and hour violation 2001 WHD $118,840
Partners HealthCare System, Inc. wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $109,314
North Shore Medical Center HHS civil monetary penalties 2017 HHSOIG $60,000
Partners Healthcare System, Inc wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $57,524
Nantucket Cottage Hospital Controlled Substances Act violation 2018 USAO $50,000
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary consumer protection violation 2018 MA-AG $25,000
MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL environmental violation 2015 EPA $13,797
NEWTON WELLESLEY HOSPITAL environmental violation 2008 EPA $11,500
NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (SALEM HOSPITAL) workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $11,425
Brigham and Women's Hospital wage and hour violation 2020 MA-AG $11,003
NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $10,903
The General Hospital Corporation benefit plan administrator violation 2006 EBSA $10,001
Brigham and Womens Hospital benefit plan administrator violation 2005 EBSA $10,001
MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $10,000
Partners Health Care System, Inc. labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $7,120
NEWTON-WELLESLEY HOSPITAL workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $6,467
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