Established in 1985, Caritas Christi Health Care, New Englands largest community based hospital network, is a comprehensive, integrated health care delivery network providing community based medicine and tertiary care in eastern Massachusetts, southern New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Each hospital and facility within the Caritas family, while part of an extensive network of health care providers, has its own rich history of providing outstanding, compassionate care right in the communities where patients need it most. Caritas hospitals include Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Norwood Hospital in Norwood, Saint Annes Hospital in Fall River, and St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Brighton. Other members of the Caritas family, who provide social, educational or health care services include Caritas Home Care, Good Samaritan Hospice, Labour College, and Por Cristo. In addition, the system includes Caritas Physician Network, a 400physician group practice serving patients throughout the system. Together, the more than 12,000 individuals that comprise the Caritas family, work each day to provide world class care, close to home, where patients need it most. Caritas Christi Health Care and Quest Diagnostics Incorporated are pleased to announce that they have entered into a strategic alliance. Caritas commits to the people in the communities it serves to make their best hospital their closest hospital.