Holy Family Hospital’s Methuen and Haverhill Campuses Awarded “A” Safety Grade by Independent Industry Watchdog
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Holy Family Hospital in Methuen and Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley in Haverhill have both been awarded “A” grades for the Fall 2014 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections.
Good Samaritan Medical Center Fifth-Time Recipient of “A” Safety Grade by Independent Industry Watchdog
Friday, October 31, 2014
Good Samaritan Medical Center was awarded an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections.
All Steward Health Care Acute Care Hospitals Awarded “A” Safety Grade by Independent Industry Watchdog
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
All 10 acute care hospital campuses in the Steward Health Care System were awarded an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Norwood Hospital announced that it has received Healthgrades 2015 General Surgery Excellence Award, placing them among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation, according to this year’s evaluation from Healthgrades. Healthgrades is the leading online consumer resource for guiding informed decisions in physician, hospital and care selection.
Monday, October 27, 2014
To qualify, candidates must demonstrate the highest clinical, educational and ethical ideals of the healing profession.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Dr. Fenton has joined Steward Primary Care of Southern New Hampshire in Salem.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center first in New England to successfully use new balloon catheter to treat patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease
Monday, October 20, 2014
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center became the first hospital in New England to use the Lutonix 035 Drug Coated Balloon PTA Catheter, a new device to treat patients with peripheral artery disease. The device will offer patients the ability to undergo endovascular procedures to treat peripheral vascular disease that “leave nothing behind” and offers new hope for patients who suffer from symptomatic peripheral vascular disease or are at risk for lower extremity amputations.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released results of the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) pilot program. In the second year of the program, Steward generated $19.2 million of savings for the Medicare program, the best performance among Massachusetts Pioneers and the second best performance of all Pioneer ACOs in the nation.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Steward Health Care System LLC (Steward) announced the appointment of Roger D. Mitty, MD, as interim president of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton. Mitty has been a part of St. Elizabeth’s medical staff for more than twenty years.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Norwood Hospital has joined hospitals across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by going 100% smoke-free throughout the campus, effective October 1, 2014. The new policy prohibits use of all tobacco products, including cigarettes and e-cigarettes, on the Norwood Hospital campus as well as satellite locations.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Good Samaritan Medical Center recently expanded Women’s Imaging Services at a new location in North Easton which includes one of the latest technologies in breast imaging.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Honored with American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Monday, September 29, 2014
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine recently earned the prestigious American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center celebrates its 100th anniversary in Brighton. A Mass with Cardinal Seán O’Malley highlighted the observance on Monday, September 22, 2014 and many members of the community including local legislators, business leaders and St. Elizabeth’s health care partners participated.
Holy Family Hospital's Regional Center for Orthopedic Care Brings MAKOplasty to the Merrimack Valley
Friday, September 19, 2014
Technology for partial knee resurfacing and total hip replacements provides a minimally-invasive surgical option now available to patients affected by osteoarthritis and other degenerative joint diseases. Free informational seminars provide information on knee and hip conditions, treatment options including MAKOplasty.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Good Samaritan Medical Center welcomes Maureen Whalen, MD and Scott Dreiker, MD as new OB/GYN physicians employed by Steward Medical Group (SMG).