St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s Center for Wound Care earned a national award for clinical excellence. The Center of Distinction award, which was given to St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center by Healogics, St. Elizabeth’s Center for Wound Care management company, highlights outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a wound healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days.
Heart health is one of the most important factors that can affect wound healing. Chronic wounds affect approximately 6.7 million people in the United States, and these wounds cost more than $50 billion annually. If left untreated, chronic wounds can lead to a diminished quality of life and possible amputation of the affected limb.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is the first hospital in New England to implant a new investigational device to treat Heart Failure (HF) designed to improve heart function and reduce HF symptoms.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center congratulates 36 members of its medical staff who were honored by Boston Magazine as a “Top Doctor 2016” in its December 2016 issue.
Steward Medical Group Weston Internal Medicine and Wellness Center has expanded its practice to welcome Jennifer Burzyk, a nurse practitioner, and is now also offering Nutrition, Psychology, Meditation, and Yoga sessions with local experts.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center congratulates the three recipients of the annual St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Scholarship to benefit local residents pursuing health care-related higher education. The three recipients are Leah Buckley attending the MGH Institute of Health Professionals, Taylor Hanley attending St. Anslem College and Ciara O'Shea attending University of Connecticut.
Steward Health Care System (Steward), parent company of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, has been selected as one of six Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Massachusetts to participate in MassHealth’s Pilot Medicaid ACO program.
Wong is long-time Boston EMS EMT and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Emergency Department Technician
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s Division of Cardiology began offering a new treatment this week for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) called the Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Implant, an alternative to long-term warfarin medication that is designed to help reduce the risk of stroke in patients with AF.
The Pulmonary Medicine Division at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center now offers Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT) delivered by the Alair™ System as a safe outpatient bronchoscopy procedure that has been shown to reduce asthma attacks and emergency rooms visits and improve asthma-related quality of life for adult patients with severe persistent asthma.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a member of Steward Health Care, is pleased to announce that Charles Day, MD, MBA, a nationally renowned expert in hand, wrist and elbow surgery, has joined the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
August 29 2016
Steward Guest Internet gives patients, family members and visitors easy access to the Internet. To use the system, you’ll use your own laptop, which must support the 802.11G or G network protocol.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is pleased to welcome Hans Van Lancker, MD, FRCSC, as the Chief of Orthopedic Trauma. Dr. Van Lancker is an accomplished surgeon with experience at two Level I trauma centers as well as a teacher and researcher.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report. as one of the best hospitals for 2016-2017 in the Boston Metro area for our treatment of chronic heart failure (CHF).
Just approved by the FDA, the coronary device is the next generation for treating Coronary Artery Disease, with potential to reduce risks to the one million Americans receiving stents annually
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Midwife Kathryn Carr, CNM, MSN, FACNM, was recently inducted as the Region I Representative for the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) at the ACNM 61st Annual Meeting and Exposition in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center hosts several free support groups for cancer patients and their loved ones at the Brighton campus located at 736 Cambridge St. All groups meet in at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center unit on Cushing Pavilion 5.
Renowned thoracic surgeon John C. Wain, MD, has joined St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center as the Division Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery. Dr. Wain joins St. Elizabeth’s, a member of Steward Health Care, from a long career at Massachusetts General Hospital.
May 12 2016
When Steward Health Care, parent company of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, set out to pioneer a new, online patient-user experience, they decided to draw inspiration not from other medical industry players, but instead from the digital presence of major retail brands. As part of the effort, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center now has a completely revamped online look – one tailored to make it easier for patients to access services, find information, and schedule appointments.