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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Implants 100th Successful Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

December 11, 2019

John “Jack” Wylie, MD, the Director of Electrophysiology for Steward Health Care, and his team performed the 100th implant on December 10, 2019.

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Colorectal Surgeon Deborah R. Schnipper, MD

November 5, 2019

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group recently announced the addition of Colorectal Surgeon Deborah R. Schnipper, MD, to the medical staff.

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Named America’s 50 Best for Cardiac Surgery for a Third Year in a Row

October 24, 2019

New report identifies St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center among the top hospitals nationally for excellence in Cardiac Surgery

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Awards $30,000 in Scholarships to Allston-Brighton Residents Pursuing Careers in Health Care

August 22, 2019

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center awarded six $5,000 scholarships, $30,000 in total, to residents of Allston and Brighton who are enrolled in a college or graduate degree program in health care.

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Following 18 years with New England Patriots, Joe Van Allen joins Steward Health Care as Vice President for Rehabilitation Services

August 22, 2019

Former New England Patriots Director of Rehabilitation Joe Van Allen has announced that he will be joining Steward Health Care where he will oversee the rehabilitation and sports performance programs provided across the Eastern region of the nation’s largest private health care system.

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Named America’s 50 Best for Cardiac Surgery and America’s 100 Best for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention

June 13, 2019

New report identifies St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center among the top hospitals nationally for excellence in Cardiac Care.

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Receives Accreditation from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

June 6, 2019

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons, has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the cancer program at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

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Michaila Kaufman, President of Boston College EMS, honored with “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards

May 23, 2019

Recognizing those who deliver exceptional care and compassion to patients every day!

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Steward Healthy Beginnings Program Now Offers Free Doula Care for Steward Health Choice Members

May 15, 2019

Steward Healthy Beginnings Program Now Offers Free Doula Care for Steward Health Choice Members

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Offers Breakthrough Treatment for Patients with a Leaky Heart Valve Who Are Too High-Risk for Surgery

April 8, 2019

Cardiac Team Successfully Performs the Hospital’s First MitraClip® Minimally Invasive Procedure for Severe Mitral Regurgitation to Correct Serious Heart Valve Condition BRIGHTON, MA - The multidisciplinary valve team at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center recently began to offer MitraClip® therapy—a minimally invasive treatment option for people with a severe leak in the mitral valve who are too high-r...

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Steward Online Booking Makes Access to Primary Care Doctors Easier

March 28, 2019

Convenient appointment scheduling is available 24/7 BRIGHTON, MASSACHUSETTS - Doctors’ Day is on Saturday, March 30 and many around the nation will pause to honor the contributions physicians make. While the U.S. is facing a shortage of primary care doctors, Steward Medical Group has introduced online appointment booking to help make the access to primary care as easy as possible for patients. Ste...

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Charles S. Day, MD, MBA, of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Provides In-Depth Visual Review of Common Hand and Wrist Problems in New England Journal of Medicine Video

March 13, 2019

Video highlights hand and wrist physical exam techniques to help practitioners identify frequently misdiagnosed issues and injuries, and also includes treatment recommendations BRIGHTON, MA –  Pediatric, internal medicine, family medicine, and emergency medicine practitioners often do not have the advantage of advanced training on hand and wrist diagnoses. As a result, evaluating hand and wrist in...

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Joins Innovative Effort to Solve America’s Drug Shortage Crisis

January 14, 2019

Partnership will increase availability of generic medicines for patients in Greater Boston area and beyond St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center joins Civica Rx; Mission-driven initiative aims to ensure essential generic medicines are affordable and available to all BOSTON, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a Steward family hospital, will be a part of Civica Rx, a new, innovative effort to ensure ess...

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon Claudius Conrad, MD, PhD, FACS

December 26, 2018

World renowned surgical oncologist brings highly specialized care to the St. Elizabeth’s and Steward communities BRIGHTON, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcome Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon Dr. Claudius Conrad, MD, PhD, FACS to its medical staff as Chief of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology and Director of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery. Dr. Conrad brings ...

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Receives Grant to Address Continuity of Care for Patients Battling Addiction

December 3, 2018

BRIGHTON, MASS. – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, in collaboration with Addiction Treatment Centers of New England (ATCNE), have received a $500,000 grant from the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services over two years to support the Transitional Addiction Treatment (TAT) Program which will ensure continuity of care for individuals receiving inpatient addiction treatment when they transition to outpati...

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U.S. News & World Report Names St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Among the Best in the Nation in Treating Heart Failure and Performing Heart Bypass

September 24, 2018

BRIGHTON, MA - St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the best in the nation in treating Heart Failure and performing Heart Bypass in its annual U.S. News’ 2018-2019 High Performing Hospital listing. The High Performing ranking for Heart Failure and Heart Bypass represents the highest rating possible which is also significantly better than the n...

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Implants “World’s Smallest Pacemaker” Into Patient’s Heart

August 27, 2018

Comparable in size to a large vitamin, the Micra® TPS is a miniaturized heart device designed to provide the most advanced pacing technology for patients whose hearts beat too slowly BRIGHTON, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center recently implanted the world’s smallest pacemaker, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved medical device about the size of a large vitamin and as lightweight as a p...

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Earns Paul Coverdell National Stroke Program Awards for Exceptional Stroke Care

July 31, 2018

Ongoing Commitment to Quality Improvement Ensures Stroke Patients Receive Better Care BRIGHTON, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center recently earned two awards from the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH). St. Elizabeth’s received the Defect-free Care Award and the Dysphagia Screening greater than or equal to 90% Award from the organiz...

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​​​​​​​St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Implants 50th Successful Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

July 25, 2018

Permanent heart implant is the only FDA-approved device for the reduction of stroke risk in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation   BRIGHTON, MA – Physicians at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center recently performed the institution’s 50th implant of the WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device on a patient with atrial fibrillation (AF). The hospital is one of only a few in the gre...