St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Dialysis Program Earns 5-Star Rating from the Medicare Dialysis Facility Compare Star ProgramJune 25, 2018
BRIGHTON, MA - St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s Dialysis Program has earned 5-stars rating as part of the Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) Star Program. The DFC Star Program is a rating system developed by Medicare that assigns 1 to 5 stars to dialysis facilities by comparing the health of the patients in their clinics to the patients in other dialysis facilities across the country. St. Elizabeth’...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Earns 2018 Get With the Guidelines® – Gold Plus Performance Achievement and Target HF: Honor Roll Recognitions for Heart FailureJune 20, 2018
3rd Year in a Row St. Elizabeth’s Earns this Recognition BRIGHTON, MA - St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has earned the American Heart Association’s 2018 Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Performance Achievement and Target HF: Honor Roll recognitions for Heart Failure. This is the 3rd year in a row St. Elizabeth’s has earned a Get with the Guidelines designation. The award recognizes the hospital...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Earns Certificate of Excellence from the Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of MassachusettsJune 19, 2018
Recognition reflects work done to improve the care of substance exposed newborns and their families BRIGHTON, MA - St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has earned a Certificate of Excellence from the Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts for work done to highlight the care for substance exposed newborns and their families at the annual Improving the Care of Mothers, Infants a...
BOSTON EMS’ RICK CHIARAVALLOTI WINS “EMS STEWARDS OF THE COMMUNITY” AWARDJune 6, 2018
Rick Chiaravalloti of Brighton, MA, named one of Massachusetts’ exceptional EMS providers at Steward Health Care’s award ceremony BRIGHTON, MA – In celebration of National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) week, Steward Health Care hosted the 2nd annual “EMS Stewards of the Community” Award Ceremony on May 22 at the Tirrell Room in Quincy, MA. Boston-based Steward, which operates nine hospitals ac...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s Wound Care Service Earns Patient Quality and Satisfaction AwardApril 2, 2018
Center of Excellence Award demonstrates 2 consecutive years of exceptional outcomes
Steward Center for Weight Control Recognized for Efficiently Delivering Quality Specialty CareFebruary 5, 2018
Multi-center Program Receives Blue Distinction+ for Bariatrics BRIGHTON, MA – February 5, 2018 – As part of the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care Program, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has recognized St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, with a Blue Distinction® Center+ designation for its Center for Weigh...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Offering New Procedure to Relieve Arrhythmia Symptoms After 40 Years of Pioneering Work to Bring to the MainstreamJuly 12, 2017
“His Bundle Pacing” Procedure First Described by the Late Dr. Bernard Kosowsky to alleviate symptoms of arrhythmia St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center recently became the first Massachusetts-based Steward Health Care system hospital to offer “His Bundle Pacing”, a procedure that relieves arrhythmia symptoms in patients with various rhythm disturbances associated with the slow pulse and heart failure...
Renowned Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon Richard P. Cambria, MD, Joins Steward Health CareJune 15, 2017
BOSTON, MA – Steward Health Care and Steward Medical Group (SMG) are pleased to announce that internationally renowned vascular surgeon Richard P. Cambria, MD, has joined Steward Health Care and SMG as System Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Dr. Cambria, who joined MGH in 1986, served as the Chief of the Division of Vascular/Endovascular Surgery there since 2002 and is a Professor of Su...
Steward Center for Weight Control at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Earns National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement ProgramMay 22, 2017
Bariatric surgery program meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center according to national quality standards established to deliver safe, high quality bariatric patient care May 22, 2017 – BRIGTON, MA – For the last 12 years, the Steward Center for Weight Control at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has earned Center of Excellence accreditation through the American College of Surgeons and most rec...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s Center for Wound Care Recognized with National Award for Clinical ExcellenceMarch 27, 2017
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.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Shares Tips on How to Live a Heart Healthy Life for American Heart MonthFebruary 15, 2017
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 First Hospital in New England to Implant New Investigational Heart Failure Treatment DeviceFebruary 8, 2017
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 Honors 36 Physicians Selected to Boston Magazine’s “Top Doctors 2016”January 30, 2017
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 Now Offering Nutrition, Psychology and Wellness SessionsJanuary 30, 2017
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 Awards Scholarships to Three Allston and Brighton ResidentsDecember 27, 2016
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 Selected for Innovative MassHealth Accountable Care Pilot ProgramDecember 20, 2016
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.
Local Resident Philip Wong Receives Metropolitan Boston EMS Council (Region IV) Basic Life Saving Annual AwardNovember 16, 2016
Wong is long-time Boston EMS EMT and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Emergency Department Technician
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Offering New Atrial Fibrillation TreatmentSeptember 26, 2016
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.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Offers New Procedure To Treat Adults with Severe Persistent AsthmaSeptember 12, 2016
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.
Nationally Renowned Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon Charles Day, MD, MBA Joins St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Department of OrthopedicsAugust 29, 2016
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.