September 24 2014
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Tufts University and a member of Steward Health Care, celebrates its 100th anniversary in Brighton this month. 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.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, continues its second year of its Farmers Market Voucher Program, utilized at local farmers markets, to help select patients with type I, type II or gestational diabetes prepare healthier meals for themselves and their families and therefore minimize their risk of diabetic complications.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a part of the Steward Health Care System and teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, is the first hospital in Massachusetts to implant the innovative EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing (EVAS) from Nellix™ as part of the EVAS FORWARD investigational trial.
Today, Steward Health Care System (Steward) announced a new clinical affiliation with AFC Doctors Express Urgent Care (Doctors Express), the largest urgent care provider in New England. The partnership will add nine in-network urgent care centers available to Steward patients and more within the next year.
St. Elizabeth’s efforts help reduce death and disability among stroke patients. St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a member of the Steward Health Care System and teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.
Beginning this summer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will provide hematology and medical oncology care under a new agreement at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a part of the Steward Health Care System (Steward). This new partnership enables St. Elizabeth’s patients with cancer to remain in their local hospital and receive world-class cancer care provided by experienced Dana-Farber doctors and nurses in partnership with their Steward doctors.
Electrophysiology Team was Among the First in New England to Implement Direct Left Bundle Pacing
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a part of the Steward Health Care System and teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, recently received several quality awards from Healthgrades including America's 100 Best Cardiac Care, America's 100 Best Coronary Intervention, the Cardiac Care Excellence Award and the Coronary Intervention Excellence Award. Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is pleased to announce that 15 of its physicians are part of Boston Magazine’s “Top Docs 2013” list, which is part of the magazine’s December 2013 issue and expanded online feature. In partnership with Castle Connelly Medical Ltd., Boston Magazine’s annual look at Boston’s best physicians includes doctors in more than 50 specialty areas.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a part of the Steward Health Care System (Steward), earned top honors in Massachusetts for interventional coronary care from CareChex, an independent hospital quality ratings organization that provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality, including process of care, outcomes of care, and patient experiences. CareChex also ranked St. Elizabeth’s overall surgical and trauma care among the top 10 percent in Massachusetts and across the country.