St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center today announced that the medical institution has been selected as a member of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s (PFF) Care Center Network. As part of the PFF Care Center Network, St. Elizabeth’s will have access to a wealth of resources for both patients and caregivers and will collaborate with 39 other sites making up the Network across the country to advance the care of people living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF).
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, has earned several prestigious cardiac care recognitions from CareChex® – a division of Comparion® including Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation for Medical Excellence for Coronary Bypass Surgery, Cardiac Care and Major Cardiac Surgery for 2016.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center today announced that it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best™ hospitals for Cardiac care, the fourth straight year the institution has received this distinction.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, part of Steward Health Care and a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, this week 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.
Today, 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. Most recently, he served as the Chief of Gastroenterology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Vice President of the Medical Business unit of Steward Medical Group and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Joseph Carrozza, Chief of Cardiology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Vice President of the Steward Health Care Cardiovascular Network, has been named a Regional Top Doctor with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. He is a pioneer of robotic-assisted heart stent surgery with St. Elizabeth’s being the first hospital in New England to offer breakthrough CorPath® Angioplasty, a robotic-assisted angioplasty system.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine and member of Steward Health Care, has been recognized as one of the top five hospitals for 2015-16 in the Boston Metro Area and ranked “high performing” in the areas of heart bypass surgery, heart failure and knee replacement by U.S. News & World Report.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze 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 the treatment of patients with heart failure.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services awarded more than $117,000 in grant funding to support successful patient programs at St. Elizabeth’s. The Infrastructure and Capacity Building (ICB) grants are designed to enhance the ability of hospitals and community health centers to provide health care services to low-income patients.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, and member of Steward Health Care, invested more than $13.2 million back into the region in 2014 through its Community Benefits Program including approximately $5.8 million in charity care.