Steward Health Care System Names Christopher Dunleavy Chief Financial Officer
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Steward Health Care Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” Issue of U.S. News & World Report
/newsroom/2021-10-18/steward-health-care-recognized-american-college-cardiology-best-hospitals-issue
Physician-Led Steward Health Care, Nation’s Largest Accountable Care Organization, Achieves CMS’ 100% Quality Ranking
/news/2021-09-24/physician-led-steward-health-care-nations-largest-accountable-care-organization
Steward Health Care Names Marisela Marrero, M.D., Regional President for South Florida
/newsroom/2021-09-14/steward-health-care-names-marisela-marrero-md-regional-president-south-florida
Steward Health Care Completes Acquisition of Five South Florida Hospitals Bringing Physician-Led Care To More Communities In The Region - En Español A Continuación
/newsroom/2021-08-02/steward-health-care-completes-acquisition-five-south-florida-hospitals-bringing
Steward Health Care Appoints Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to Board of Directors
/newsroom/2021-07-12/steward-health-care-appoints-sr-vimala-vadakumpadan-board-directors
Steward Health Care Adds Joe Deschryver As South Regional President
/newsroom/2021-06-21/steward-health-care-adds-joe-deschryver-south-regional-president
Steward Health Care To Acquire Five Hospitals In The Miami-Dade/Southern Broward Area From Tenet Healthcare
/newsroom/2021-06-16/steward-health-care-acquire-five-hospitals-miami-dade/southern-broward-area
Steward Health Care Vaccinates 100,000 Americans – And Counting – Against Covid-19
/newsroom/2021-05-20/steward-health-care-vaccinates-100000-americans-and-counting-against-covid-19
Steward Medical Group Announces New Leadership
/newsroom/2021-05-19/steward-medical-group-announces-new-leadership
St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston Kicks Off $92 Million Renovation
/newsroom/2021-05-14/st-joseph-medical-center-houston-kicks-92-million
Steward Health Care To Build New $227 Million Wadley Regional Medical Center In Northwest Texarkana
/newsroom/2021-05-11/steward-health-care-build-new-227-million-wadley-regional-medical-center
Eight Steward Health Care Hospitals Receive Top Ranking For Patient Safety
/newsroom/2021-04-29/eight-steward-health-care-hospitals-receive-top-ranking-patient-safety
Southwest General Hospital To Become Texas Vista Medical Center
/newsroom/2021-03-29/southwest-general-hospital-become-texas-vista-medical-center
Steward Health Care Set to Build New Hospital in St. George, Utah
/newsroom/2021-03-24/steward-health-care-set-build-new-hospital-st-george-utah
STEWARD HEALTH CARE APPOINTS DR. SANJAY SHETTY TO NEWLY CREATED ROLE OF PRESIDENT, STEWARD NORTH AMERICA
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Steward Health Care Salutes Our Veterans
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How The Medical Center of Southeast Texas Evacuated COVID-19 Patients for Hurricane Laura
/newsroom/2020-09-10/how-medical-center-southeast-texas-evacuated-covid-19
Steward Health Care Donates More Than $2.9 Million In Medical Supplies
/newsroom/2020-08-27/steward-health-care-donates-more-29-million-medical
Our Way Forward
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Team of Steward Doctors Acquire Controlling Stake of Steward Health Care
/newsroom/2020-06-03/team-steward-doctors-acquire-controlling-stake-steward
Steward Medical Group Launches Telehealth to Expand Access to Care for Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
/newsroom/2020-04-02/steward-medical-group-launches-telehealth-expand-access-care-patients-amid
How Hospitals Are Preparing For A Rush of Coronavirus Patients
/newsroom/2020-03-18/how-hospitals-are-preparing-rush-coronavirus-patients
A Message from Dr. Joseph Weinstein, Chief Medical Officer for Steward Health Care
/newsroom/2020-03-06/message-dr-joseph-weinstein-chief-medical-officer
Steward and Salt Lake Regional Orthopedic Surgeon Named “Humanitarian of the Year”
/newsroom/2019-11-13/steward-and-salt-lake-regional-orthopedic-surgeon-named-humanitarian-year
Steward Health Care and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Surgeon to Receive Prestigious Surgical Innovation Award
/newsroom/2019-11-07/steward-health-care-and-salt-lake-regional-medical-center
Steward Cardiothoracic Surgeon Chases Ironman Dream in World Championship
/newsroom/2019-11-01/steward-cardiothoracic-surgeon-chases-ironman-dream-0
Steward Medical Group Aids More than 1,400 Kids in Day of Giving
/newsroom/2019-10-03/steward-medical-group-aids-more-1400-kids-day-giving
Steward Health Care Opens Florence Hospital
/newsroom/2019-09-26/steward-health-care-opens-florence-hospital
Following 18 years with New England Patriots, Joe Van Allen joins Steward Health Care as Vice President for Rehabilitation Services
/newsroom/2019-08-22/following-18-years-new-england-patriots-joe-van-allen
Steward Healthy Beginnings Program Now Offers Free Doula Care for Steward Health Choice Members
/newsroom/2019-05-15/steward-healthy-beginnings-program-now-offers-free-doula-care-steward-health
Steward Healthy Beginnings Program Now Offers Free Doula Care for Steward Health Choice Members
/newsroom/2019-05-15/steward-healthy-beginnings-program-now-offers-free-doula
Steward Health Care Completes Acquisition of Scenic Mountain Medical Center
/newsroom/2019-04-15/steward-health-care-completes-acquisition-scenic
Local Steward Doctor Wins Spot to Compete on “American Ninja Warrior”
/newsroom/2019-03-28/local-steward-doctor-wins-spot-compete-american-ninja
Glenwood Regional Medical Center Becomes First Hospital in Region to Complete Groundbreaking New Heart Procedure
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Steward Health Care Launches New Subsidiary Offering Liability Protection
/newsroom/2019-02-21/steward-health-care-launches-new-subsidiary-offering
Steward Health Care Joins Innovative Effort to Solve America’s Drug Shortage Crisis
/newsroom/2019-01-07/steward-health-care-joins-innovative-effort-solve
Southeast Texas Medical Associates Joins Steward Medical Group
/newsroom/2019-01-03/southeast-texas-medical-associates-joins-steward-medical
Inspirational Artwork by Artists Impacted by Homelessness or Disabilities Highlights Workspace at Steward Medical Group Offices
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Steward Health Care Only Provider to Receive Massachusetts' Coveted 2018 Leapfrog Top General Hospital Distinction
/newsroom/2018-12-06/steward-health-care-only-provider-receive-massachusetts
Steward Health Care Announces New Partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks
/newsroom/2018-11-29/steward-health-care-announces-new-partnership-arizona
Steward Health Care Names Herb Holtz General Counsel
/newsroom/2018-11-29/steward-health-care-names-herb-holtz-general-counsel
Renowned Orthopedic Clinic Introduces New Name of Steward Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center and Adds Phoenix Suns Physicians
/newsroom/2018-11-29/renowned-orthopedic-clinic-introduces-new-name-steward
Steward Health Care Welcomes Jim Olson as Chief Communications Officer
/newsroom/2018-11-29/steward-health-care-welcomes-jim-olson-chief
SWell Cycle Will Kick Off College Basketball Championship Weekend With Complimentary Rides On March 30
/newsroom/2018-11-29/swell-cycle-will-kick-college-basketball-championship
Steward Health Care International Signs Letter of Intent with the Croatian Ministry of Health
/newsroom/2018-11-29/steward-health-care-international-signs-letter-intent
Trip Pilgrim named Regional President for Steward’s East Division
/newsroom/2018-11-29/trip-pilgrim-named-regional-president-stewards-east
Steward Health Care Names Ruben Jose King-Shaw, Jr. Chief Strategy Officer, Role to include Expansion in U.S. and Latin America
/newsroom/2018-11-27/steward-health-care-names-ruben-jose-king-shaw-jr-chief
Phoenix Suns and Mercury Name Steward Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center Physicians Official Team Doctors
/newsroom/2018-11-12/phoenix-suns-and-mercury-name-steward-orthopedic-sports
Steward Health Care Names Lindsay Smelser as Vice President of Marketing
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Accessibility Statement

Steward Health Care Accessibility Resources

Steward Health Care System LLC, its subsidiaries, and affiliates (collectively, “Steward Health Care”) cares about our patients and making sure that we can communicate effectively with all of them.

Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or religion. Steward does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or religion. Steward works to be inclusive and support everyone with the same high-quality level of care.

Multi-language Interpreter Services

If you (or someone you’re helping) have questions regarding your coverage, you have the right to get help and information in your language at no cost. To talk to an interpreter, visit our Steward Interpreter Services page, or call 1-855-271-1346 for assistance.

Language Assistance and Alternative Formats

To improve communications, Steward Health Care provides the following services at no cost:

  • Over-the-phone interpretation available in 200 languages
  • American Sign Language interpreters (in-person or video)
  • Linguistically-trained interpreters for visually-impaired customers
  • Video interpretation from a smartphone or computer
  • Teletype (TTY) services
  • Written materials available in languages other than English
  • Alternative formats including braille, audio, large print, and accessible PDF

To request language assistance or alternative formats, please visit our, visit our Steward Interpreter Services page, or call 1-855-271-1346.

Your Provider’s Responsibilities

Your providers must provide free language assistance or in-person sign language interpretation at your request. If you need communication assistance, please let the staff know. If the provider will not provide the services you need, please, visit our Steward Interpreter Services page, or call 1-855-271-1346.

For Providers

Providers with questions about Steward Health Care's language assistance requirements can learn more at Steward Interpreter Services page or call 1-855-271-1346.

On Steward Health Care Websites

We are continuously improving our digital experiences to meet or exceed universal design best practices and web accessibility standards. We follow and support Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative.

To provide accessible web and mobile app experiences, we strive to:

  • Make our content and navigation easy to see
  • Make it easy to interact using a mouse, keyboard, and/or touch screens
  • Provide text and visual alternatives for sounds
  • Provide text and audio alternatives for visuals
  • Support using a computer without a monitor or display
  • Support using assistive technologies (software like JAWS, Dragon Naturally Speaking and ZoomText) to navigate and access content
  • Support the use of accessibility features on mobile devices and tablets (most come with a built-in screen reader and screen magnifier)

We have built the site so that the pages are structured to be as inclusive as we can make them. As a result, mobile and assistive technology users will have a better experience.

Users can choose if they want the text of the site to be bigger or smaller to suit their needs.  Eight percent of men are colorblind, so we cannot convey information purely with color. Images or text will be used along with color to see that nobody is excluded.

Users can adjust the size of the text by using a feature that is  already built into all major browsers:

  • Press Ctrl & + to increase the page size.
  • Press Ctrl & - to decrease the page size.
  • Press Ctrl & 0 (zero) to reset the page size to the web page's default size.

In addition, if you are having trouble accessing our websites or mobile apps, our Interpreter Service representatives can read the website to you.

If you find anything on our sites or apps difficult to use, please let us know.

To request assistance or report a problem, please contact Carla Fogaren by email or call 1-855-271-1346.

For Complaints

If you believe that you have been discriminated against, or if you believe that Steward Health Care or a provider did not accommodate your needs, we will promptly investigate and address the matter. Please visit Steward Interpreter Services page or call 1-855-271-1346.

If you believe that Steward Health Care has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or religion.  you can file a grievance with:

Discrimination Grievances:

Carla Fogaren RN, QMI System Director of Diversity, Interpreters, ADA/504 and Section 1557 Coordinator
HR Suite 339, 30 Perwal Street
Westwood, MA 02090

If you need help filing a grievance, call 1-855-271-1346

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201

1-800–368–1019 or 800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html

For assistance or more information

For assistance, questions or report a problem, please contact Carla Fogaren by email or call 1-855-271-1346.

This Accessibility Statement was last updated on May 10, 2018.

Additional contact information is located on our Contact Us page.