Good Samaritan Medical Center and Nursing Staff Progressing on Negotiations
March 2, 2023
BROCKTON, MA – This week, Steward Health Care’s Good Samaritan Medical Center (GSMC) and its nursing staff, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), mutually agreed to extend their contract through the end of March as they continue to negotiate the terms of a new labor agreement. GSMC President Matthew Hesketh expressed optimism that an extended agreement would be reached shortly...
Texas Vista Medical Center to Close Barring Take Over or Significant Government Relief
March 1, 2023
SAN ANTONIO, TX – Steward Health Care today announced its decision to close Texas Vista Medical Center (TVMC) effective May 1, 2023. On limited resources, TVMC supports limited-income, high-needs patient populations. Nearly one quarter of the hospital’s patients cannot and do not pay for the services the hospital provides. Additionally, over half of TVMC patients are government pay patients, which...
Centura Health To Acquire Utah Care Sites From Steward Health Care
February 15, 2023
Five Hospitals, Physician Group of Utah and Joint Ventures Will Become Part of Multi-State, Not-For-Profit Health System
(CENTENNIAL, COLO. and SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH) – Centura Health and Steward Health Care announced today that they have signed an asset purchase agreement (APA) for Centura to acquire Steward’s ownership interest in its Utah health care sites, which include five hospitals, more th...
Dr. Marisela Marrero Becomes Steward Health Care’s First Leader of DEI and Health Care Equity
February 2, 2023
Steward Appoints Paul Smith as President of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
DALLAS, TX – Steward Health Care today announced the appointment of Marisela Marrero, M.D., as Senior Vice President (SVP) for Health Care Equity and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for its national health system. In this position, Dr. Marrero will report directly to Steward Chairman and CEO Dr. Ralph de la Torre and...
Employing Data, Steward Health Care Partners with Blue Cross to Eliminate Inequities in Care
August 19, 2022
BOSTON, MA – News Service of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts published a new article today highlighting how Steward Health Care Network is partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to improve care for all patients and tackle health inequities through the use of data.
Read the full article HERE.
Key excerpts below:
Dr. Joseph Weinstein, a cardiologist who is Steward Health Car...
Steward Health Care Appoints Ruben Jose King-Shaw Jr to Its Board Of Directors
July 7, 2022
DALLAS, TX - Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-led health care network, today announced the appointment of Rubén José King-Shaw Jr to its Board of Directors. King-Shaw currently serves as Steward’s Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, where he has led a number of critical strategic acquisitions and divestitures including the sale of Steward Health Choice Arizona...
CareMax, Inc. to Acquire Medicare Value-Based Care Business of Steward Health Care System
June 1, 2022
MIAMI, June 01, 2022 -- CareMax, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMAX) ("CareMax" or the "Company"), a leading technology-enabled provider of value-based care to seniors, and Steward Health Care System ("Steward"), the parent of one of the nation’s largest accountable care organizations ("ACOs") with more than 6,600 providers and 43,000 healthcare professionals, today announced a definitive merger agreement pursuan...
St. Joseph Medical Center Dedicates Pavilion to Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Celebrates 135th Anniversary
June 1, 2022
Rep. Jackson Lee honored for her years of service ensuring all Houstonian’s have access to high-quality care.
Houston’s first hospital celebrated generations of community-based care
Houston, Texas – Today, St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston hosted a 135th anniversary celebration and pavilion dedication ceremony honoring Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX). The ceremony will be named the She...
Steward Health Care Expands Hospital Network and Acquires Abrazo Mesa Hospital
April 19, 2022
Synergy Between Abrazo Mesa Hospital and Mountain Vista Medical Center will Allow More East Valley Residents to Receive Medical Care Right Where They Live
Mesa, AZ – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-led health care network, announced today that it has acquired Abrazo Mesa Hospital, an 8-bed micro-hospital located at 5750 East Baseline Road in Mesa, AZ. The facility will now be n...
University of Miami and Steward Health Care Launch Clinical Training Partnership
January 31, 2022
School of Nursing and Health Studies will rotate across Steward’s 5 South Florida Hospitals
Steward Health Care System Names Christopher Dunleavy Chief Financial Officer
October 27, 2021
Dunleavy joins the nation’s largest physician-led system from Brigham Health
DALLAS, TX -- Steward Health Care today announced that Christopher Dunleavy, M.B.A, C.P.A., will join the physician-led hospital network as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 25, 2021. Dunleavy joins Steward from Mass General Brigham, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brigham ...
Steward Health Care Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” Issue of U.S. News & World Report
October 18, 2021
ACC acknowledges health systems nationally for their commitment to quality care for heart patients
DALLAS, TX – Steward Health Care has been recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report as one of the top health systems in the U.S. for providing top quality care to heart patients in 2021. Steward is one of only 87 health systems nati...
Physician-Led Steward Health Care, Nation’s Largest Accountable Care Organization, Achieves CMS’ 100% Quality Ranking
September 24, 2021
Amid COVID-19 Headwinds, Steward Generated Millions in Shared Savings for Medicare
CMS Awards Steward Second Largest Medicare Savings Payment in Nation
DALLAS--Steward Health Care, through its subsidiary Steward National Care Network, ranked first in membership, tied for first in quality, and earned the second highest shared savings payout out of 513 participants in the Center for Medicare and Med...
Steward Health Care Names Marisela Marrero, M.D., Regional President for South Florida
September 14, 2021
In her concurrent role as President of Hialeah Hospital, Dr. Marrero will now oversee Steward’s five newly acquired South Florida hospitals
Miami, FL – Steward Health Care today announced Marisela Marrero, M.D., will become Steward’s first Regional President for the South Florida Region. Dr. Marrero will oversee the five hospitals Steward acquired from Tenet Healthcare Corporation last month, in...
Steward Health Care Completes Acquisition of Five South Florida Hospitals Bringing Physician-Led Care To More Communities In The Region - En Español A Continuación
August 2, 2021
Innovator in coordinated, compassionate care, Steward is ready to tackle COVID-19 surge and bring high-quality healthcare to the many diverse communities in South Florida
DALLAS, TX (August 2, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) successfully completed the acquisition of five hospitals in South Florida from Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) including North Shore Medical ...
Steward Health Care Appoints Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to Board of Directors
July 12, 2021
DALLAS, TX -- Steward Health Care today announced the appointment of Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to its Board of Directors. A member of the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation, she has served as Chairperson of the Board of Steward’s Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts since 2005.
A native of Kerala, India, Sr. Vimala received a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Bhopal School of Sci...
Steward Health Care Adds Joe Deschryver As South Regional President
June 21, 2021
DeSchryver – a 20-year industry veteran – to oversee Steward Health Care operations across Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Arkansas
DALLAS (June 21, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-owned and -led healthcare network, has added Joe DeSchryver as Regional President, Steward Health Care, South Region.
DeSchryver brings 20 years of experience operating acute care hospitals an...
Steward Health Care To Acquire Five Hospitals In The Miami-Dade/Southern Broward Area From Tenet Healthcare
June 16, 2021
Acquisition of Tenet hospitals and hospital-affiliated operations will bring greater access to high-quality care in South Florida
DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced that they have signed a definitive agreement regarding the acquisition by Steward of Tenet’s five hospitals and related hospital operat...
Steward Health Care Vaccinates 100,000 Americans – And Counting – Against Covid-19
May 20, 2021
Physician-owned network’s 40,000 health care professionals unite to fight pandemic
Dallas (May 20, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-owned and -led health care network, has fully vaccinated 100,000 Americans in the fight against COVID-19 – and continues to vaccinate patients at an average rate of 845 people per day across the country.
Steward Health Care employs more than...
Steward Medical Group Announces New Leadership
May 19, 2021
DALLAS (MAY 19, 2021) – Steward Medical Group (SMG) – Steward Health Care’s division of primary care physicians and multi-specialty providers – has appointed Amy Guay, MPH, FHFMA, ACMPE, President, Steward Medical Group, and Dr. Roger Mitty, Chief Physician Executive, Steward Medical Group.
Guay has been SMG’s Chief Financial Officer since September 2020, offering a wealth of experience having pr...
St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston Kicks Off $92 Million Renovation
May 14, 2021
Upgrades to Houston’s first hospital will include addition of new urgent care facility plus enhanced patient rooms and ER services.
Houston (May 14, 2021) – St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) – founded in 1887 as the first hospital in Houston – is ready for its makeover. The 134-year-old facility has kicked off $92 million in renovations over the next two years, including the addition of a new urgen...
Steward Health Care To Build New $227 Million Wadley Regional Medical Center In Northwest Texarkana
May 11, 2021
Medical campus spanning nearly 400,000 square feet will bring full suite of state-of-the-art technology and services to region by Summer 2024
Texarkana, Texas (May 11, 2021) – Having served the Texarkana community for more than 120 years, Wadley Regional Medical Center will soon break ground on a new state-of-the-art hospital northwest of its current downtown location. The $227 million facility – ...
Eight Steward Health Care Hospitals Receive Top Ranking For Patient Safety
April 29, 2021
Holy Family Hospital (Haverhill, Mass.) and Melbourne Regional Medical Center (Melbourne, Fla.) Rise to Join Six Other Steward Facilities with “Grade A” Leapfrog Safety Ranking
DALLAS (April 29, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-owned and physician-led health care network, proudly welcomes Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill, Mass., and Melbourne Regional Medical Center in ...
Southwest General Hospital To Become Texas Vista Medical Center
March 29, 2021
Hospital launches new Healthy Horizons community program as part of its new leadership commitment to reduce healthcare disparities for San Antonio’s southside families.
SAN ANTONIO – After 40 years of service, Southwest General Hospital is recommitting itself to the health of generations to come with a new vision, a new name, and a new program that seeks to take a leadership role in reducing healt...
Steward Health Care Set to Build New Hospital in St. George, Utah
March 24, 2021
Nation’s Largest Private & Physician-Led Health Care Network to Build New Facility, With Plans to Open Doors in October 2023
Hospital Will Serve Southern Utah, Offering New Care Options to One of the Fastest-Growing Patient Populations in the Southwest U.S.
UTAH – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network, today announced it has finalized a deal to ...
STEWARD HEALTH CARE APPOINTS DR. SANJAY SHETTY TO NEWLY CREATED ROLE OF PRESIDENT, STEWARD NORTH AMERICA
March 16, 2021
Founder Dr. Ralph de la Torre becomes Chairman and CEO, Steward North America, and Executive Chairman, Steward International, overseeing strategic business directives and global growth as Shetty assumes day-to-day leadership across Steward’s North America operations.
DALLAS (MARCH 16, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network, today announced Dr...
Steward Health Care Salutes Our Veterans
November 10, 2020
As we observe Veterans Day 2020, Steward Health Care salutes the more than 3,000 veterans who are a vital part of our health care system. We thank you for your service and honor your sacrifices. As a tribute, we share with gratitude a profile of U.S. Navy veteran, Dr. Leah Brown. Dr. Brown is a Steward Medical Group orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff of Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital in Arizona. ...
How The Medical Center of Southeast Texas Evacuated COVID-19 Patients for Hurricane Laura
September 10, 2020
Dr. Gary Mennie, Chief Medical Officer at Steward’s Medical Center of Southeast Texas, was profiled by U.S. News and World Report as one of their Hospital Heroes for his work during Hurricane Laura to evacuate COVID-19 patients ahead of the storm. Patients were transferred to a sister hospital in Houston, St. Joseph Medical Center.
Steward Health Care Donates More Than $2.9 Million In Medical Supplies
August 27, 2020
In partnership with Z5 Inventory, Steward Health Care was able to optimize supply chain operations across thirty-six facilities and, in the process, collect for donation nearly $3 Million worth of medical and surgical supplies to Project C.U.R.E.
In the first half of 2020, Steward Health Care donated more than $2.9 Million worth of medical supplies to Project C.U.R.E., a nonprofit dedicated to di...
Our Way Forward
June 16, 2020
Dear Steward Colleague,
These are troubled times.
The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the health and well-being of individuals and families across our nation and the world. The economic recession as a result of the pandemic has decimated communities and frayed the financial security of families far and wide.
And now, the outpouring of outrage, grief, and confusion following the tragic and unnecess...
Team of Steward Doctors Acquire Controlling Stake of Steward Health Care
June 3, 2020
System becomes the largest physician-owned health care company in the United States
DALLAS, TEXAS – Steward Health Care today announced that it has structured a recapitalization transaction with Cerberus Capital Management (together with its affiliates, “Cerberus”) that transfers controlling interest of the company to a management group of Steward Health Care physicians led by the Company’s CEO an...
Steward Medical Group Launches Telehealth to Expand Access to Care for Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
April 2, 2020
Virtual Visits Designed to Mitigate the Spread of the Disease, Ease Concerns of Going to the Doctor’s Office
How Hospitals Are Preparing For A Rush of Coronavirus Patients
March 18, 2020
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dr. Joseph Weinstein, chief medical officer of Steward Health Care (@Steward), which has 35 hospitals in nine states, about moving towards dedicating one hospital in Boston as coronavirus-only treatment.
This segment aired on March 18, 2020....
A Message from Dr. Joseph Weinstein, Chief Medical Officer for Steward Health Care
March 6, 2020
Steward Health Care continues to monitor the national and global situation of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is prepared to support our communities and safely care for any ill patient.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has emphasized that the risk to our communities remains low. It is important to note that individuals are more likely to be exposed to common cold and/or seasonal flu ...
Steward and Salt Lake Regional Orthopedic Surgeon Named “Humanitarian of the Year”
November 13, 2019
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Honors Aaron Hofmann, MD, founder of Operation Walk Utah
Steward Health Care and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Surgeon to Receive Prestigious Surgical Innovation Award
November 7, 2019
Daniel Cottam, MD, will be honored for his work in bariatric surgery by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation
Steward Cardiothoracic Surgeon Chases Ironman Dream in World Championship
November 1, 2019
Dr. Jordy Cox aims to inspire others with qualification for elite race in Taupo, New Zealand
(Salt Lake City) – October 29, 2019 - As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Jordy Cox is trained to withstand grueling, 16-hour surgeries. As an athlete, he is training for one of the ultimate endurance tests: The 2020 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand.
Dr. Cox sees patients at the Heart and...
Steward Medical Group Aids More than 1,400 Kids in Day of Giving
October 3, 2019
(WATERTOWN, MA) October 1, 2019– On September 18, more than 100 employees of Steward Medical Group rolled up their sleeves and dived into a day of giving back to aid more than 1,400 children in Massachusetts by volunteering at Cradles to Crayons in Boston.
The volunteers from Steward Medical Group, a physician-led multispecialty practice that is a key part of Steward Health Care, spent the day sor...
Steward Health Care Opens Florence Hospital
September 26, 2019
97,000 square-foot facility offers exceptional health services and around-the-clock patient care
Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, tax paying physician-led health care network, announced today the opening of Florence Hospital, the fifth Steward hospital to serve Arizona.
“The addition of Florence Hospital to the Steward family advances our successful, physician-led, integrated car...
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.
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
Steward Healthy Beginnings Program Now Offers Free Doula Care for Steward Health Choice Members
May 15, 2019
NEEDHAM, MA -Steward Health Choice, the largest Medicaid Accountable Care Organization in Massachusetts with more than 120,000 covered lives, has launched an innovative pilot program providing doula care to its members, free-of-charge across the state. The pilot program is a component of Steward’s Healthy Beginnings Program, which provides care coordination, free childbirth education classes, and ...
Steward Health Care Completes Acquisition of Scenic Mountain Medical Center
April 15, 2019
Steward Expands Its Footprint in West Texas And Open Its 37th Hospital Nationally.
Local Steward Doctor Wins Spot to Compete on “American Ninja Warrior”
March 28, 2019
Billy Branch, MD, will be featured on Season 11 of Popular NBC Show
An accomplished primary care physician and father of two, Billy Branch, MD, can now add the title of “American Ninja Warrior” contestant to his credentials. The Steward Medical Group doctor has been selected to appear on NBC television’s highly popular obstacle course series American Ninja Warrior – Season 11 this summer.
Glenwood Regional Medical Center Becomes First Hospital in Region to Complete Groundbreaking New Heart Procedure
February 25, 2019
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) offers new heart surgery option for high-risk aortic stenosis patients
Steward Health Care Launches New Subsidiary Offering Liability Protection
February 21, 2019
U.S.-based company launches Titan Risk Retention Group that offers professional liability protection for physicians and health care professionals in both primary care and specialist settings
Today, Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest tax-paying, for-profit physician-led health care network, announced their new liability protection subsidiary, Titan Risk Retention Group (RRG). Titan RRG will ...
Steward Health Care Joins Innovative Effort to Solve America’s Drug Shortage Crisis
January 7, 2019
Becomes founding member of Civica Rx; Mission-driven initiative aims to ensure essential generic medicines are affordable and available to all
DALLAS, TX, January 7, 2019 – Steward Health Care - the largest for-profit, physician-led health care network in the United States, today became a founding member of Civica Rx, the highly-collaborative not-for-profit generic drug company whose mission is to...
Southeast Texas Medical Associates Joins Steward Medical Group
January 3, 2019
BEAUMONT – (Jan. 3, 2019) – Southeast Texas Medical Associates, which has deep roots in the Beaumont and Port Arthur communities, has joined Steward Medical Group, the entities announced today. The medical group is a part of Steward Health Care, which is the largest private health care network in the United States. The move expands access to high-quality health care for thousands of patients.
Inspirational Artwork by Artists Impacted by Homelessness or Disabilities Highlights Workspace at Steward Medical Group Offices
December 13, 2018
Adorning the wall outside the Board room of Steward Medical Group is an abstract painting called “Expressionism Explosion.” The painting evokes memories of fireworks lighting up the night sky over Boston’s Fourth of July celebration, as well as the iconic Impressionistic style of a Claude Monet masterpiece.
The painting is an original by artist Randy Nicholson, an artist with ArtLifting, a Boston-...
Steward Health Care Only Provider to Receive Massachusetts' Coveted 2018 Leapfrog Top General Hospital Distinction
December 6, 2018
St. Anne’s Hospital and Holy Family Hospital today both earned Leapfrog’s “Top Hospital” Award for the second consecutive year – the only two hospitals that received this high distinction in Massachusetts. The recognition follows Saint Anne’s and Holy Family’s recent “Grade As” for hospital safety, and Saint Anne’s “Straight A” designation having received an A grade for every bi-annual reporting p...