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Newest “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group places Saint Anne’s among only 63 U.S. hospitals to achieve “Straight A’s” for patient safety since 2012

Dorchester, MA – April 11th, 2017 – Carney Hospital President Walter Ramos today announced the appointment of Reverend Richard Man Chan Law to the Hospital’s Board of Directors. He currently serves as the Pastor for the Chinese Ministry at Wollaston Lutheran Church in Quincy, MA.

Dorchester, MA – April 11th, 2017 – Carney Hospital President Walter Ramos today announced the appointment of Thomas Farrington to the Board of Directors.

Those who smoke, chew tobacco, consume alcohol, or have a prior history of head and neck cancer, have a greater risk of developing head and neck cancer. Symptoms include a lump, a sore that does not heal, a sore throat that does not go away, difficulty swallowing, and a change or hoarseness in the voice.

The event is part of educational outreach to residents on mental health issues. During the event a panel of experts will discuss the challenges of having both a mental health and substance use disorder.

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.

The 2017 Nursing Memorial Scholarship for students pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing honors late Saint Anne's ICU nurse Darcy Nientimp.

Nashoba Valley Medical Center recently donated $6,250 to Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc. The generous donation was a result of proceeds from the hospital’s annual 5K Hunger Run road race, which was held on October 15, 2016.

The Center for Wound Healing at Morton Hospital has been recognized with two distinguished awards

Orthopedic Surgeon Steven J. Andriola, MD will explain how patients can have joint replacement surgery and go home the same day.