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Norwood Hospital Physicians Participate in Free Seminar for Canton Town Employees

December 13, 2016

Norwood Hospital physicians, Peter Lydon, MD, General Surgeon, and Derek Frederickson, MD, Gastroenterologist, met with town employees at Canton Town Hall as part of the Norwood Hospital Community Benefits Outreach Program. Attendees at the lunch-and-learn seminar learned more about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), various treatment options and had the opportunity to ask questions of the physicians.

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Norwood Hospital Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness

October 18, 2016

Norwood Hospital is recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness this October with the “Blow Away Breast Cancer” campaign. The team at Norwood has constructed a “Pinwheel Garden” in the inner courtyard of the hospital. Staff members and volunteers are invited to donate $1 toward a pink pinwheel to honor a loved one who has been impacted by breast cancer and to encourage community members to schedule their annual mammograms

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Norwood Hospital promotes Breast Cancer Awareness with "Treat Yourself Well" Event

September 29, 2016

Norwood Hospital is recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness this October by hosting a “Treat Yourself Well” event at the Norwood Hospital Cancer Center at Foxboro on October 18th. Norwood Hospital’s Treat Yourself Well event which will run from 4-7pm is a breast screening event featuring extra pampering for women who book an appointment for their first or regular screening mammogram.

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Norwood Hospital introduces Healthcare Explorers Program

August 24, 2016

Norwood Hospital welcomed 16 local high school students from Norwood and Canton to the hospital for a week-long exploration in careers in healthcare (July 25-29, 2016). Students were introduced to more than 20 departments within the hospital including Environmental Services, Purchasing, Radiology and Imaging, Quality, Nursing, and Surgical Services.

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PIONEERING THE “PATIENT-USER” EXPERIENCE ONLINE

July 7, 2016

When Steward Health Care, parent company of Norwood Hospital, set out to pioneer a new, online patient-user experience, they decided to draw inspiration not from other medical industry players, but instead from the digital presence of major retail brands. As part of the effort, Norwood Hospital now has a completely revamped online look – one tailored to make it easier for patients to access services, find information, and schedule appointments.

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Norwood Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

July 7, 2016

Norwood Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

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Norwood Hospital is Designated as a Blue Distinction+® Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

February 24, 2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has recognized Norwood Hospital as a Blue Distinction+ Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. The national Blue Distinction Program highlights hospitals with proven expertise in delivering specialty care.

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Norwood Hospital Sponsors Substance Abuse Prevention Presentation for Canton Middle School Students

February 8, 2016

Canton Fire Chief Charles Doody was presented with a $1,500 check from Norwood Hospital President Kimberly Bassett and the Norwood Hospital Community Benefits Advisory Committee to fund Brain Drain, a presentation on the prevention of substance abuse for Canton Public Middle School Students.

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30 Norwood Hospital Physicians named to “Top Doctors” List

January 5, 2016

Norwood Hospital physicians have been named to Top Doctors lists in both Boston Magazine and South Shore Living Magazine for 2015.

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30 Norwood Hospital Physicians named to “Top Doctors” List

January 4, 2016

Norwood Hospital physicians have been named to Top Doctors lists in both Boston Magazine and South Shore Living Magazine for 2015. Six physicians affiliated with Norwood Hospital were selected for the prestigious Boston Magazine Top Doctors listing, while more than 30 Norwood Hospital doctors made the listing for South Shore Living Magazine.

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Norwood Hospital receives national recognition from Healthgrades for excellence

November 25, 2015

Norwood Hospital announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that honors hospital performance in the prevention of serious, potentially preventable complications during hospital stays.

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Norwood Hospital is recognized by the American Heart Association for Commitment to Quality Care for Stroke Patients

July 27, 2015

Norwood Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Norwood Hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

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Norwood Hospital provides $2.4 million in Community Benefits in 2014 -- Hospital Also Paid Nearly $1.4 Million in Tax Revenues for Norwood

June 29, 2015

Norwood Hospital provided an estimated $2.4 million in healthcare community benefits for residents in Norwood, Canton, Walpole and surrounding communities in 2014, according to a report recently published by the Office of Massachusetts Attorney General. In addition, Norwood Hospital paid $1.4 million in tax revenues for Norwood, which helps to support local schools, public safety, and other town departments and programs.

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Norwood Hospital Hosts ESOL and ASE Students from Norwood and Canton

May 21, 2015

Norwood Hospital welcomed adult ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and ASE (Adult Secondary Education) students to the hospital campus for an informational Health Fair on Wednesday, May 13th.

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Steward Health Care Network Physicians of Greater Norwood Named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Honor Roll

March 16, 2015

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care named physicians affiliated with Norwood Hospital to their annual Honor Roll for 2014, indicating their commitment to high quality healthcare. The Steward Health Care Network (SHCN) Greater Norwood Chapter physician group earned this designation based upon their performance against national quality benchmarks in acute care, chronic care and preventative care.

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15 Norwood Hospital Physicians selected by Castle-Connolly as Top Doctors

February 17, 2015

Fifteen Norwood Hospital Physicians have been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. as being among the best in the area.

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Norwood Hospital Physicians named to Prestigious Boston Magazine “Top Doctors” List

December 8, 2014

Five Norwood Hospital physicians who were named to Boston Magazine’s 2014 annual Top Doctors list. The Norwood Hospital physicians are obstetrician/gynecologist John Al-Jamal, MD; pediatrician Jonathan Caine, MD; general surgeon Peter Lydon, MD; family medicine specialist James Macek, MD; and psychiatrist Norman Tabroff, MD.

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Poster presented by Norwood Hospital Physician recognized at Annual Meeting of the American Association of Blood Banks

December 1, 2014

A poster, Reduction of RBC Transfusion in a Multi-hospital Healthcare System Using a Computerized Physician Order Entry Driving a Restrictive Transfusion Strategy, presented by a Norwood Hospital clinicians at the annual meeting of the American Association of Blood Banks, was selected as a Top Abstract Poster.

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Norwood Hospital Laboratory Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

November 17, 2014

Norwood Hospital’s Laboratory was recently awarded Accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) following a standard on-site inspection by the organization. The CAP is the global leader in laboratory quality assurance and the Norwood laboratory is one of only 7,600 CAP-accredited facilities worldwide.

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Norwood Hospital Recognized as Top 10% in Nation for General Surgery by Healthgrades

October 28, 2014

Norwood Hospital announced that it has received Healthgrades 2015 General Surgery Excellence Award, placing them among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation, according to this year’s evaluation from Healthgrades.