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.
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.
January 5 2016
Norwood Hospital physicians have been named to Top Doctors lists in both Boston Magazine and South Shore Living Magazine for 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fifteen Norwood Hospital Physicians have been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. as being among the best in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 30 2014
Norwood Hospital has joined hospitals across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by going 100% smoke-free throughout the campus, effective October 1, 2014. The new policy prohibits use of all tobacco products, including cigarettes and e-cigarettes, on the Norwood Hospital campus as well as satellite locations.
Norwood Hospital, a part of the Steward Health Care System (Steward), and Health Express, a growing urgent care provider in Massachusetts, announced the opening of Health Express with Norwood Hospital at 1345 Boston Providence Highway (Rt. 1 South) in Norwood. Steward now has the largest integrated network of urgent care providers in Massachusetts with 24 affiliated urgent care locations to be opened within the next year.
Steward Health Care System (Steward) announced a new clinical affiliation with AFC Doctors Express Urgent Care (Doctors Express), the largest urgent care provider in New England. The partnership will add nine in-network urgent care centers available to Steward patients and more within the next year.
Norwood Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart/Association Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.
Norwood Hospital is proud to be among the first in the area to offer 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) for routine breast cancer screening.
Norwood Hospital announced today that it has received Healthgrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award™. Healthgrades is the leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals.