Poster presented by Norwood Hospital Physician recognized at Annual Meeting of the American Association of Blood BanksDecember 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.
Norwood Hospital Laboratory Receives Accreditation from College of American PathologistsNovember 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.
Norwood Hospital Recognized as Top 10% in Nation for General Surgery by HealthgradesOctober 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.
Norwood Hospital Campus Goes Smoke-FreeSeptember 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.
Health Express with Norwood Hospital Now Accepting Walk-in PatientsJuly 24, 2014
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 Announces New Partnership with AFC Doctors Express Urgent CareMay 15, 2014
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 Recognized with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke CareMay 5, 2014
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.
State of the Art 3D Mammography Now Available at Guild Imaging Center of Norwood HospitalApril 23, 2014
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 Receives Healthgrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award™February 14, 2014
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.
Steward Health Care’s Investments at Norwood Hospital Improve Quality of Care and Create Positive Economic Impact on CommunityJanuary 29, 2014
Norwood Hospital, a part of the Steward Health Care System LLC (Steward), today released an economic impact report for 2010-2012, produced by the Health Business Group, an independent consulting firm in Boston.