Media Coverage

Below are samples of media coverage about Saint Anne's Hospital.  Please note that some media outlets may require an online subscription to enable full viewing of articles.

December 2011

December 12, Fall River Herald News: "Food pantry managers: Donate healthy items food drives want and need"

December 8, New Bedford Standard-Times, "In Sickness and In Health": "Prescription: Pretty

November 2011

November 23, "Living Well," Fall River Herald News: "Striking the right nerve with electromyography

November 23, "Living Well," Fall River Herald News: "Meet MAKOplasty to explain robotic arm technology

November 23, "Living Well," Fall River Herald News: "Are multivitamins right for you?"

November 17, New Bedford Standard-Times: "Local smoking crackdown widens"

November 17, Fall River Herald News: "Hospitals going smoke-free

November 14, Fall River Herald News: "LETTER: On the mend, thanks to Saint Anne’s staff"

November 14, Cape Cod Times: "Don't take a chance: flu vaccine is plentiful"

November 12, New Bedford Standard-Times: "The flu shot: 'It works' - but only if you get one

November 6, Fall River Herald News: "New guidelines urge early diagnosis, behavioral therapy for ADHD"

October 2011

October 31, Fall River Herald News: "BACK STORY: Saint Anne’s Hospital Rehabilitation Services to offer workshop on back safety on Nov. 16"

October 30, Fall River Herald News: "Zumba dancing raises funds at Pink Party

October 23, The Standard-Times: "HEALTH NEWSMAKERS: Elected to board

October 23, The Standard-Times: "Area hospitals add specialists despite workforce shortages

October 21, New England Business Bulletin: "Comprehensive medical care comes closer to home

October 9, Fall River Herald News, Taunton Daily Gazette: "PINK: Saint Anne's breast cancer patient sees payoff from clinical trial"

October 3, Fall River Herald News: "OUR VIEW: Thumbs up to Saint Anne's

October 2, Fall River Herald News, "Pink" breast cancer awareness edition:

•        "High-dose rate radiation a popular treatment option for breast cancer"

•        "Staffers who've survived cancer relate to patients on different level"

•        "Fall River hospitals improve community care through partnerships

•        "Breast cancer 'not a death sentence'"

•        "Hospitals adopt a team approach to combating breast cancer"

•        "Support groups help deal with emotional toll of cancer diagnosis" 

October 1, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's Center for Breast Care turns 10"

September 2011

September 28, The Standard-Times: "St. Anne's plans new cardiac lab, patient rooms

September 27, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's announces $35M building project, Prima CARE partnership"

September 25, Fall River Herald News: "FOCUS: The long road from surviving to thriving"

September 22, Fall River Herald News: "From magnets to pictures: Understanding MRI"

September 22, Fall River Herald News: "Physiatrists aim to restore function, overcome limitations"

September 22, Fall River Spirit: "Hospital offers free diabetes program

September 22, Fall River Herald News: "Steward Diabetes Care offers free program"

September 22, The Standard-Times: "Our View: Health care workers must take responsibility for flu vaccines"

September 21, The Standard-Times: "St. Anne's Hospital opening new emergency entrance"

September 21, The Standard-Times: "Lackluster flu vaccine participation by area hospital staff sounds alarms

September 18, The Standard-Times: "Health newsmakers: New specialist Marc Adams, DO"

September 15, Fall River Spirit: "Steward to offer hospice care training

September 15, Fall River Spirit: "Fall River students try the summer of living soda-free

September 12, Fall River Herald News: "TAKING CONTROL: Physical therapy helps with urinary incontinence"

September 12, Fall River Herald News: "Steward Hospice offers volunteer training Sept. 17 and 24"

September 8, Fall River Spirit: "St. Anne School remembered at medical office that took its place"

September 8, Fall River Spirit: "St. Anne's opens new medical office

August 2011

August 27, New England Business Bulletin: "Physician practices relocate to new medical building

August 27, New England Business Bulletin: "Saint Anne's recognized for hip and knee replacement

August 26, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's Hospital turns old school into new medical building"

August 25, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's offers program on urinary incontinence"

August 25, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's offers free prostate screenings"

August 25, Fall River Spirit: "St. Anne's to offer free prostate cancer screening

August 11, New Bedford Standard-Times: "Rise of new tick-borne disease threatens blood supplies"

August 11, Fall River Herald News: "Budget cuts have gutted anti-smoking programs in Massachusetts"

August/September, The Women's Journals: "Now At Saint Anne’s Hospital: MAKOplasty"

August 1, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's Hospital hosting Foundations of Faith Community Nursing and Health Ministry program"

July 2011

July 27, New Bedford Standard-Times: "St. Anne's makes $50,000 donation to Children's Advocacy Center

July 25, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's physical therapist helps rehabilitate shoulders

July 21, Fall River Herald News: "MAKOplasty offers early, effective treatment of osteoarthritis

June 2011

June 30, Fall River Spirit: "Relay for Life inspires and uplifts hundreds

June 20, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne’s Hospital recognizes nearly 200 employees from 36 towns and cities for five to 45 years of service

June 15, Dartmouth Chronicle: "Dartmouth and Westport residents among hospital employees recognized for service

June 13, Boston Business Journal: "Butts out at Saint Anne's in July"

June 13, WPRI TV/Fox Providence: "St. Anne's Hospital goes smoke-free; no tobacco allowed on campus"

June 13, Tobacco News: "Saint Anne's going tobacco-free at beginning of July"

June 13, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's going tobacco-free at beginning of July"

June 13, Fall River Herald News: "DECODING DIABETES: Saint Anne's to host informational fair June 22"

June 13, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's to present educational program on coping with common hand injuries"

June 12, Fall River Herald News: "HEADS OF THE CLASS: Ever wonder what happened to No. 1? Meet some former valedictorians"

June 5, Fall River Herald News: "A NOVEL IDEA: Local newsmakers share their summer reading selections"

May 2011

May/June, MD News magazine: "MAKOplasty comes to Saint Anne's Hospital

May/June, MD News magazine: "Q&A with Nancy F. McKinney, MD"

May 30, Fall River Herald News: "HIGH HOPES: High dose rate radiation therapy helps those with skin cancer"

May 30, Fall River Herald News: "Innovative robotic-arm technology for arthritic knees to be topic of Saint Anne’s Hospital presentation on June 7"

May 26, Fall River Spirit: "New treatment for knee arthritis comes to local hospital

May 26, Healthy City Fall River: "Diabetes Prevention and Support

May 26, Healthy City Fall River: "Promoting Emotional Well-being During Later Life

May 25, Dartmouth Chronicle: "May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May 23, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne’s Hospital recognizes nearly 200 employees from 36 towns and cities for five to 45 years of service"

May 22, New Bedford Standard-Times: "Health newsmakers: Recognized for service

May 19, New Bedford Standard-Times: "Quick response is crucial during 'brain attack'"

May 19, Fall River Spirit: "Annual heart walk brings survivors together in healing

May 19, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne’s Hospital’s celebrates 15 years of providing mental health care for older adults"

May 19, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's offers free skin cancer screenings June 15 and 16"

May 18, Dartmouth Chronicle: "Hospital offers a May 24 program on helping children's speech development

May 16, Fall River Herald News: "QUICK RESPONSE: Color-coded kits will help EMS teams treat children more quickly and easily"

May 11, Dartmouth Chronicle: "May 24 conference to focus on emotional well-being of elders

May 9, Fall River Herald News: "McKinney joins Hudner Oncology"

May 8, Boston Globe: "Salute to Nurses

May 8, New Bedford Standard-Times: "Health Newsmakers: New medical oncologist

May 3, Fall River Herald News: "Volunteers spruced up city’s parks for spring"  

May 2, Fall River Herald News: "CUTTING EDGE: Saint Anne’s first in state to offer robotic procedure"

        Note: The above story about MAKOplasty(R) robotic-arm technology at Saint Anne's Hospital also appears in numerous additional media, including:

May 2011, The South Coast Insider: "Innovations: Robotic arm assisted partial knee resurfacing"

April 2011

April 29, O Jornal: "Portuguese are resistant to change, but disease can be controlled

April 25, Becker's Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management: "Saint Anne's Hospital Touts MAKOplasty Technology"

April 21, Fall River Herald News, "Diabetes program to provide healthy lifestyle series"

April 21, Fall River Herald News: "Symposium to explore advances in cancer care

April 14, Middleboro Gazette: "Local breast cancer survivor's art to be featured in national art exhibition

April 4, MD News: "Defining Excellence in Community Cancer Care"

March 2011

March 31, Fall River Spirit: "Saint Anne's Hospital seeks volunteers

March 30, Dartmouth Chronicle: "Saint Anne's Hospital staff announces scholarships for health care students

March 29, New Bedford Standard-Times: "HPV link comes as a shock to male cancer patients"

March 27, New Bedford Standard-Times: "Health newsmakers: Patient Navigator

March 25, New England Business Bulletin: "Saint Anne's adds high-tech devices in $19.6M expansion

March 25, New Bedford Standard-Times: "Japan nuclear crisis sparks local interest in iodine pills

March 14, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne’s Hospital announces scholarships

March 10, Fall River Spirit: "St. Anne's offers peek at expanded emergency unit"

March 7, New Bedford Standard-Times: "St. Anne's Hospital touts new high-tech additions"

March 4, Fall River Herald News: "OUR VIEW: Greater Fall River welcomes a 'new' Saint Anne’s ER"

March 4, 2011, Fall River Herald News: "Former ‘Chronicle’ reporter represents Fall River's St. Anne’s parent company"

March 3, 2011, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's $19.6 million renovation modernizes, expands ER and surgical center"

February 2011

Feb. 21, 2011, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne’s to host marrow drive

Feb. 20, 2011, New Bedford Standard-Times: "New lunch, snack guidelines are meant to battle childhood obesity"

Feb. 3, 2011, Fall River Herald News: "CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER: Saint Anne's Hospital offers new support group"

January 2011

Jan. 24, Fall River Herald News: "EARLY LEARNERS: Saint Anne’s program to offer strategies to help develop children’s speech"

Jan. 21, New England Business Bulletin: "Hudner Oncology Center at Saint Anne's welcomes new medical oncologist"

Jan. 20, Fall River Spirit: "Man credits positive attitude for his salvation"   

Jan. 10, Fall River Herald News: "Fighting fibroids: Minimally invasive embolization offers women relief from painful condition

Jan. 10, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's Hospital's Hudner Oncology Center welcomes new oncologist"

Jan. 3, Fall River Herald News: "Smoking-cessation program to begin Jan. 11"

December 2010

Dec. 23, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's Hospital's Center for Wound Healing expands staff, hours, services"

Dec. 23, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne’s offers seminar on babies’ speech"

Dec. 19, The Standard-Times: "Dr. McDonald joins St. Anne's"

Dec. 12, The Standard-Times: "Smoking among pregnant women in SouthCoast far surpasses state average"

Dec. 9, Fall River Spirit: "Study shows aggressive lung cancer screening saves lives"

Dec. 9, Fall River Herald News: "Fall River's HealthFirst ‘breaks ground’ for health center’s new facility at Quaker site"

Dec. 3, Fall River Herald News: "Dr. Nicole McDonald joins Saint Anne's Hospital's Caritas Physicians Network

Dec. 2, The Standard-Times: "Area cancer treatment uses new cutting-edge therapy"

November 2010

Nov. 24, Fall River Herald News, "Living Well": "Healthy eating and cancer prevention

Nov. 23, Healthy City Fall River Update: "Healthy City Fall River Nutrition Videos," featuring Saint Anne's pediatric dietitian Kathy Bucklin and diabetes educator Rose Couto

Nov. 22, Fall River Herald News: "PAIN MANAGEMENT: Saint Anne’s center helps those with chronic ailments find relief"

Nov. 19, New England Business Bulletin: "Saint Anne's cancer care earns accreditation for radiation therapy"

Nov. 17, Dartmouth Chronicle: "Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Care earns accreditation for Radiation Therapy services

Nov. 15, The Standard-Times: "Study: Aggressive lung cancer screening saves lives"

Nov. 9, Fall River Herald News: "Sale of Caritas Christi hospitals finalized"

Nov. 1, Fall River Herald News: "HELP ALONG THE WAY: Advisory council works with patients, families to improve hospital stay"

October 2010

Oct. 25, Fall River Herald News: "Paperless trail: Massachusetts physicians moving toward electronic record keeping"

Oct. 20, O Jornal: "Tools to cope with breast cancer

Oct. 17, Fall River Herald News: "Macfarlan joins Caritas practice

Oct. 1 and throughout October: Fall River Herald News, "Paint the Town Pink" - stories about breast health, breast cancer survivors, and Saint Anne's programs and services.  Click here for complete list of stories

September 2010

Sept. 27, Fall River Herald News: "OUR VIEW: Mending broken hearts"

Sept. 22, Fall River Herald News: "In 3 years, Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County has helped almost 1,000 victims of sexual abuse"

Sept. 14, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's awards scholarships"

Sept. 10, Healthy City Fall River Update: "HealthFirst to expand

Sept. 9, Fall River Spirit: "HealthFirst finds new home in former Quaker site; partners include Saint Anne's Hospital"

August 2010

Aug. 5, Nursing Spectrum: "Saint Anne's Hospital Focuses on Caring, Certification

Aug. 2010, The South Coast Insider: “Meet Mary Richardson” (pages 38-39)

July 2010
July 28, Fall River Herald News: "Fall River receives designation as a HeartSafe Community"

July 22, "Living Well," Fall River Herald News: "Salk, Roy join Caritas gynecologists group

June 2010

June 2010, The South Coast Insider: "Saint Anne's expands" (pages 24-25)

May/June 2010, MD News magazine: "Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Care: The latest advances in steretactic radiosurgery come to Faunce Corner Cancer Center"

May 2010

May 28, New England Business Bulletin: “St. Anne's Building New, Expanded Emergency Department

May 17, Fall River Herald News: “MOVING FORWARD: New treatment targets inoperable brain tumors

April 2010

April 29, West Roxbury Transcript: "Helping children handle loss and grief"

April 28, The Anchor: "Saint Anne’s Hospital breaks ground for $19.6M addition"

April 27, Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's widens reach with start of ER expansion"

April 26, Providence Business News: "St. Anne's ready to build new ER"

April 22, "Living Well," Fall River Herald News: "Saint Anne's offers area's first breast MRI technology"

April 15, Fall River Herald News: "An emphasis on quality care: Talking with Saint Anne's President Craig Jesiolowski"

April 5, Fall River Herald News: "St. Anne's offering new MRI services"

March 2010

March 25, Fall River Herald News: "Control your future by preventing diabetes"

March 6, Taunton Daily Gazette: "St. Anne’s makes donation to Children’s Advocacy Center"

February 2010

February 25, Fall River Herald News: "Add some color to your plate"

January 2010

January 28, Fall River Spirit: "St. Anne's puts spotlight on early onset dementia"

January 28, Fall River Herald News"OUR VIEW: More help is needed"

January 26, The Standard-Times: "Local doctors help out in Haiti"

January 22, New England Business Bulletin: "Saint Anne's Hospital has new president"

January 21, Fall River Herald News"ON A MISSION: St. Anne's Hospital employees head to Haiti"

January 20, New England Cable News (NECN) - video: "Mass. doctors ship out to help in Haiti" 


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