Saint Anne’s Hospital has announced that it has earned designation as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement® from Blue Cross Blue Shield. The national Blue Distinction Center® program helps patients identify hospitals that have demonstrated a commitment to providing quality care and better outcomes for specialized care. Blue Distinction Centers+ also have met cost measures that address consumers’ need for affordable healthcare.
Three-year accreditation with commendation is awarded only to facilities that exceed standard requirements at the time of its triennial survey. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has announced that Saint Anne’s Hospital, in Fall River, is one of 55 hospitals in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and Connecticut to be named to its annual Hospital Honor Roll. One of 21 Massachusetts hospitals in making the honor roll, Saint Anne’s is the only hospital in the Greater Fall River-Greater New Bedford area to receive the honor.
January 15 2016
Saint Anne’s Hospital announced today that it has received approval by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) to begin offering diagnostic cardiac catheterization procedures for certain heart conditions.
Stephanie Perry, RN, CARN, and Bruce Smith, MD, of Saint Anne’s Hospital Emergency Department, were recognized as outstanding providers of emergency medical care by the Greater Fall River/New Bedford Emergency Medical Services Coordinating Committee at its recent annual Emergency Medical Services (EMS) education conference at White's of Westport.
November 13 2015
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Saint Anne’s Hospital has announced that it has been recently recognized for clinical excellence for three critical care conditions, including cardiac care, by Healthgrades, and has earned its second consecutive designation as a “Straight A’s” hospital for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group.
The Centers for Wound Healing at Saint Anne’s Hospital and Morton Hospital invite area health care providers to “Caring for the Survivors from the Boston Marathon Bombings: Long-term Implications,” a dinner lecture presented by Jeffrey Kalish, M.D., assistant professor of surgery and radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, and director of endovascular surgery, Boston Medical Center.
If you or a member of your family has ideas to improve the health care experience at Saint Anne’s Hospital, you’re invited to become a member of the hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Council.
Four area students pursuing higher education in a health care career have been named winners of this year’s Saint Anne’s Hospital Multicultural Health Committee scholarships.
Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, part of Steward Health Care, provided an estimated $3.5 million in community benefits in fiscal year 2014, as published June 2 by the Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.
For the fourth year as part of its community wellness initiative, Saint Anne’s Hospital is partnering with Silverbrook Farm, of Dartmouth, in offering a weekly farmers market on the hospital grounds.
Saint Anne’s Hospital and Steward Health Care invite health care professionals to learn about issues that impact caring for the Hispanic community at “Harnessing Hispanic Health: Strategies for Working with Latinos,” with guest speaker Orlando González, EdD, MBA, MS, EMT-P, CHI, of AccuLingua Communications and Consulting Services of Greenville, SC.
Saint Anne’s Hospital’s Center for Orthopedic Excellence has announced that it has earned national Gold Seal of Approval® certification by The Joint Commission for its knee and hip replacement program.
In an effort to reduce barriers and improve access to education to a culturally diverse community, Saint Anne’s Hospital's Multicultural Health Committee is offering three $1,000 scholarships to local students pursuing a health care career in the 2015-2016 academic year.
Medical professionals wishing to enhance their competency in working with patients who are deaf or hard of hearing are invited to a free program, “What Medical Professionals Need to Know about Working with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Patients in the Medical Setting,” on Wednesday, February 25, from 12-1 p.m. at Saint Anne’s Hospital.
Saint Anne’s Hospital was awarded its sixth consecutive “A” grade in the Fall 2014 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections.
Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.
The Saint Anne’s Hospital medical staff has announced that Stacey Duffy, of Pawtucket, and Monica Souza, of North Dighton, have been named recipients of this year’s “John A. Arcuri, MD, 2014 Scholarship Awards.”
Two area students pursuing higher education in a health care career have been named winners of the 2014 Saint Anne’s Hospital Multicultural Health Committee scholarships.