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Breast surgeon Monica DaSilva, MD, FACS, appointed to Commission on Cancer position

January 31, 2017

Saint Anne's Hospital breast specialist brings expertise to the hospital's cancer program

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Saint Anne’s Hospital’s Center for Orthopedic Excellence earns advanced certification for hip and knee replacement from The Joint Commission

December 14, 2016

Saint Anne’s is the first hospital in Bristol County and one of 18 nationally to date to earn The Joint Commission’s advanced certification for joint replacement.

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Saint Anne’s Hospital announces new Chief Operating Officer

December 7, 2016

Chief Nursing Officer Carole Billington now assumes dual role

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Saint Anne’s Hospital is one of 72 hospitals in the U.S. to achieve “Straight A’s” for patient safety

November 30, 2016

Saint Anne’s has achieved an “A” grade nine times since introduction of The Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade in 2012.

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Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with healthy activities at Saint Anne’s Hospital

September 27, 2016

"Chalk It Up!" and "Treat Yourself Well" in October

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Saint Anne's Hospital names Michael Bushell as next president

August 31, 2016

CFO Bushell to assume Saint Anne’s President’s role in October. Jesiolowski to head both campuses of Holy Family Hospital

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Saint Anne’s Hospital announces new chief medical officer

August 17, 2016

Dr. John Conlon brings clinical and administrative leadership to new role

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Dr. Uma Kolli establishes new family medicine practice

August 2, 2016

Dr. Kolli welcomes former patients and new patients to her new practice

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American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Award recognizes Saint Anne’s Hospital with “Get With The Guidelines-Stroke” Gold Quality Achievement Award

June 28, 2016

Award recognizes Saint Anne's Hospital's commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines

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Saint Anne’s Hospital Endoscopy Center of Excellence recognized by leading gastrointestinal medical society for quality and safety

April 5, 2016

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has recognized Saint Anne’s Hospital as part of its Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program, dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy care.

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Saint Anne's Hospital Multicultural Health Committee offers scholarships to students pursuing health care and/or National Medical Interpreter certification.

March 9, 2016

Awards will include three $1,000 health care scholarships to bilingual/bicultural students, plus two $500 awards for those pursuing medical interpreter certification. Saint Anne’s Hospital's Multicultural Health Committee has announced that it is offering three $1,000 scholarships to local students pursuing a health care career in the 2016-2017 academic year.

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Saint Anne’s Hospital Medical Staff announces $3,000 scholarships for health care students

March 9, 2016

Annual scholarship awards to honor longtime physicians associated with Saint Anne’s Hospital. The Saint Anne’s Hospital Medical Staff invites applications for the following two $3,000 scholarships for students pursuing education in health care in the 2016-17 academic year.

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Saint Anne’s Hospital receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

February 23, 2016

Saint Anne’s Hospital has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care. This evidence-based designation is the only cancer care award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that considers female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, and what women say they want from a hospital.

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Saint Anne’s Hospital earns recognition as a “Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement” from Blue Cross Blue Shield

February 18, 2016

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.

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Cancer care program at Saint Anne’s Hospital earns three-year approval with commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

February 11, 2016

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.

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Saint Anne’s Hospital is named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s annual Hospital Honor Roll

February 10, 2016

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.

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Saint Anne’s Hospital to begin offering cardiac catheterization

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.

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Saint Anne’s Hospital physician and nurse named for outstanding emergency care

December 10, 2015

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.

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Want information about prepping for winter sports?

November 13, 2015

Are you gearing up for winter sports, such as skiing, snowboarding, hockey, or running so that you can avoid injury?

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Saint Anne’s Hospital cardiac and respiratory care recognized for clinical excellence and patient safety

October 30, 2015

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.