Multi-center Program Receives Blue Distinction+ for Bariatrics
BOSTON, MA – Steward Health Care and Steward Medical Group (SMG) are pleased to
Bariatric surgery program meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center accordi
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s Center for Wound Care earned a national award for clinical excellence. The Center of Distinction award, which was given to St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center by Healogics, St. Elizabeth’s Center for Wound Care management company, highlights outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a wound healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days.
Heart health is one of the most important factors that can affect wound healing. Chronic wounds affect approximately 6.7 million people in the United States, and these wounds cost more than $50 billion annually. If left untreated, chronic wounds can lead to a diminished quality of life and possible amputation of the affected limb.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is the first hospital in New England to implant a new investigational device to treat Heart Failure (HF) designed to improve heart function and reduce HF symptoms.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center congratulates 36 members of its medical staff who were honored by Boston Magazine as a “Top Doctor 2016” in its December 2016 issue.
Steward Medical Group Weston Internal Medicine and Wellness Center has expanded its practice to welcome Jennifer Burzyk, a nurse practitioner, and is now also offering Nutrition, Psychology, Meditation, and Yoga sessions with local experts.
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center congratulates the three recipients of the annual St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Scholarship to benefit local residents pursuing health care-related higher education. The three recipients are Leah Buckley attending the MGH Institute of Health Professionals, Taylor Hanley attending St. Anslem College and Ciara O'Shea attending University of Connecticut.