May 8 2017
Dorchester, MA – May 8th, 2017 – Carney Hospital has hired Dr. Saba Khokhar, who will assume the role as a full-time hospitalist and will be involved with overseeing the care of its inpatient units. Dr. Khokhar is board certified in Infectious Disease and also will be joining Dr. Alexander Griffin and Dr. Philip Carling in assisting Carney’s Infection Control and antibiotic stewardship practice.
Dorchester, MA – April 28, 2017 – On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, Carney Hospital held its annual Employee Recognition Ceremony that honors its employees for their years of service. Employees gathered in the Cushing Auditorium in Carney for the awards ceremony that recognizes employees based upon five-year intervals of employment.
Dorchester, MA – April 11th, 2017 – Carney Hospital President Walter Ramos today announced the appointment of Reverend Richard Man Chan Law to the Hospital’s Board of Directors. He currently serves as the Pastor for the Chinese Ministry at Wollaston Lutheran Church in Quincy, MA.
Dorchester, MA – April 11th, 2017 – Carney Hospital President Walter Ramos today announced the appointment of Thomas Farrington to the Board of Directors.
Dorchester, MA – February 27, 2017 –The Copeland Surgical Center at Carney Hospital has been recognized with The Center of Distinction award for clinical excellence by Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company. The Copeland Surgical Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and ...
Newly renovated Emergency Department brings state-of-the-art facilities to local communities
Steward Health Care System (Steward), parent company of Carney Hospital, has been selected as one of six Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Massachusetts to participate in MassHealth’s Pilot Medicaid ACO program.
May 17 2016
Best Practices from Retail Fuel New Online Approach for Carney Hospital When Steward Health Care, parent company of Carney Hospital, set out to pioneer a new, online patient-user experience, they decided to draw inspiration not from other medical industry players, but instead from the digital presence of major retail brands.
New Hospital Safety Scores, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S. health care system, were recently announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Carney Hospital was one of 798 hospitals to receive an A, and just one of 153 hospitals to consistently earn a “Straight A” score since 2013, ranking it among the safest hospitals in the United States.
Carney Hospital today announced the appointment of Pastor William E. Dickerson II, founder of the Greater Love Tabernacle Church in Dorchester, to the hospital’s board of directors.
March 30 2016
Carney Hospital today announced the appointment of Kenneth T. Mui, a detective with the City of Cambridge Police Department and Quincy resident, to the hospital’s board of directors.
March 28 2016
Carney Hospital today announced the appointment of Hue T. Pham, executive director of the Vietnamese American Initiative for Development (VietAID), to the hospital’s board of directors.
Carney Hospital today announced that it is among just 55 hospitals in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Connecticut to be named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s annual Hospital Honor Roll.
January 14 2016
Accomplished clinician and physicians leader will serve as Vice President of Medical Affairs Dorchester, MA – January 14, 2016 – Today, Carney Hospital announced the appointment of Chiledum Ahaghotu, MD, MBA, MHL, FACS as the hospital’s Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr. Ahaghotu joins Carney Hospital from Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he served as the Dr. R. Frank Jones Endow...
Wednesday, December 09, 2015 Recognition represents the third consecutive year the hospital has received the highest rating An announcement released nationally by the independent hospital watchdog, The Leapfrog Group, identifies key shifts among many hospitals on the A, B, C, D and F grades rating them on errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. Once again, Carney Hospital earned an A in this...
November 13 2015
Friday, November 13, 2015 National study of nearly 4,500 hospitals confirms quality of care for six common inpatient procedures and conditions Carney Hospital today announced that it has received 5 stars for the quality of its Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Esophageal-Stomach Surgeries, Health Failure, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis and Stroke care from Healthgrades, the leading onlin...
Experienced Health Care Executive Formerly Served as President & CEO of DotHouse Health in Dorchester Boston, MA, May 12, 2015 —Today, Steward Health Care System LLC (Steward) announced the appointment of Walter J. Ramos as the new President of Carney Hospital, an affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, in Dorchester. An experienced health care executive, Mr. Ramos most recently serv...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Experienced Health Care Executive Formerly Served as President & CEO of DotHouse Health in Dorchester Boston, MA, May 12, 2015 —Today, Steward Health Care System LLC (Steward) announced the appointment of Walter J. Ramos as the new President of Carney Hospital, an affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, in Dorchester. An experienced health care executive, Mr. Ra...
March 25 2015
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Modern facility provides convenient outpatient access to high quality primary care for the entire family; Program affiliated with Tufts University School of Medicine At a ribbon-cutting event with elected officials and community leaders, Carney Hospital today announced the opening of a $2 million state-of-the-art Family Medicine Center located in the Seton Medical Office ...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 The Leapfrog Group has named Carney Hospital, a part of the Steward Health Care System, to its annual list of Top Hospitals. An elite distinction awarded to hospitals nationwide for demonstrating excellence in hospital safety and quality through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is given to less than seven percent of all eligible hospitals. Th...