The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Carney Hospital was one of 832 awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S.
Dorchester, October 6, 2017 ― Carney Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
August 9 2017
Dorchester, MA – August 9th, 2017 – Carney Hospital has partnered with TotalCare, LLC, a locally owned home care provider based out of Roxbury, to provide eligible patients access to home care services. The goal of this partnership is to increase access to preventative healthcare services for members of our community who are most vulnerable and to reduce hospital readmissions.
July 21 2017
Dorchester, MA – July 21, 2017 – In its Semi-Annual Report for the period of July 1, 2016-June 31, 2017, Carney Hospital achieved 100% of all healthcare quality metrics set by MassHealth’s DSTI program.
Dorchester, MA – June 20th, 2017 During National Nurses Week, Carney Hospital’s Nursing Staff raised donations for Kit Clark Senior Services, a local organization who provides many vital services to our community’s seniors.
May 30 2017
Dorchester, MA – May 30, 2017 – On Monday, May 22, 2017, Carney Hospital dedicated the recently completed EMS breakroom in the hospital’s Emergency Department to EMS providers past and present. Hospital staff presented EMS providers in attendance with a plaque to commemorate their service to the community and to remember those who have been lost in the line of duty.
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.
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...