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Carney Hospital Earns 2019 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

December 19, 2019

Dorchester, MA, December 19, 2019– Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Carney Hospital was named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog ...

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Carney Hospital Nationally Recognized With An ‘A’ For the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

November 8, 2019

Dorchester, MA November 7, 2019 –  Carney Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction  recognizing Carney Hospital’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and other purchasers of health care committed to improving health c...

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

November 8, 2019

Dorchester, MA- November is National Diabetes Awareness month and November 14th is World Diabetes Day, a time to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on our families, friends, patients and community. “Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterize by elevated levels of blood glucose (blood sugar), which leads over time to serious damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and n...

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Peter Janeliunas and Gregory Pease honored with “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards

May 23, 2019

DORCHESTER, MA – In celebration of National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) week, Steward Health Care hosted the third annual “EMS Stewards of the Community” award ceremony on May 20 at the Tirrell Room in Quincy, Massachusetts. Dallas-based Steward, which operates nine hospitals across Massachusetts, recognized 19 EMS providers. Among these were Peter Janeliunas and Gregory Pease. They were reco...

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Carney Hospital Joins Innovative Effort to Solve America’s Drug Shortage Crisis

January 16, 2019

Carney Hospital, a Steward family hospital, will be a part of Civica Rx, a new, innovative effort to ensure essential generic medications are available, affordable and accessible to all. Civica Rx is a highly-collaborative not-for-profit generic drug company whose mission is to drive down costs and increase supply of life-saving medicines. Carney Hospital’s participation in the initiative is made possible thanks to the hospital being part of Steward Health Care, the largest privately operated health care network in the United States, and a founding member of Civica Rx.

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Carney Hospital Welcomes New Hospital President

August 17, 2018

Carney Hospital has announced Tom Sands, MBA, MHA, FACHE as the new President of the Dorchester-based hospital. Formerly the interim president at Carney, Sands has been officially appointed President effective July 2018.

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Carney Nurses Donate to Barbara Bertoni Scholarship Fund

May 30, 2018

For the second year in a row, during National Nurses Week, the nurses at Carney Hospital decided to give back to the community.  This year they chose to donate to the Barbara Bertoni Scholarship Fund.

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Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center President joins Carney Board of Directors

April 18, 2018

Carney Hospital President Walter Ramos today announced the appointment of Stan McLaren to the Board of Directors.

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Carney Wound Care Clinic Receives National Award for Second Consecutive Year

March 21, 2018

The Copeland Surgical Center at Carney Hospital has been recognized with the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award.

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Carney Hospital Earns National Award for Quality

December 7, 2017

Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Carney Hospital was named a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the third time in four years. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization.

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Carney Hospital Receives an “A” for Patient Safety in Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

November 13, 2017

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.

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Carney Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

October 6, 2017

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.

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Carney Hospital Announces Partnership with TotalCare

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.

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Carney Hospital Achieves All Quality Standards

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.

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Carney Hospital Nursing Staff Donates to Local Senior Center

June 20, 2017

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.

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Carney Hospital Dedicates EMS Breakroom

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.

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Carney Hospital Hires New Hospitalist

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.

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Carney Hospital Celebrates Employee Years of Service

May 1, 2017

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.

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Carney Hospital Appoints Local Religious Leader to Board of Directors

April 11, 2017

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.

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Carney Hospital Appoints Quincy Business Leader to Board of Directors

April 11, 2017

Dorchester, MA – April 11th, 2017 – Carney Hospital President Walter Ramos today announced the appointment of Thomas Farrington to the Board of Directors.