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The Copeland Surgical Center at Carney Hospital Receives National Award

February 27, 2017

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 ...

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Carney Hospital Celebrates Completion of Expanded Emergency Department

February 16, 2017

Newly renovated Emergency Department brings state-of-the-art facilities to local communities

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Steward Health Care Selected for Innovative MassHealth Accountable Care Pilot Program

December 22, 2016

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.

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Pioneering the "Patient-User" Experience Online

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.

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Carney Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in April 2016 Hospital Safety Score

April 26, 2016

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.

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Carney Hospital Names Pastor William E. Dickerson II To Hospital Board

April 25, 2016

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.

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Carney Hospital Names Kenneth T. Mui To Hospital Board

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.

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Carney Hospital Names Hue T. Pham To Hospital Board

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.

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Dr. Chiledum Ahaghotu Joins Carney Hospital Leadership

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...

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Carney Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score

December 9, 2015

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...

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Walter J. Ramos to Lead Carney Hospital

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. Ramos most recently serv...

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Walter J. Ramos to Lead Carney Hospital

May 19, 2015

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...

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Carney Hospital Earns Coveted 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital Distinction Recognition Highlights the Nation’s Premier Hospitals for Safety and Quality

December 2, 2014

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...

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Carney Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 18, 2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Carney Hospital today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® (Top Performer) by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Carney Hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and...

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Steward Announces New Partnership with AFC Doctors Express Urgent Care

May 15, 2014

Steward Will Now Have 24 Affiliated Urgent Care Locations, Largest Network of Any System in MA BOSTON, MA, May 14, 2014 – Today, Steward Health Care System (Steward) announced a new clinical affiliation with AFC Doctors Express Urgent Care (Doctors Express), the largest urgent care provider in New England. The partnership will add nine in-network urgent care centers available to Steward patients a...

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Carney Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program Earns National Accreditation

June 5, 2013

Wednesday, June 05, 2013 Carney Hospital has announced the accreditation of a new residency program for training physicians in Family Medicine by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.  Beginning in 2014, Carney Hospital will prepare primary care physicians in the delivery of compassionate, cutting-edge care for the residents of Dorchester and the surrounding neighborhoods. Fami...