Carney Hospital Nursing Staff Donates to Local Senior CenterJune 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.
Carney Hospital Dedicates EMS BreakroomMay 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.
Carney Hospital Hires New HospitalistMay 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.
Carney Hospital Celebrates Employee Years of ServiceMay 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.
Carney Hospital Appoints Local Religious Leader to Board of DirectorsApril 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.
Carney Hospital Appoints Quincy Business Leader to Board of DirectorsApril 11, 2017
Dorchester, MA – April 11th, 2017 – Carney Hospital President Walter Ramos today announced the appointment of Thomas Farrington to the Board of Directors.
The Copeland Surgical Center at Carney Hospital Receives National AwardFebruary 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 ...
Carney Hospital Celebrates Completion of Expanded Emergency DepartmentFebruary 16, 2017
Newly renovated Emergency Department brings state-of-the-art facilities to local communities
Steward Health Care Selected for Innovative MassHealth Accountable Care Pilot ProgramDecember 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.
Pioneering the "Patient-User" Experience OnlineMay 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.
Carney Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in April 2016 Hospital Safety ScoreApril 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.
Carney Hospital Names Pastor William E. Dickerson II To Hospital BoardApril 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.
Carney Hospital Names Kenneth T. Mui To Hospital BoardMarch 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.
Carney Hospital Names Hue T. Pham To Hospital BoardMarch 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.
Dr. Chiledum Ahaghotu Joins Carney Hospital LeadershipJanuary 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...
Carney Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety ScoreDecember 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...
Walter J. Ramos to Lead Carney HospitalMay 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...
Walter J. Ramos to Lead Carney HospitalMay 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...
Carney Hospital Earns Coveted 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital Distinction Recognition Highlights the Nation’s Premier Hospitals for Safety and QualityDecember 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...
Carney Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint CommissionNovember 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...