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+Steward Health Care System's Carney Hospital was one of 94 hospitals recognized nationwide by the Leapfrog survey of how hospitals' perform on patient safety and quality. Click below to read the entire article.

http://www.dotnews.com/2014/carney-wins-spot-national-top-hospital-list
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Getting your annual wellness checkup should be more than a quick exam, it is a chance to gain a vital understanding of your health. Here are a few questions you should ask your physician during your next annual visit.

http://www.tauntongazette.com/article/20141024/LIFESTYLE/141027425
Your annual wellness checkup should be more than a quick exam and a "See you next year!"
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Steward Health Care's executive vice president, David Morales, has football ingrained in him. This mentality he played with on the field has well-prepared him for the health care world. Read the entire article on David Morales in the Boston Business Journal.

http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2014/10/16/40-under-40-david-morales-of-steward-health.html
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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we focus on how far breast cancer treatments have come in the past 20 years. Targeted treatments - those that attack a specific characteristic of a cancer strain - have become the norm in breast cancer care. The result is that treatment is typically more effective than it has been in the past and many breakthroughs have been made in recent years. Read the full article below.

http://www.heraldnews.com/article/20141001/NEWS/141009762
As researchers have gained a better understanding of breast cancer in recent years, doctors have been able to offer a wider variety of treatments that
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Steward Health Care is proud to be a part of a pioneer accountable care organization, which has allowed us to cut unnecessary test and procedures while keeping patients healthy. Our accountable care organization has saved $19.2 million while keeping our quality of care at a high standard. 

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/09/17/health-care-pilot-shows-progress-controlling-costs/vaIEhpZaXyJnOAEhKvBjEI/story.html
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Steward Health Care is proud to announce that Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley's Would Care and Hyperbaric Center in Haverhill has been honored as a Center of Excellence for the third year in a row by Healogics, a would care management company.

http://www.whav.net/cms/?p=2911
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Steward Health Care is proud to announce that St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is welcoming Dr. Jan Rothschild, MD, FACS to irs breast surgery program. Dr. Rothschild comes to the medical center with decades of experience treating women facing a breast cancer diagnosis.

http://newton.wickedlocal.com/article/20141107/NEWS/141108888/12424/NEWS
Rothschild, who joins Kevin O’Donnell, MD, in St. Elizabeth’s Center for Breast Care, comes to the hospital with decades of experience
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Becker's Hospital Review has recognized 100 physician leaders of hospitals and health systems for 2014, based on leaders' healthcare experience, accolades and commitment to quality care. I am honored to be included in this list and I would like to extend congratulations to my other colleagues who received recognition. Follow the link to see the entire list.

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/100-physician-leaders-of-hospital-and-health-systems-2014.html
Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to recognize 100 physician leaders of hospitals and health systems for 2014, based on leaders' healthcare experience, accolades and commitment to quality care.
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The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBBCC) has announced the tour and exhibition of a new educational program, Let's Talk Prevention: Reducing Toxic Exposures. Held at Quincy Medical Center, this program focuses on discussions between health professionals and patients about environmental exposures and chemicals of concern. 

http://thequincysun.com/2014/10/07/breast-cancer-education-exhibit-at-quincy-medical-center/
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Congratulations to Dr. Peter R. Ward and Dr. J. Bruno Pestana, both medical oncologists at our Saint Anne's Regional Hospital Regional Cancer Center, are being recognized for recently co-authoring three articles in two noted professional journals.  

http://www.heraldnews.com/article/20140919/LIFESTYLE/140915651
Ward and Pestana are members of the Saint Anne's Hospital Regional Cancer Center team.
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Steward Health is a proud participant in the Pioneer ACO. The Pioneer ACOs are an important partner in terms of working with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs.

http://www.healthcare-informatics.com/article/steward-health-all-eyes-are-population-health-prize
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Steward Health Care is proud to announce that Dr. Christannah M. Domin Waters has joined the medical staff at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley. Her knowledge and experience will help us grow our award-winning women's health and gynecology program.
http://www.whav.net/cms/?p=2927
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Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Steward Health Care System
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Dr. Ralph de la Torre is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Steward Health Care System LLC, New England's largest fully integrated community care organization with eleven hospitals, 17,000 employees and other affiliates, including a home health care company, a nursing college and an imaging company. Within two years of becoming CEO of Caritas Christi, Dr. de la Torre dramatically improved the system. During this time, Dr. de la Torre implemented changes in governance, operational structure and strategy, leading to the creation of a fully integrated community care organization with significant participation in risk contracting. Before joining Caritas, Dr. de la Torre was the founder and CEO of the Cardiovascular Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and of Cardiovascular Management Associates, one of the nation's first totally integrated systems for treating cardiac patients.