January 26 2017
Castle Connolly Top Doctors are rated in the Top 10 Percent of physicians in their medical specialty in their geographic region, and considered physician leaders within their communities. Holy Family Hospital’s Top Doctors for 2017 are Orthopedic Surgeons Eric Arvidson, MD, Barry Bickley, MD, and Tahsin Ergin, MD; Urologist Steven Previte, MD; Plastic Surgeon George Chatson, MD; and Otolaryngologist Daryl Colden, MD.
Primary Care Physician Nita Pant, MD will talk about systolic and diastolic heart failure, explain what patients can do on their own to prevent it, and talk about medications used to treat heart failure.
Dr. Joseph Weinstein, a cardiologist, has been a practicing physician for nearly three decades. Steward’s first Chief Medical Officer, Justine Carr, recently retired, leaving a legacy of improvements at Holy Family Hospital that have benefitted Methuen and Haverhill area families. Dr. Weinstein is committed to continuing this progress.
Steward Health Care System, parent company of Holy Family Hospital, has been selected as one of six Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Massachusetts to participate in MassHealth’s Pilot Medicaid ACO program. Through this pilot, Steward aims to increase care management and care coordination for Medicaid patients.
The 2016 Community Value Leadership Award is from nationally recognized data and consulting firm Cleverley + Associates, which first published its Community Value Index in 2004. It remains the most comprehensive index dedicated to hospital value assessment, examining ten measures within four performance areas – financial viability and plant reinvestment, hospital cost structure, hospital charge structure, and hospital quality performance.
Holy Family is the only hospital on the North Shore of Massachusetts offering Y-90 Radioembolization - localized and targeted radiation therapy that delivers a dose of radiation up to 40 times higher than conventional external beam therapy and only affects the liver tumor itself. Healthy liver tissue remains unaffected.
Low-Dose CT uses state-of-the-art computed tomography to find lung cancer before there are symptoms. The detailed pictures detect potentially treatable lung cancers that are often too small to be detected with an x-ray. When lung cancer is detected at an early stage, success rates for treating the disease are much higher.
Holy Family is the first hospital in Massachusetts and New Hampshire to introduce Verigene® testing, a new technology that rapidly identifies sepsis-causing bacteria so the right therapies can be administered quickly and potentially save lives.
Nikhil Thakur, MD will describe common complaints associated with spine issues, identify the various conditions that cause them, and review the non-surgical and surgical options available.
The three-year labor agreement includes wage increases, a pension plan, and provisions to make health insurance even more affordable for all MNA represented employees. Steward now has labor agreements in place for all 28 of its bargaining units – including those represented by the MNA, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, Teamsters Local 25, IOUE 877, UFSPO, and the Area Trades Council.
Surgical Director is World-Renowned Thoracic and Airway Surgeon John C. Wain, MD, the surgical founder of lung transplantation at Massachusetts General Hospital and the first surgeon in New England to perform living related lung transplantation.
November 22 2016
Holy Family is one of just 72 hospitals in the nation to earn Straight A’s from The Leapfrog Group since the award was created in 2012.
November 14 2016
The fairs will be held simultaneously in the auditoriums on both campuses on Monday, November 21, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and there will be on-site interviews for open positions on all shifts.
Stephanie Gianoukos, MD will identify types of pain, describe its effects on the body, explain how it's assessed and treated, and define the goals of pain management in a hospital-based pain center.
November 3 2016
Orthopedic Surgeon Xavier Simcock, MD will discuss common shoulder problems
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Pamela Jones, MD will talk about the causes of shoulder discomfort and pain, and how symptoms are treated medically and surgically when necessary.
Dr. Simcock will explain the common causes of pain and discomfort in the hand, wrist and elbow, and explore the available treatment options.
Orthopedic Surgeon Xavier Simcock, MD will talk about the two primary types of shoulder arthritis, solutions for those suffering with these types of shoulder arthritis, and how advanced 3-D imaging technology helps make custom solutions for individual patients.
Dr. Wain, who had been on the faculty of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the faculty of Harvard Medical School for more than 20 years prior to joining Steward Medical Group, was the surgical founder of lung transplantation at MGH where he was the first surgeon in New England to perform living related lung transplantation.
Join Pain Specialists Stephanie Gianoukos, MD and Arvind Murthy, MD to learn the various causes and treatments for pain at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, MA on October 27, 2016, 6-7 p.m in the ground-floor auditorium.