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Sturdy Memorial Hospital Earns Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®

Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission
Top Performers on Key Quality Measures®

Sturdy Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Sturdy was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care. Sturdy is one of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction. The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions.

This is the third consecutive year that Sturdy has earned this distinction. Moreover, Sturdy is one of only of 314 hospitals to achieve the Top Performerdistinction for the past three consecutive years. Continue reading Sturdy Memorial Hospital Earns Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®

New England Patriots Celebrate Special Needs Volunteerism with Flag Football Event at Hockomock Area YMCA in Foxborough

The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and Patriots safety Devin McCourty celebrated the chance to bring football to the local special needs community on Monday, Nov. 10, with a flag football event as part of the Foundation’s ongoing Celebrate Volunteerism initiative.

Smiles could be seen from every corner of the gymnasium inside the Invensys Foxboro branch of the Hockomock Area YMCA on Monday, Nov. 10, as the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation (NEPCF) and Patriots defensive captain Devin McCourty participated in a series of flag football drills and a game of capture the flag with members of the YMCA’s Integration Initiative program. Continue reading New England Patriots Celebrate Special Needs Volunteerism with Flag Football Event at Hockomock Area YMCA in Foxborough

Foxborough High School Open House Nov. 24-25th

Screen Shot 2014-11-12 at 11.30.44 AMFoxborough High School will hold an open house for parent/teacher conferences on:

November 24th and November 25th
5:00PM – 7:00PM

Parents will be able to schedule 5 minute meetings with their student’s teachers in their classrooms.

Beginning Friday, November 7th at 9:00 AM, the following link will allow access to this scheduling program.

Please visit: http://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Foxborough_High_School to schedule an appointment for a conference on November 24th and 25th.

Sturdy Memorial Hospital Receives ‘A’ in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score

Sturdy Memorial Hospital LogoSturdy Memorial Hospital was honored with an “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries, and infections.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by The Leapfrog Group,” says Dr. Bruce Auerbach, President & CEO of Sturdy. “Everyone in the organization—including physicians, nurses, other clinicians, ancillary and support staff, and the entire leadership team—is ever-mindful of ensuring safe, optimum-quality care for the people we serve.” Continue reading Sturdy Memorial Hospital Receives ‘A’ in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score

Norwood Hospital Cancer Center at Foxboro Hosts Look Good…Feel Better Session

On Monday, November 17, 2014, Norwood Hospital Cancer Center at Foxboro will host an American Cancer Society sponsored Look Good…Feel Better session. Volunteer beauty professionals will teach female cancer patients beauty techniques to help restore their self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Women will learn about makeup techniques, skincare, nail care and options related to hair loss such as wigs, turbans and scarves. Each participant will receive a free cosmetics kit for use during and after the workshop.  Light refreshments will be provided. Continue reading Norwood Hospital Cancer Center at Foxboro Hosts Look Good…Feel Better Session