Jan 9, 2013
As you will notice on the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Web site, the hospital offers extraordinary care in virtually every clinical specialty and sub-specialty. Many of our physicians and health care providers are nationally recognized for their expertise and, as a result, their insights are often sought by journalists and bloggers from all over the world. This news section highlights some of the news releases and articles featuring input from Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and its clinical staff.
Lahey Clinic, Beverly Hospital and Addison Gilbert Hospital Awarded an “A” for Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score
Nov 30, 2012
Lahey Clinic, Beverly Hospital and Addison Gilbert Hospital were honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.
NECC Recall Information
Oct 18, 2012
The FDA will release a list of every healthcare organization and provider who has purchased any product from NECC.
Officers and Trustees of New Lahey Health System Board of Trustees Announced
Sep 18, 2012
Lahey Health System announced today the business and education leaders, legal experts, physicians and entrepreneurs who will form the new Lahey Health System Board of Trustees.
The 18th Annual Robert E. Crozier, MD Lecture in Gastroenterology to be held at Lahey Clinic
Sep 14, 2012
Lahey Clinic will hold the 18th annual Robert E. Crozier, MD Lecture in Gastroenterology on September 21.
Lahey Clinic’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Participates in Five Cutting-Edge Clinical Trials
Sep 13, 2012
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Lahey Clinic remains at the forefront of clinical research through its participation in five transnational, multicenter clinical trials for fracture care.
Lahey Clinic and Medical Development Group to Hold Jointly-Sponsored September 19th Forum
Sep 13, 2012
Lahey Clinic and The Medical Development Group announce a jointly
sponsored forum on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 entitled “Clinical
World Is the Critical Partner for New Products and Technology,” focusing
on examples of recent cooperative relationships between Lahey’s
Department of Urology, with support from Radiology, and local medical
Richard L. Kalish, MD, Joins Lahey Clinic as Chair of the New Division of Primary Care
Aug 20, 2012
Lahey Clinic recently appointed Richard L. Kalish, MD, MPH, MS, as chair
of the new Division of Primary Care at Lahey. This new division
includes the departments of General Internal Medicine at Lahey Clinic
Medical Center, Burlington and Lahey Clinic Medical Center, North Shore
in Peabody, as well as a dozen community group practices.
Remembering Robert E. Wise, MD, prominent radiologist and Lahey Clinic executive who managed historic move from Boston to Burlington
Aug 16, 2012
Dr. Wise passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, August 12. A funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s church in Wellesley, MA at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2012.
John A. Libertino, MD, chairman, Institute of Urology, Lahey Clinic, Burlington Mass., responds to the USTF recommendations on PSA testing
Jul 19, 2012
Prostate cancer is a complicated and controversial topic, with high quality evidence available to both support and refute the benefits of screening and treatment. The most salient issue with prostate cancer is overtreatment, not PSA screening. Lahey Clinic has a robust, active surveillance program for appropriate low risk patients.
Lahey Clinic’s Dr. Hesketh Recognized for Distinguished Service to an International Organization
Jul 17, 2012
Lahey Clinic congratulates Paul J. Hesketh, MD, interim director of the
Sophia Gordon Cancer Center and director of Thoracic Oncology, who was
awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Multinational
Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) in June.
Lahey Clinic Ranks Seventh in Massachusetts in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-2013 Best Hospitals Survey
Jul 17, 2012
Lahey Clinic has been ranked sixth in the Boston area and seventh in Massachusetts in U.S News and World Report’s 2012-2013 Best Hospitals Survey. The magazine honored Lahey as a best hospital in the United States for Urology care.
Bernard M. Bettencourt, Jr., DO, Appointed Medical Director for the Lahey Physician Hospital Organization (PHO)
Jul 9, 2012
Bernard M. Bettencourt, Jr., DO, MPH has been appointed medical director for the Lahey Physician Hospital Organization (PHO). The Lahey PHO will function as the contracting unit for Lahey Clinic within the new Lahey Health System.
Northeast Health System and Lahey Clinic Foundation Complete Affiliation Agreement; Officially Establish Lahey Health System
Apr 30, 2012
Northeast Health System and Lahey Clinic Foundation announced today that their affiliation agreement is complete and they have officially established the Lahey Health System.
Lahey Clinic Names Howard Grant, JD, MD, Next CEO
Sep 17, 2010
Lahey Clinic's Board of Trustees has selected Howard R. Grant, JD, MD, to be Lahey's next president and chief executive officer. Grant, currently executive vice president and chief medical officer at Geisinger Health System, will succeed David M. Barrett, MD, who has led the Clinic since 1999.
Lahey in the News
A list of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center news clips.
Lahey Clinic Jumps Three to a Fourth Place Boston Metro Area Ranking in U.S. News & World Report's 2011-2012 Best Hospitals Survey
Lahey Clinic has been ranked fourth in the Boston-area in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals metro area rankings. The Clinic moved up three positions in the rankings as compared to last year’s results.
Flu Prevention Information
Flu season is upon us. We want you and your family to remain healthy.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Publishes Cookbook for Cancer Patients
Keith Stuart, MD, head of Oncology at Lahey Hospital & Medical
Center, Burlington, Corrine Zarwan, MD, and the team at the Sophia
Gordon Cancer Center are pleased to announce the publishing of The Lahey Clinic Guide to Cooking Through Cancer: 100+ Recipes for Treatment and Recovery.
Lahey Health Invests in New Electronic Health Record System for Better Coordinated Care
Lahey Health has signed an agreement with Epic, a worldwide leader in
health information technology, to implement the new EHR in a phased
approach, which is scheduled to begin in June 2013.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Offers Life-Changing Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease
The Neurosurgery Movement Disorders Symposium will be held Saturday, April 20, from 9 am to 12 pm, at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. This event is free and open to the public.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Operating Normal Business Hours
Caution: Under today's circumstances, please be aware that Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts is open for business as usual. However, if you live in any of the communities that the state police have shut down this morning, call your physician's office or the hospital's main line at 781-744-5100 to reschedule your appointment.
Shields MRI in Peabody is now Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, MRI
The service joins our network of MRI departments and centers within Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. MRI services will continue at the same location with the same doctors, but with newly expanded hours.
Rebecca Yang, MD: Jolie's decision raises questions, issues
For many women, undergoing a double mastectomy is a deeply emotional and intimate experience. A patient must make the dramatic and difficult choice to surrender a natural part of herself that is very much aligned with her feminine identity.