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Local Moms Win Mommy Blog Contest

5/30/2014

Five local moms have been selected as featured bloggers for the Signature Moms Blog, www.signaturemoms.com, sponsored by Signature Healthcare. The mommy bloggers were identified through a contest sponsored by the hospital where moms were encouraged to visit Signature Healthcare’s Facebook page and post a written narrative explaining why they would be a great blogger. The five new mommy bloggers will join Sandy Churchill, Anne Marie Holloway, Janice Johnson-Plumer, Heather Desmond O’Neill, Tanya Pimental...

Signature Healthcare Excels in Patient Safety – Awarded an “A” in Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score

5/22/2014

Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored Signature Healthcare with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog. The first and only hospital safety rating to be peer-reviewed in the Journal of Patient Safety, the S...

Diabetes Day Addresses Community Health Need June 14

5/21/2014

Event sponsored by Signature Healthcare Kicks Off Week Long Series of Free Events Aimed at "Knocking Down" Diabetes Signature Healthcare will host a diabetes community awareness day - Changing Diabetes -  at the Shaw's Center in Brockton on June 14th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital Earns ACR Accreditation

2/25/2014

Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast ultrasound as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Ultrasound imaging is a noninvasive medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help physicians diagnose and better treat medical conditions. Ultrasound imaging of the breast produces a picture of the internal structures of the breast. Signature Healthcare is a Breast ...

Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital and Signature Medical Group named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s Honor Roll

2/6/2014

Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital and Signature Medical Group were both recently recognized in Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s 2013 Hospital and Physician Group Honor Rolls. The hospital was one of only 11 in Massachusetts to be honored and Signature Medical Group was once again named to the Physician Group Honor roll, being one of only 55 groups honored in Massachusetts. The Hospital Honor Roll, according to Harvard Pilgrim, recognizes adult, acute care hospitals who performed within the top 25...

Signature Healthcare Earns “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” Recognition from The Joint Commission

11/5/2013

Only Hospital in Southeastern MA to Earn This Award Signature Healthcare was recently named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes shown to improve care for certain conditions. Signature Healthcare is one of 1,099 hospitals in the U.S. earning the Top Performer distinction...

Signature Moms Blog Reaches Milestone

7/22/2013

Online, Parenting Community for Southeastern Massachusetts Continues to Flourish​In the world of mommy blogs, there’s a shining star based right here in Southeastern Massachusetts: The Signature Moms Blog. Earlier this month, while America was celebrating the Fourth of July, this unassuming hospital sponsored mommy blog surpassed more than 100,000 views – a noteworthy accomplishment in the blogosphere. In addition, the Signature Moms blog reached another milestone by having more than 2,500 people subscribe to the blog. “We are absolutely thrilled with the response and popularity that the Signature Moms blog has received – especially since we started it a little over two years ago,” said Vice President of Busin...

Signature Healthcare Receives American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

7/16/2013

Award demonstrates commitment to quality care for stroke patients Signature Healthcare has received the Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the second year in a row. The award recognizes commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines.   

Floating Hospital for Children and Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital Partner to Provide Comprehensive Pediatric Care

6/17/2013

Floating Hospital to provide 24-7 pediatric coverage for hospitalized children and infants Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center and Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital has reached an agreement to provide expert inpatient pediatric care for children in Southeastern Massachusetts. Through this new relationship, pediatric hospitalists will provide round-the-clock care for all children on a dedicated pediatric unit at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. The addition of the hospitali...

Signature Healthcare and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Sign Clinical Affiliation Agreement

6/7/2013

New partnership, which includes Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at BIDMC, will expand patient services in southeastern Massachusetts, providing access to advanced care  ​BOSTON – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at BIDMC and Signature Healthcare Corporation have signed a clinical affiliation agreement designed to deliver high-quality, coordinated care to patients in southeastern Massachusetts. The partnership will give patients access to the best care in the most convenient setting, including access to BIDMC spe...

Second Annual Changing Diabetes Day Brings Information and Fun to our Area

6/4/2013

Event sponsored by Signature Healthcare and Novo Nordisk Kicks Off Week Long Series of Free Events Aimed at “Knocking Down” Diabetes Signature Healthcare will partner with Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company focusing on diabetes care and other community partners to host a diabetes community awareness day – Changing Diabetes – at the Shaw’s Center in Brockton on June 8th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This free interactive event is open to the public. Highlights include healthy cooking demonstrations, child...

Champions Events Give Back to the Community

5/10/2013

On Sunday, May 5, Signature Healthcare hosted its 14th annual Champions Fighting Cancer Walk and 3rd annual Champions Ride for Pediatrics, along with a Community Health Fair. More than 3,000 walkers honored the memory of loved ones who have lost their battle with cancer, paid tribute to those who have survived, or walked in support of friends and relatives who are fighting to beat this disease. In conjunction with the walk, bikers rode to raise money in support of our pediatric programs. "Events l...

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