News Releases

12/11/2014 - Birthplace clinical nurse educator, Carrie Siefken, RNC, MSN, has been named the 2014 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year. Siefken, who was honored for quality, was one of 13 Massachusetts nurses selected for the award, which recognizes exceptional nurses, creates awareness of professional excellence, and promotes the future of the nursing profession, while helping to advance the mission of the March of Dimes.
11/21/2014 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) Salem Hospital has received the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke (GWTG–­Stroke) Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award, while NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn earned a Gold Plus ranking.
11/6/2014 - NSPG President, Steven Kapfhammer, and Medical Director, Rebecca Lee, M.D., will share information about progressive improvements at North Shore Physicians Group, including: Patient Centered Medical Home, NSPG’s team based approach to care, North Shore Urgent Care, NSPG’s new urgent care facility in Danvers, and other advancements in patient care and service.
11/6/2014 - North Shore Medical Center’s (NSMC) Department of Surgery has honored outstanding doctors and nurses with the 2014 Department of Surgery Clinical Excellence and Professionalism Award.
10/7/2014 - Salem, Mass. (October 7, 2014) – North Shore Medical Center (NSMC’s) new state-of-the-art central utility plant, has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED is a certification program that sets the standard for environmentally responsible construction in the United States.
9/19/2014 - North Shore Medical Center Hospital Visitor Restrictions To limit the spread of Enterovirus D-68, a respiratory virus that primarily affects children, adolescents and young adults, NSMC is putting temporary visitor restrictions in place. Visitors who are ill, who have recently been ill or who are under 16 years of age are being asked not visit the Pediatric Inpatient Unit, Special Care Nursery or the NSMC Birthplace.
8/20/2014 - Dixie Patterson P.A.-C, cardiac surgery physician assistant, North Shore Medical Center, received the Outstanding Civilian Physician Assistant of the Year award by the Veterans Caucus of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).
7/21/2014 - For the third consecutive year, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in Greater Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report. NSMC is the only hospital on the North Shore to be named to either the Boston or Massachusetts lists.
7/15/2014 - On July 15, two events were held to celebrate the completion of the new central
utility plant on the NSMC Salem Hospital campus.
7/2/2014 - Tiffany Costanza, RN, was honored this week by Nurse.com, a national nursing publication, with the Rising Star Award.
6/20/2014 - North Shore Medical Center honored Ira K. Evans III, M.D., with the 2014 Physician of Excellence Award
5/28/2014 - Staff at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) will participate in emergency preparedness drills on May 31 from 7:30 to 10 a.m.at NSMC Salem Hospital and Saturday, June 14 from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at NSMC Union Hospital to enhance coordination between NSMC and local public safety services in the event of a public disaster.
5/28/2014 - North Shore Medical Center receives $10,000 grant from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation. Eastern Bank Chairman and CEO Richard Holbrook and football legend Doug Flutie recognized 66 community-based organizations that earned grants totaling $750,000 from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation.
5/20/2014 - NSMC Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Mitchell S. Rein, M.D., has been awarded the Samuel O. Thier Award for Physician Leadership by Partners HealthCare.
5/6/2014 - North Shore Medical Center(NSMC) and MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center are pleased to announce that Mark Mandell, M.D., will become the new Chair of Pediatrics effective June 1, 2014.
3/31/2014 - Join us Sunday April 27 for a free community event incorporating advance care planning and spiritual approaches to end of life care and decisions."It's Your Choice" takes place on Sunday April 27, 2-3:30 p.m. NSMC Salem Hospital Davenport 102. Call 978 741 1215 with questions
12/3/2013 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) pediatric dentist, Steven P. Perlman, D.D.S., M.Sc.D.,D.H.L., received NSMC’s 2013 Dr. E. Augustus Holyoke Memorial Award for his professional excellence and commitment to serving our community.
11/25/2013 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has been named among the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. Formerly the healthcare division of Thomson Reuters, Truven Health Analytics is a leading provider of information and analytics focused on the quality and cost of healthcare.
11/14/2013 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) physician, Paul M. Copeland, M.D., has been announced as the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Clinical Practitioner Award by the Endocrine Society, which annually recognizes endocrinologists for their contributions to the endocrine and medical community.
11/7/2013 - On Tuesday, November 12, Lynn residents only are invited to a community meeting with leaders of North Shore Medical Center and Partners HealthCare, to discuss a new care delivery model for the North Shore.
10/16/2013 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (COEMIG).
10/9/2013 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) and Partners HealthCare announced today an integrated plan that improves care and coordination across a wide spectrum of health services. This strategy realigns practices and facilities to make high-quality care more effective and accessible to residents of the North Shore and addresses the most pressing health needs of the community.
9/19/2013 - North Shore Medical Center’s (NSMC) Department of Surgery has honored outstanding doctors and nurses with the 2013 Department of Surgery Clinical Excellence and Professionalism Award.
7/16/2013 - North Shore Medical Center has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in Greater Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report for the second consecutive year. NSMC is the only hospital on the North Shore to be named to either the Boston or Massachusetts lists.
7/12/2013 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) is building a new central utility plant to generate cleaner, safer and more cost-efficient energy for the medical center’s facilities. This state-of-the-art facility will replace NSMC’s existing 100-year-old plant and is expected to be certified by the U.S. Green Building Council – to the benefit to patients, staff and the greater Salem community.
6/25/2013 - North Shore Medical Center continues its effort to be environmentally friendly. This year, the North Shore Cancer WALK again partnered with Change is Simple, an environmental education non-profit group. 94% of the waste from this year's walk was successfully "diverted" or recycled.