News Releases

8/1/2014 - Earlier this week, the last brick from the old power plant located at the front of North Shore Medical Center came down. Patients are once again able to directly access the Davenport 4 main entrance, including the SurgiCenter. All Salem campus parking is now back to normal. 
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. 
7/2/2014 - Tiffany Costanza, RN, was honored this week by, 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 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.
10/25/2013 - Union Hospital’s operating rooms will be closed this weekend, from 1 p.m., Friday October 26 until midday Sunday, October 27, 2013, while we install new fire dampers in the ventilation system.
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.
10/2/2013 - A long-time primary care physician on the North Shore, Dr. Odiet has joined NSPG’s care team of over 200 physicians, nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers.
9/26/2013 - North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG) will open North Shore Urgent Care at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care in Danvers on October 7.
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.
6/19/2013 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) announced today that it has established the Albright Read Institute for Healthcare Improvement Science and Medical Research (ARI). The Institute will fund research, education and training, and implementation initiatives to improve healthcare services at the Medical Center.
6/13/2013 - North Shore Medical Center’s Sleep Center in Salem recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
6/4/2013 - The NSMC Radiology Department on the Salem Campus is hosting an open house on Wednesday, June 5, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Radiology Department on Davenport 4 to present the recent renovations made for pediatric patients.
3/28/2013 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) physician, Harvey Zarren, M.D. has received the Dr. E. Augustus Holyoke Memorial Award for his professional excellence and commitment to serving our community.
1/25/2013 - On Monday, January 28, 2013, NSMC will begin running a new advertising campaign that promotes our primary care physicians and their role in connecting patients to the experts and programs of NSMC and Partners HealthCare.
12/28/2012 - Five North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) physicians have been named among the ‘best doctors in Boston" in the December 2012 issue of Boston Magazine
11/19/2012 - North Shore Medical Center's (NSMC) website has won the Gold at the W³ Awards under the general web category for Health Care Services.
11/15/2012 - Today, North Shore Medical Center is participating in the annual American Cancer Society’s Great Smokeout. To assist those who currently smoke to quit the habit, the NSMC Smoking Cessation Service has smoking cessation counselors at Salem and Union hospitals answering questions about NSMC’s successful programs.
11/5/2012 - Join the Merry Mixers for an evening of inspiration at Jambu Jewelry. Jambu will donate 10% of purchases to the Merry Mixers, Friends of MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center.
10/30/2012 - Some of North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) Salem Hospital’s tiniest patients were invited back to the hospital for a festive, Halloween-themed reunion to celebrate their miraculous births and recoveries at the Special Care Nursery. More than 100 infants and toddlers attended and reunited with hospital nurses, therapists, and physicians.
10/24/2012 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) is rolling out a new environmentally friendly linen policy, similar to the “green” linen policy many hotels offer. This policy is part of a Partners-wide initiative to manage healthcare costs for everyone, as well as to conserve natural resources. NSMC patients will have the option to reuse their clean bed linens and towels if they are staying more than one night.
10/20/2012 - As you have seen in the news, the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham has recently closed because of concerns about contaminated drug products. We want to assure patients and their families that North Shore Physician Group has never purchased nor used medications from NECC in its offices.
10/18/2012 - As you may have heard in the news, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) are currently investigating infections related to contaminated medications which were produced at New England Compounding Center of Framingham, Massachusetts (NECC). The contaminated medications have been linked to a nationwide outbreak of meningitis, a serious health condition. They were recalled across the United States on September 25, 2012.
7/27/2012 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) was recently honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits committed to encouraging safer, higher quality healthcare. Both NSMC Salem and NSMC Union hospitals received the top ranking.
7/23/2012 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has been named to U. S. News and World Report’s list of the 24 best hospitals in Massachusetts, joining Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in receiving the honor.
6/26/2012 - Consumer Reports recently teamed up with Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) to survey Massachusetts patients about their primary care physicians. North Shore Physicians Group earned top scores for adult primary care practices at six locations.
6/20/2012 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) recently honored seven of its registered nurses and caregivers for outstanding service and clinical excellence. Awards included the Broadhead Clinical Excellence Award, the Broadhead Clinical Nursing Excellence Award for Advanced Practice, the NSMC Nursing Leadership Award, and the Blodgett Award.
6/4/2012 - Web Health Awards has given North Shore Medical Center a Merit Award for our complete rewrite and redesign of
6/4/2012 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has been honored by the New England Society for Healthcare Communications with the 2012 Gold Lamplighter Award for its website in recognition of achieving the highest professional standards in healthcare communications.
6/1/2012 - As part of North Shore Medical Center’s ongoing investment on the Salem Campus to enhance the inpatient experience, plans call for the expansion and renovation of the Special Care Nursery and updates to the inpatient pediatric unit at the MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center..
6/1/2012 - NSMC was awarded “Seedling” status for its expanding efforts to incorporate green practices into every day operations as a way to lessen its environmental impact on the community.
5/29/2012 - NSMC family medicine physician Alain A. Chaoui, M.D., has been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Committee Chair Service Award, an honor recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the Society, the statewide professional association of physicians.
5/24/2012 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) Salem Hospital has received the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke (GWTG–­Stroke) Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes NSMC’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.
5/9/2012 - The medical staff of the North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) honored Edgar Y. Oppenheimer, M.D., and Howard Waldman, M.D. Ph. D., with the 2012 Physician of Excellence Award and Frederick O. Buckley, Jr., M.D., with the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
12/13/2010 - Three NSMC physicians have been named among the “best doctors in Boston” in the December 2010 issue of Boston Magazine.
2/22/2010 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) is earning high marks for demonstrating exceptional health care quality and value. The hospital was recently honored with three major awards.