10/25/2016 - Debra Gentile, R.T.R.(M), the Breast Health Navigator at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC), says that getting a yearly mammogram is the single most effective method for detecting breast cancer early. That’s also when it is most treatable.
10/18/2016 - Some of North Shore Medical Center’s (NSMC) smallest patients were invited back to the hospital this past weekend for a festive, Halloween-themed reunion to celebrate their miraculous births and recoveries at the NSMC Special Care Nursery. Dozens of patients and their families reunited with hospital nurses, therapists and physicians.
9/29/2016 - Salem, Mass. (September 29, 2016) – North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) is pleased to welcome Massachusetts General Hospital spine surgeon Jason Bessey, M.D., to the North Shore community. Dr. Bessey will join NSMC surgeons Terence Doorly and Michael Medlock to provide treatment of degenerative disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine using a patient-focused model of care. He is interested in minimally invasive techniques that enable faster recovery and return to normal function.
9/14/2016 - North Shore Medical Center’s (NSMC) Department of Surgery has honored a number of its outstanding doctors and nurses with the 2016 Department of Surgery Clinical Excellence and Professionalism Award.
For Fifth Straight Year, North Shore Medical Center Named Among the Best in Boston by U.S. News and World Report
8/2/2016 - Salem, Mass. (August 2, 2016) – For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has been ranked one of the Best Hospitals in the Boston Metro Area and in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report. “Recognition like this provides our employees, physicians, patients and their families across the state and region with additional assurances that patients consistently receive extraordinary care at North Shore Medical Center,” said Robert G. Norton, president of NSMC.
6/8/2016 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) Salem Hospital and Union Hospital have been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association with the Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Award. Salem Hospital was also awarded Target Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll.
5/10/2016 - Salem, Mass. (May 10, 2016) – North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has honored 11 of its nurses and caregivers for outstanding service and clinical excellence.
3/4/2016 - North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG) is pleased to announce that five primary care physicians currently practicing in Ipswich will be joining its team in June. These physicians include Eugene Boss, M.D., Francis (Frank) McDermott, III, M.D., Julie Smail, M.D., Jacqueline Swan, M.D., and Kathleen Townes, M.D.
NSMC Named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Among Top Five Percent of Hospitals in the Nation
2/9/2016 - Salem, Mass. (February 9, 2016) – For the fourth consecutive year, North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades, an online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The award recognizes NSMC as among the top five percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.
1/27/2016 - North Shore Medical Center has appointed Cheryl Merrill, R.N., M.S.N., N.E.A.-B.C., as its new senior vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer. Merrill has been a senior member of NSMC’s patient care services leadership team since 2012 when she joined as associate chief nurse for professional practice and quality.
1/26/2016 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) honored endocrinologist Lydie Pani, M.D., with the 2015 Department of Medicine Excellence Award. David Roberts, M.D., NSMC chair of medicine, presented Dr. Pani with this award at the NSMC Department of Medicine annual dinner.
12/15/2015 - Two North Shore Medical Center Emergency Department nurses were honored with 2015 State Council Awards at the Massachusetts Emergency Nurses Association meeting.
11/20/2015 - Some of North Shore Medical Center's (NSMC) smallest patients were invited back to the hospital this past weekend to celebrate their miraculous births and recoveries at the NSMC Special Care Nursery. More than 30 patients and their families attended and reunited with hospital nurses, therapists and physicians.
11/4/2015 - Salem, Mass. (November 4, 2015) – North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) honored NSMC Chair of Radiology Christian Semine, M.D., with the Physician of Excellence Award, and Robert Norton, President of NSMC, with the Dr. E. Augustus Holyoke Memorial Award, during a ceremony held at the Salem Country Club in Peabody on October 23.
10/16/2015 - Lynn, Mass. – North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) will hold a free flu shot clinic on October 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Healing Atrium at Union Hospital (500 Lynnfield Street) in Lynn. Flu vaccines will be provided at no cost to adults ages 18 and over.
10/2/2015 - (NSMC) Department of Surgery has honored outstanding physicians and nurses with the 2015 Department of Surgery Clinical Excellence and Professionalism Award. Nominations recognize clinicians who best exemplify professionalism and clinical excellence. Physician recipients were nominated by the nursing staff and other members of the unit-based care teams where the surgeons operate and care for patients. Nursing recipients were nominated by the surgeons with whom they work.
7/21/2015 - Salem, Mass. - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has been ranked among the top five Best Hospitals in the Boston Metro Area and among the top six in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
NSMC announces improved plan for better care and healthier communities: Salem Hospital to expand; Former Spaulding site part of plan
6/30/2015 - Salem, Mass. – North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) and Partners HealthCare announced today a revised restructuring plan that improves care and coordination across a wide spectrum of health services. This plan realigns practices and facilities to make high-quality care more effective and efficient and improves access to the community-based care that North Shore residents use most. It builds on a similar plan announced two years ago that was revised in light of Spaulding Hospital North Shore’s decision to close later this year.
5/19/2015 - North Shore Medical Center’s (NSMC) Christian Semine, M.D., and the Partners Pediatric Integrated Care Management Program, led by NSMC’s Mark Mandell, M.D., were honored with Nesson Awards at the 2015 Partners Annual Meeting. These awards are named in honor of H. Richard Nesson, M.D., the first CEO of Partners HealthCare (PHS).
5/12/2015 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) recently honored six of its registered nurses and caregivers for outstanding service and clinical excellence.
5/6/2015 - Established Beverly family medicine practice, Harborlight Family Medicine, P.C., has joined North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG), the multi-specialty practice of North Shore Medical Center (NSMC).
4/24/2015 - North Shore Medical Center’s (NSMC) Jefferson B. Prince, M.D., and Marguerite Roberts, C.N.P., are the 21st annual recipients of the Dr. E. Augustus Holyoke Memorial Award.
4/21/2015 - NSMC cardiologist Howard M. Waldman, M.D., Ph.D., was named 2015 Community Clinician of the Year by the Essex South District Medical Society.
4/17/2015 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) hosted its 4th Annual Improvement Fair Wednesday at its Salem Hospital campus. More than 600 physicians, employees and volunteers attended this year’s event, which showcases the work of teams from across the organization focused on redesigning how care is delivered, enhancing the patient experience and improving affordability.
4/13/2015 - Thursday, April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day, a day we look to inspire and educate the public about the importance of advanced care planning.
4/6/2015 - “North Shore Medical Center is in my blood,” says Mike Davenport, whose family’s relationship with the hospital spans more than 80 years.
4/6/2015 - NSMC Collaborates with Peabody Essex Museum in Unique Program for Nurses
3/19/2015 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) physician Charles Leidner, M.D., F.A.C.S., an otolaryngologist at North Shore Ear Nose and Throat Associates in Danvers, will be retiring at the end of March, 2015.
2/9/2015 - February 14 - 15: NSMC is fully operational over the weekend. North Shore Urgent Care is open 8-4 on February 14 and closed on February 15.
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.
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).
NSMC lays out vision for healthier communities. Salem Hospital to expand; Union Hospital to become Centers of Excellence in Primary Care and Behavioral Health
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 - Internal medicine physician, Jeff Odiet, M.D., has joined North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG).
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.
3/14/2012 - The NSMC Weight Management Program is a Center of Excellence and is accredited as a Level 1A Bariatric Surgery Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This is the highest level of accreditation a bariatric center can receive.
2/22/2010 - North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) was recently recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP), as one of 25 hospitals in the United States that have achieved exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care.