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South Shore Health Introduces New Telehealth Service Called South Shore CareNow

South Shore CareNow allows consumers to see a doctor when and where they need it online or by using our mobile app for a flat fee of $49.99.

South Shore Health Introduces New Telehealth Service Called South Shore CareNow

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South Shore Health System employees donate Thanksgiving meals to Weymouth residents

Health System employees celebrate Thanksgiving through generosity

As part of a community-based healthcare organization, South Shore Health System colleagues strive each day to connect with those in need. On November 20, employees gave their time, money, and food...

Health System employees celebrate Thanksgiving through generosity

South Shore Hospital Earns Vein Center Accreditation

South Shore Hospital Earns Vein Center Accreditation

South Shore Hospital, part of South Shore Health System, has been granted accreditation in the area of Superficial Venous Treatment and Management by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)...

South Shore Hospital Earns Vein Center Accreditation

Dr. William Tollefsen

South Shore Hospital’s William Tollefsen, MD, receives Mark E. Weinstein Award

South Shore Hospital’s William Tollefsen, MD, was recently presented with the Mark E. Weinstein Award at the Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services Council (MBEMSC) annual awards dinner on...

South Shore Hospital’s William Tollefsen, MD, receives Mark E. Weinstein Award

Teens and Vaping

Doctor dissipates vaping myths among teens

Many high school students are reluctant to smoke cigarettes, but some young people mistakenly believe that inhaling from an e-cigarette is a safe alternative to smoking, according to Dr. Michael...

Doctor dissipates vaping myths among teens

Team Birth Project at South Shore Hospital

South Shore Hospital pilots childbirth program to curb C-sections

After going through it five times prior, Melissa and Brendan McNamara felt prepared when they arrived at South Shore Hospital to deliver baby number six, Mia, on Aug. 31. Read the Patriot Ledger story...

South Shore Hospital pilots childbirth program to curb C-sections

Blue Cross wants to reward hospitals — for keeping patients out of hospitals

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and South Shore Health System have launched a first-of-its-kind pilot program to improve patient care, slow the rise of health care costs, and change the way...

Blue Cross wants to reward hospitals — for keeping patients out of hospitals

South Shore Hospital Earns Vein Center Accreditation

South Shore Hospital Earns Vein Center Accreditation

South Shore Hospital, part of South Shore Health System, has been granted accreditation in the area of Superficial Venous Treatment and Management by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)...

South Shore Hospital Earns Vein Center Accreditation

Dr. William Tollefsen

South Shore Hospital’s William Tollefsen, MD, receives Mark E. Weinstein Award

South Shore Hospital’s William Tollefsen, MD, was recently presented with the Mark E. Weinstein Award at the Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services Council (MBEMSC) annual awards dinner on...

South Shore Hospital’s William Tollefsen, MD, receives Mark E. Weinstein Award

Teens and Vaping

Doctor dissipates vaping myths among teens

Many high school students are reluctant to smoke cigarettes, but some young people mistakenly believe that inhaling from an e-cigarette is a safe alternative to smoking, according to Dr. Michael...

Doctor dissipates vaping myths among teens

Team Birth Project at South Shore Hospital

South Shore Hospital pilots childbirth program to curb C-sections

After going through it five times prior, Melissa and Brendan McNamara felt prepared when they arrived at South Shore Hospital to deliver baby number six, Mia, on Aug. 31. Read the Patriot Ledger story...

South Shore Hospital pilots childbirth program to curb C-sections

Special Care Babies dress for Halloween

Halloween at South Shore Hospital's Special Care Nursery

Some of South Shore Hospital's littlest babies were born to be "spooktacular!" Newborns in our Level II Special Care Nursery were given Halloween costumes – ranging from Star Wars ' Yoda to a gumball...

Halloween at South Shore Hospital's Special Care Nursery

Flu Image

FDA approves new flu pill that can be taken after onset of symptoms

The FDA has approved a new flu medication in the form of a single-dose pill. South Shore Hospital's Todd Ellerin, an infectious disease expert, spoke with ABC News and weighs-in on the new drug.

FDA approves new flu pill that can be taken after onset of symptoms

Gene E. Green, South Shore Health President & CEO

South Shore Health and WCVB Launch One Healthy Boston

South Shore Health and WCVB TV present an exciting new initiative known as One Healthy Boston to educate and guide residents of the South Shore and Greater Boston as they strive toward healthier lifestyles. Learn more about it here!

South Shore Health and WCVB Launch One Healthy Boston

Emily Lekakos is thriving thanks to South Shore Health

South Shore Hospital NICU Team Helps Preemie Thrive

South Shore Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) team was there for the Lekakos family of Weymouth when they welcomed daughter Emily at 24 weeks and one day. Read this family's incredible journey.

South Shore Hospital NICU Team Helps Preemie Thrive

Boston's Biggest Disco

Boston's Biggest Disco Boogies into Town

Things are bound to get groovy on November 24, 2018 as Boston’s Biggest Disco struts into town. Dust off your bell bottoms, leisure suits and platform...

Boston's Biggest Disco Boogies into Town

Presidents’ Circle Spotlight: South Shore Race Management

South Shore Race Management has found its niche. Located on the South Shore, they are a race management and consulting services company that...

Presidents’ Circle Spotlight: South Shore Race Management

Mom and her partner

How Moms Can Get Their Partner Involved in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Moms-to-be need as much support as they can get throughout pregnancy and childbirth. A midwife offers advice on how mom's partner can help her have a healthy pregnancy and childbirth experience.

How Moms Can Get Their Partner Involved in Pregnancy and Childbirth

South Shore Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Sheild aim to reduce total medical expenses

Innovative Blue Cross-South Shore Health System Partnership Aimed at Lowering Costs, Improving Patient Care

South Shore Health President and CEO Gene E. Green, MD, MBA shares his thoughts on the new partnership between South Shore Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to reduce total medical expenses.

Innovative Blue Cross-South Shore Health System Partnership Aimed at Lowering Costs, Improving Patient Care