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South Shore Health Names Dr. Allen L. Smith as its Next President & CEO

The South Shore Health Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Allen L. Smith, MD, MS will become its next president & chief executive officer...

South Shore Health Names Dr. Allen L. Smith as its Next President & CEO

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Dilip Nataraj, MD Named Chair of Critical Care Medicine at South Shore Hospital

Dilip Nataraj, MD has been named Chair of Critical Care Medicine at South Shore Hospital, part of South Shore Health. Since July 1, 2020, Dr. Nataraj served as interim Chair of Critical Care and has...

Dilip Nataraj, MD Named Chair of Critical Care Medicine at South Shore Hospital

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Notice of Virtual Public Forum on Determination of Need Application

The forum will be held on Thursday, March 18th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM. Any interested persons are invited to attend and provide comments.

Notice of Virtual Public Forum on Determination of Need Application

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An Update on South Shore Health's Visitor Policy

Effective Thursday, March 4, 2021, South Shore Health will be making changes to its visitor policy.

An Update on South Shore Health's Visitor Policy

Mobile Integrated Health Celebrates One Year of Service

MIH at One Year Plays Pivotal Role Throughout COVID-19 Pandemic

It has been one year since South Shore Health launched its Mobile Integrated Health program, and its success to date is evident. The team has made tremendous strides in improving access to critical...

MIH at One Year Plays Pivotal Role Throughout COVID-19 Pandemic

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Introducing South Shore Health’s New Physical Therapy and Wellness Center

South Shore Health is excited to announce the opening of its new Physical Therapy and Wellness Center at 143 Longwater Drive in Norwell.

Introducing South Shore Health’s New Physical Therapy and Wellness Center

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An Update on New Vaccine Appointments at South Shore Health

Due to limits on COVID-19 vaccine supplies by the state, we are unable to schedule any new, first-dose vaccination appointments at this time. Get more details here.

An Update on New Vaccine Appointments at South Shore Health

A virtual support group meets via zoom

Notice of Virtual Public Forum on Determination of Need Application

The forum will be held on Thursday, March 18th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM. Any interested persons are invited to attend and provide comments.

Notice of Virtual Public Forum on Determination of Need Application

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Mobile Integrated Health Brings COVID-19 Clinical Trial to Community Members’ Homes

With the region experiencing yet another surge in cases of COVID-19, the Mobile Integrated Health (MIH) program is participating in an innovative clinical trial that brings a much talked about drug to...

Mobile Integrated Health Brings COVID-19 Clinical Trial to Community Members’ Homes

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South Shore Health Postpones Select Inpatient Surgical Procedures

The growing number of coronavirus cases across Massachusetts has led to new guidance from the state, which requires us to postpone select inpatient surgeries to keep beds open in the event they are...

South Shore Health Postpones Select Inpatient Surgical Procedures

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South Shore Hospital Earns an “A” for Patient Safety From The Leapfrog Group

While fighting a global pandemic, the Weymouth hospital is rated among the best in Greater Boston and the U.S. for safety.

South Shore Hospital Earns an “A” for Patient Safety From The Leapfrog Group

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Peter E. Paull, MD Receives Aisner Award for Excellence in Teaching Physical Diagnosis

South Shore Health’s Peter E. Paull, MD, associate director of the Department of Medicine, is the co-winner of the 2019-2020 Mark Aisner, MD Award for Excellence in Teaching Physical Diagnosis. The...

Peter E. Paull, MD Receives Aisner Award for Excellence in Teaching Physical Diagnosis

Simone Wildes, MD of South Shore Health in Massachusetts.

South Shore Health’s Simone Wildes, MD named to state's COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group

South Shore Health’s Simone Wildes, MD has been chosen to serve on the Baker-Polito Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group. Members will support the Baker-Polito Administration on...

South Shore Health’s Simone Wildes, MD named to state's COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group

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How the 'Knot-and-Tuck' Method Achieves a Better Fitting Face Mask

Protect yourself and others against COVID-19 with a better fitting mask. Todd Ellerin, MD explains the importance of a good fitting mask and how achieve that with the "knot-and-tuck" method.

How the 'Knot-and-Tuck' Method Achieves a Better Fitting Face Mask

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Three Things to Know about the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Have questions about the newest COVID-19 vaccine? Todd Ellerin, MD breaks down the advantages of the life-saving Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine.

Three Things to Know about the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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COVID-19, Women, and Alcohol: Managing Pandemic Stress without Drinking

Women’s lives are more stressful than ever. And many women have turned to alcohol to cope. An addiction medicine doctor shares healthier alternatives to deal with stress, and how to get help to reduce alcohol consumption.

COVID-19, Women, and Alcohol: Managing Pandemic Stress without Drinking

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Helping Teens Stay Safe on the Road: Tips for Teens and Parents

A driver’s license is a symbol of freedom, an indicator that a teen is ready to hit the road and go wherever he or she wants to go. Unfortunately, for too many teens, driving can be deadly. Motor vehicle accidents are among the leading causes of death for teens in the United States.

Helping Teens Stay Safe on the Road: Tips for Teens and Parents

The Importance of Maintaining Regular Health Screenings

Yearly screenings are a great way to stay on top of your health, and are important for patients of all ages — even during a pandemic.

The Importance of Maintaining Regular Health Screenings

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The Angelos Family’s Story: Family Integrated Care Improves the NICU Experience

South Shore Hospital's NICU is the first in Massachusetts to implement a model of care that makes parents like Jeannie and Jeremy Angelos equal members of their baby's care team.

The Angelos Family’s Story: Family Integrated Care Improves the NICU Experience