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South Shore VNA Earns Perfect Score on MA Department of Public Health Survey

After an unannounced and extensive site visit, Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) surveyors certified the South Shore VNA as being in compliance with all regulatory requirements and without any deficiencies, meaning in essence they earned a perfect review.

South Shore VNA Earns Perfect Score on MA Department of Public Health Survey

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South Shore VNA Earns Perfect Score on MA Department of Public Health Survey

After an unannounced and extensive site visit, Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) surveyors certified the South Shore VNA as being in compliance with all regulatory requirements and...

South Shore VNA Earns Perfect Score on MA Department of Public Health Survey

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South Shore Health Responds to White House Clinical Trial RFI

In late 2022, the White House, in partnership with the National Security Council, issued a national Request for Information (RFI) on clinical research infrastructure and emergency clinical trials. The...

South Shore Health Responds to White House Clinical Trial RFI

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South Shore Hospital Receives Full AAHRPP Reaccreditation

In December, 2022 the Council on Accreditation of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) awarded South Shore Hospital Full Reaccreditation for five...

South Shore Hospital Receives Full AAHRPP Reaccreditation

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Guidance for Parents Seeking Fever-Reducing Medication for Children

There's a shortage of pediatric fever-reducing medication, driven by supply chain issues and a surge in demand. This open letter from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the...

Guidance for Parents Seeking Fever-Reducing Medication for Children

South Shore Health nurses have received re-accreditation for continuing education.

South Shore Health Nurses Achieve Re-Accreditation for Continuing Professional Development

South Shore Health has been granted re-accreditation for nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). “This accreditation demonstrates our...

South Shore Health Nurses Achieve Re-Accreditation for Continuing Professional Development

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Bridge Program Award to Support Peer-Based Opioid Addiction Services

The Bridge Program, a service of South Shore Health’s Grayken Center for Treatment, is one of six “promising community-driven projects,” to receive a RIZE Massachusetts Foundation grant, dedicated to...

Bridge Program Award to Support Peer-Based Opioid Addiction Services

A mother looks at a thermometer with her hand on her child's forehead.

Guidance for Parents Seeking Fever-Reducing Medication for Children

There's a shortage of pediatric fever-reducing medication, driven by supply chain issues and a surge in demand. This open letter from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the...

Guidance for Parents Seeking Fever-Reducing Medication for Children

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South Shore Hospital Receives Reaccreditation as a Provider of Continuing Medical Education

South Shore Hospital, part of South Shore Health, has received its reaccreditation by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians through October 18, 2026...

South Shore Hospital Receives Reaccreditation as a Provider of Continuing Medical Education

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South Shore EMS Hosts Police K9 Treatment and Transport Class

The new training program, held October 20, fulfills state requirements for “Nero’s Law," which allows medical personnel to provide life-saving treatments on police K9s.

South Shore EMS Hosts Police K9 Treatment and Transport Class

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Preventing Fall Respiratory Illness: Vaccines, Hand Hygiene, & More

This joint letter from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics addresses the recent surge in RSV infections and what parents can...

Preventing Fall Respiratory Illness: Vaccines, Hand Hygiene, & More

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South Shore Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Receives Certification for Highest Quality Patient Care

This certification recognizes South Shore Hospital’s dedication to improving the quality of life for patients living with pulmonary and respiratory health challenges.

South Shore Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Receives Certification for Highest Quality Patient Care

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Run the 2023 Boston Marathon with Team South Shore Health

All fundraising will support behavioral health or cancer care services and programs

Run the 2023 Boston Marathon with Team South Shore Health

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Staying Safe: Tips for Extreme Cold

During periods of extremely cold weather, including days with dangerously low wind chills, it's important to take precautions to stay safe.

Staying Safe: Tips for Extreme Cold

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Cervical Cancer Awareness: Routine Exams, Regular Screening Key for Prevention

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine a light on the disease and the importance of regular screening in its prevention. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates about 13,960 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed in 2023 and 4,310 women will die from the disease.

Cervical Cancer Awareness: Routine Exams, Regular Screening Key for Prevention

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Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Sue Noyes!

Sue Noyes, Manager of Retail and Special Events, is the latest recipient of our Colleague Spotlight Award! Sue manages South Shore Hospital's Gift Shop and Wig Services Program.

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Sue Noyes!

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Water Workouts Doing Wonders for Garrity

She’s only been taking the Aquatic Conditioning class for a few months, but Kathy Garrity says she’s already feeling stronger, more flexible and more energetic.

Water Workouts Doing Wonders for Garrity

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Eight Small Changes for Healthier Eating in the New Year

Changing your eating habits can be a great way to boost your overall health — but that doesn't mean you have to make big, drastic changes all at once!

Eight Small Changes for Healthier Eating in the New Year

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Safety Tips for Parents during the Pediatric Medication Shortage

Supply chain issues and increased demand during a very active respiratory virus season, have caused a shortage of common over-the-counter pediatric medications, including liquid ibuprofen and acetaminophen.

Safety Tips for Parents during the Pediatric Medication Shortage