A person holding a patient's hand in a hospital bed providing comfort to the patient

A Closer Look at the Role of a Hospital Chaplain

Most people are familiar with the basic services hospitals provide to their patients and employees, including things like dining services, shuttle...

A Closer Look at the Role of a Hospital Chaplain

A Hanover Fire Department paramedic

Hanover Fire and South Shore Hospital Work As One to Save Heart Attack Patient

Fast action during a heart attack can mean the difference between life and death. See how the Hanover Fire Department and South Shore Hospital used technology to work As One to save a Scituate man's life.

Hanover Fire and South Shore Hospital Work As One to Save Heart Attack Patient

Phil Lemieux, Baker at South Shore Health, discusses his job in a kitchen setting.

Behind the Scenes: Meet Phil Lemieux, South Shore Health's "Cookie Guy"

Every day, hundreds of people enjoy the sweet treats made by Phil Lemieux. Learn more about Phil's approach to baking and how he manages to get all of those treats baked on a nightly basis.

Behind the Scenes: Meet Phil Lemieux, South Shore Health's "Cookie Guy"

Maggie Russo uses chalk and paint to draw a colorful winter cardinal scene on a chalkboard.

Behind the Scenes: Colorful Art is on the Menu at the Emerson Lobby Cafe

Maggie Russo, Cafe Service Associate, uses her artistic talents to spruce up the Emerson Lobby Cafe chalkboard.

Behind the Scenes: Colorful Art is on the Menu at the Emerson Lobby Cafe

South Shore Medical Center Colleagues holding artwork

South Shore Medical Center Made a Difference in 2019

Throughout the year, South Shore Medical Center (SSMC) colleagues and patients demonstrated their generosity, both of time and of giving, to our...

South Shore Medical Center Made a Difference in 2019

Dr. Halle seeing patient

Five Things to Consider When Choosing an Adult Primary Care Provider

Having a primary care provider is important. A South Shore Medical Center doctor explains what to keep in mind when choosing a PCP.

Five Things to Consider When Choosing an Adult Primary Care Provider

Richard Lalond stands on his back steps, smiling at the camera.

For One Weymouth Veteran, Healing for a 50-Year-Old Wound is Found Close to Home

Richard Lalond was just a teenager when he was wounded in Vietnam. After living with an open wound for more than 50 years, he finally found a solution — right down the street.

For One Weymouth Veteran, Healing for a 50-Year-Old Wound is Found Close to Home

Support group meeting

Five Benefits of Nutrition & Diabetes Education in a Group Setting

It can be intimidating at first, but you may find that group education is even better than what you receive in an individual session with your provider. Here's why.

Five Benefits of Nutrition & Diabetes Education in a Group Setting

Tammie Ryan, RN, Shirley MacLeod of Thimbles and Friends, and Lisa Royer pose with a quilt

Abington Quilt Guild Donates Blankets to Home Care Patients

The Abington-based Thimbles and Friends Quilt Guild have donated countless quilts that are distributed to patients of South Shore Health’s home care division.

Abington Quilt Guild Donates Blankets to Home Care Patients