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Dr. Maron to Receive Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
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2020 “Top Doctors” at Tufts MC and Floating Hospital
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Wellforce announces new CEO
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Helen Boucher, MD, named Chief of Infectious Diseases
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NIH-funded research network in eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases
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Diego Illanes, MD named Chief of Urogynecology
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New VP of Human Resources
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Tufts MC to field 7th consecutive Boston Marathon team
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Tufts MC names Chief Operating Officer
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Rachel Buchsbaum, MD, named Director of the Cancer Center
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Discussions with South Shore Health
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Topical cream for vitiligo
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Tufts MC names new Pathologist-in-Chief
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Vitamin D does not reduce likelihood of developing diabetes
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An "A" for patient safety
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New Surgeon-in-Chief, Dr. Michael Tarnoff
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Increasing access to convenient care for patients
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A new center launches to combat antimicrobial resistance crisis
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Neurology services have expanded
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First in Boston to adopt HeartFlow analysis
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Tufts MC earns an "A" for patient safety
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Question 1 to back up emergency rooms statewide
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Tufts MC receives five-star rating
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Renowned hospitals join to strengthen cyber security in health care
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Devastating impact of ballot question 1
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Researchers receive $8 million NIH award
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Michael Apkon, MD, PhD named new CEO of Tufts Medical Center
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Tufts MC Antimicrobial Stewardship is a Center of Excellence
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500th heart transplant completed at Tufts MC
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Hallmark Health Medical Associates renamed Tufts MC Community Care
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Tufts MC and Shields MRI working together to bring high-quality MRI to Boston, Dedham and Dorchester.
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PACE awarded one-in-the-nation PCORI-funded Predictive Analytics Resource Center
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Tufts Medical Center re-verified as a Level I Trauma Center.
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Screening high risk patients can help prevent more lung cancer deaths
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Wellforce hires Tufts MC CEO
Read how Michael Wagner, MD is going to lead clinical innovation that will help transform healthcare at Wellforce
Stay safe on Halloween weekend: Tips and Tricks from Floating Hospital for Children.
Stay safe on Halloween weekend
National Clinical Study to Test Personalized Gel to Promote Wound Healing
Read how Tufts MC is invovled
Floating Hospital was recently reverified as a Level 1 Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons' Verification Review Committee.
Floating Hospital Level 1 Trauma
World Experts in HCM Converge on Boston to Share Latest Treatments
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Tufts Medical Center and MORE Health Announce Strategic Allience
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Tufts Medical Center and The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer join together
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First ever skills-based job fair to be held at Tufts Medical Center
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Vision Rehabilitation Service co-director Eli Peli, MSc, OD selected to receive the AAO Charles F. Prentice Medal Award.
Nursing Negotiations Statement 7/11/17
Information on Tufts MC and MNA negotiations.
Diane Stern joins Tufts Medical Center as Voice of Health Information
Meet Diane Stern
Having chest pain? Tufts Medical Center study suggests new tool can help doctors decide when tests are needed.
Chest Pain Deciding When Tests Are Needed
Tufts Medical Center ranks among top-10 heart transplant centers in the United States for 2016.
Top 10 Heart Transplant Program
Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown.
Grants for Tobacco Education
Hallmark Health joins Wellforce: Board of Trustees approves final agreement to officially join Tufts MC and Circle Health.
Hallmark Health Joins Wellforce
Tufts MC and John Hopkins win $25 million NIH award to build new trial innovation center.
$25 million for new trial innovation center
Water Main Break Kneeland and Washington - Plan travel carefully.
Water Main Break Kneeland and Washington
Boston magazine honors 2016 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.
2016 Boston magazine Top Doctors
Bruins partner with O.R.G Packaging, Geico and Echostar to benefit Tufts MC.
Bruins Partner Score for Charity
PFO closure shown to be effective in reducing stroke risk in new study presented by Tufts MC Neurology Chief, David Thaler, MD.
PFO Closure Effective in Reducing Stroke Risk
The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care announces 22nd annual "Comics Come Home."
22nd annual Comics Come Home
Mark J. Sarnak receives $3.2 million award to support chronic kidney disease research.
Mark J. Sarnak receives $3.2 million award
Tufts Medical Center breaks New England record with 38th heart transplant.
Record 38th heart transplant
Tufts Medical Center lab finds gene therapy can stop harmful antibody production.
Gene therapy can stop harmful antibody
Hallmark Health announces intent to join Wellforce, health system of Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital.
Hallmark Health Announces Intent To Join Wellforce
“Cure Breast Cancer” license plate sales reach $1 million raised to support breast cancer research, education.
Cure Breast Cancer License Plate Reaches 1 Million
Kristine M. Hanscom, CPA, MST, CGMA has been named Chief Financial Officer at Tufts MC.
Kristine Hanscom Named CFO
Sean Sullivan has been appointed Vice President of Human Resources at Tufts MC.
Sean Sullivan Named VP of HR
Deeb Salem, MD was honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Special Award for Excellence in Medical Service.
Deeb Salem, MD Special Award for Excellence
Boston MedFlight transports 60,000th patient.
Boston MedFlight transports 60,000th patient
Boston magazine honors 2015 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.
2015 Boston magazine Top Doctors
Tufts MC was named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.
Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital
Floating Hospital for Children and Cape Cod Hospital form affiliation to provide expert inpatient pediatric care for children on the Cape.
New Cape Cod Hospital affiliation
Tufts Medical Center names Craig Best, MD, MPH to lead our 500-doctor Physicians Organization.
Craig Best, MD to lead 500-doctor Physicians Organization
Tufts Medical Center receives five stars in UHC's quality and accountability study. The only medical center in New England to receive prestigious distinction.
Tufts Medical Center receives five stars
EMMY-Award Winning New York Times Columnist, Young Adult Cancer Survivor Suleika Jaouad to Headline Survivorship Lecture at Tufts Medical Center
Suleika Jaouad to Headline Survivorship Lecture
Tufts MC Names Dining Pavilion in Honor of Humanitarian, Health Care Advocate A. Raymond Tye
Tye Pavilion Dedication
Tufts Medical Center Cancer Center launches the John C. Davis Myeloma and Amyloidosis Program.
John C. Davis Myeloma and Amyloidosis Program
Wait from home, not in a Boston-area ER: Tufts MC and Floating Hospital launch new ER check-in application.
Explore InQuicker ER Wait App
Tufts MC successfully performs the first-ever commercial implant of the vBloc® Neurometabolic Therapy System in the US.
Implant of Novel Obesity Therapy
Tufts Medical Center names Joseph P. Campanelli Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Joseph P. Campanelli appointed new Chairman
New research from Tufts MC: Quality measures may not correlate with quality care.
Quality Measures and quality care
New study: Many diabetes patients with multiple comorbidities don’t get the best possible care
A new Tufts Medical Center study shows that a phone intervention helps workers with depression.
Intervention Helps Workers with Depression
Tufts Medical Center Trauma Center re-verified as Level I Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Level 1 Trauma Reverification
Tufts MC study shows salivary biomarkers predict readiness to feed by mouth in premature babies.
Biomarkers predict readiness to feed
David E. Thaler, MD, PhD appointed Neurologist-in-Chief at Tufts Medical Center
David Thaler Chief Neurology
Boston magazine honors 2014 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.
2014 Boston magazine Top Doctors
Tufts Medical Center and Specialists On Call Partner to form TeleNeurology
Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital finalize agreement forming new health system: Wellforce.
Tufts MC and LGH form new health system
Debbie Mitchell-Dozier, RN, Tufts Medical Center nurse wins prestigious national nursing excellence award.
Debbie Mitchell-Dozier awarded national award
A new book chronicles Floating Hospital for Children's history.
Book chronicles Floating Hospital History
Tufts Medical Center and ATON Partners Announce Formation of CereVasc, LLC.
CereVasc LLC Formation
Tufts Medical Center, South End Community Health Center form clinical partnership
South End Community Health Center affiliation
Provider group calls for transparency; refutes claims of cost control
Calls for transparency
Medicare data shows low use of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm
AAA screening use down
Managing risk factors for Alzheimer's Disease could reduce costs
Reduce costs for Alzheimer's
Tufts MC and Lowell General Hospital to form a new health system, fostering collaboration between providers.
New Healthcare System With LGH
Michael Wagner, MD, FACP named President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center in permanent capacity.
President and CEO Michael Wagner, MD
Antidepressants during pregnancy linked to preterm birth.
Depression and preterm birth
Floating Hospital staff and patient parents will shave their heads as part of Cuts for a Cause.
Cuts for a Cause
Expanded Health Insurance in Massachusetts did not lead to more insurance "churn"
Karen Freund health reform
Making medical decisions more personal: Studying populations that are likely to benefit from health care.
Making medical decisions more personal
Tufts Medical Center and MetroWest Medical Center open new primary care office in Framingham.
New Framingham primary care office
Physician receives $40 Million NIH grant for nationwide clinical trial on vitamin D and diabetes.
Diabetes research granted $40 million
Tufts Medical Center ranks first in Massachusetts in adult heart transplants.
Tufts Medical Center ranked first
Tufts Medical Center Approved for a Funding Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Funding Award by PCORI
Local Moms and Dads win blog contest sponsored by Lawrence General Hospital and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center.
Winning Local Moms and Dads
Tufts Medical Center and Morristown Medical Center announce partnership in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Explore partnership with Morristown Medical Center
Tufts MC’s primary care practice receives highest Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition from NCQA.
Primary Care PCMH Recognition
Tufts Medical Center to Honor 19-Year-Old Methuen Cancer Patient with 2nd Annual Cam Neely Award for Courage
Cam Neely Award for Courage
Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have Boston's "Top Doctors”
See the "Top Doctors"
Tufts Medical Center opens a new primary care practice in Quincy.
New primary care practice in Quincy
Annual See, Test & Treat program to provide free cancer screenings to uninsured and underserved Boston-area women.
Free cancer screenings to uninsured
Tufts CTSI receives $24 million NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award.
Tufts CTSI awarded $24 million
Cam Neely Award for Courage now accepting nominations.
Researcher receives PCORI Award to study improving comparative effectiveness research methods.
Recipient of PCORI Award
Michael Wagner named Interim President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center.
Michael Wagner Interim President and CEO
New cardiovascular affiliation links Tufts MC, Saint Vincent Hospital and MetroWest Medical Center.
The new cardiovascular affiliation
Floating Hospital and Signature Healthcare partner for pediatric care.
Signature Healthcare partner for pediatric care
National Leader in quality and patient safety named as Tufts MC's new CMO.
New Chief Medical Officer
Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program opens at Tufts MC.
Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program
Tufts MC researchers discover new genes related to macular degeneration.
New genes related to macular degeneration
Tufts MC to study options for adolescents with high cholesterol.
$1 million awarded in Adolescent high cholesterol research
Tufts Medical Center patients can now easily find doctors and schedule appointments online using ZocDoc.
See how we're using ZocDoc
Citywide study: Reducing disparities in breast cancer care
Read how Tufts MC joins five other Boston hospitals to close treatment gaps
Nurses at Tufts MC ratify contract
Read about the ratification
Tufts MC and Shields MRI announce joint venture plans
Learn how this will create more high quality options for patients in need of imaging
Boston Magazine honors 2017 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.
2017 Boston Magazine Top Doctors
Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) receives a prestigious NIH grant which provides five years of funding to Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center
Read about the grant
2019 “Top Doctors” at Tufts MC and Floating Hospital
See our Top Doctors
Tufts MC announces new Chief of Dermatology: Clarissa Yang, MD to innovate and redesign care models in dermatology.
Learn more about Dr. Yang
Two Tufts Medical Center research studies recognized in 2018 Clinical Research Forum Top Ten.
Learn more about their research
Ellen M. Zane Award for Visionary Leadership
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Emergency department receives highest-level accreditation for care of older adults
Learn about the Level 1 accreditation
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