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South Shore Health System Announces Intent to Partner with Health Express

Posted by South Shore Health System on Feb 26, 2018 4:10:35 PM

South Shore Health System and Health Express, one of the leading providers of urgent care on the South Shore, announced last week that they have signed a letter of intent to enter into partnership, bringing cost-effective treatment options for patients with non-life threatening injuries and illnesses. 

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Topics: Emergency Care

One Woman's Journey from Pain to Promise

Posted by South Shore Health System on Feb 22, 2018 4:51:32 PM

South Shore resident Judy Ansaldi knew it was time to consider joint replacement when her aching right knee started affecting her quality of life—even the ability to walk her dog. After talking with her Primary Care Physician, David Halle, MD, and Orthopedic Surgeon, Michael Rowland, MD, the decision was made to move forward with surgery so Judy could move forward with her active lifestyle.

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Four Reasons to Support South Shore Health System’s Boston Marathon Team

Posted by South Shore Health System on Feb 20, 2018 9:01:00 AM

We are so proud of our Run SSHS Team – Running As One – in the Boston Marathon as part of the John Hancock non-profit program.

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Topics: Cancer, Foundation

Meet Bariatric Surgeon Malcolm Kenneth Robinson

Posted by South Shore Health System on Feb 1, 2018 4:51:42 PM

Considering weight-loss surgery in 2018?

Meet Malcolm Kenneth Robinson, MD, FACS, one of the surgeons operating at South Shore Hospital's Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, offered in collaboration with Brigham and Women's Surgical Associates.

In the video below, Dr. Robinson discusses the process of weight-loss surgery, shares his advice for patients, and explains why he chose to work in the specialty.

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Topics: Weight Loss

Reese's NICU Journey

Posted by South Shore Health System on Feb 1, 2018 9:54:23 AM

Meghan always knew she'd give birth to her daughter, Reese, at South Shore Hospital. It was a decision she was glad she made when Reese had to spend 11 and a half weeks in South Shore Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

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Topics: Pregnancy

A New Benefit for Presidents' Circle Members

Posted by South Shore Health System on Jan 30, 2018 2:52:09 PM

On a snowy morning in late January, hundreds of Russelectric employees gathered for the organization's quarterly staff meeting. There were presentations about business goals and innovation. But there was one guest who was new to the meetings. Jennifer Logan, Community and Aquatics Program Manager at South Shore Health System, was there to provide an overview of wellness to 200 employees.

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Topics: Foundation

Violet: A Key Member of our Germ-Fighting Team

Posted by South Shore Health System on Jan 24, 2018 9:32:11 AM

When we explain the role Violet plays on South Shore Hospital's environmental services team, those who haven't seen her in action envision her in many different ways.

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Topics: As One

The Center for Wound Healing Gets Pembroke Woman Back on Her Feet

Posted by South Shore Health System on Jan 22, 2018 8:31:00 AM

Mildred McGaffigan of Pembroke was preparing for a busy weekend on a Thursday afternoon in July 2016. She planned to register for an art class when her husband was back with their car. She had a cribbage tournament on Saturday, and planned to play bocce on Sunday. But she was most focused on the garden party she was hosting the next day.

After tidying up her garden, Mildred was rushing back into her garage when she missed a small step. She thought her shin had just grazed the door frame as she fell. 

"It was true carelessness on my part," Mildred says.

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Topics: As One, Specialty Care

Meet Dr. Mark Hershey, Chairman of Critical Care Medicine

Posted by South Shore Health System on Jan 19, 2018 8:24:00 AM

South Shore Health System ushered in a new era with the opening of the Richard and Joann Aubut Critical Care Unit at South Shore Hospital back in October 2017. It is with great excitement that we announce the person who will lead the team into this new venture.

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Topics: Critical Care

Why You Need a Primary Care Provider (PCP)

Posted by South Shore Health System on Jan 17, 2018 11:26:40 AM

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably made a New Year’s resolution or two. Maybe you want to quit smoking, lose weight, or simply get healthier. While it is estimated that only around 10 percent of New Year's resolutions actually stand the test of time, there is one resolution you can easily keep to improve your health in the New Year: Find a primary care provider (PCP) and schedule a physical.

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Topics: Primary Care

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Welcome to Sharing As One, South Shore Health System’s blog. Our goal is to share regular doses of health news, expert insights to healthy living, wellness tips, and inspiring stories from ordinary people who have overcome extraordinary health challenges. 

 

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