Watertown residents and Mount Auburn Hospital Auxiliary members took part in the annual Spring Fashion Show Benefit.
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Monday, May 20, 2013
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning.
During a press conference Sunday afternoon at Mount Auburn Hospital, Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning. Following the conference, Dr. Russell Nauta, professor of surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital, explained what happened to Donohue Jr. "He was shot through the anterior thigh and there was an entrance wound and no exit wound so the bullet remains in the leg," Nauta said, adding that there were no fractures and partial transection of three out of the four blood vessels that are in the leg. "There was bleeding from the wound that led to cardiac arrest …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Oakley Country Club hosts the event that raises money to help expand the hospital.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Medicare database shows how hospitals across Boston—and the nation—compare for care. Hospitals, meanwhile, criticized the data as inaccurate.
Which area emergency room is the most efficient? It depends on what you mean, according to data released by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. At Mount Auburn Hospital, the average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a health care professional was 49 minutes, which is longer than the state and national averages of 40 and 30 minutes, and longer than the wait at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, which is 34 minutes. Of those patients, the average time patients spent in the Mount Auburn emergency department before being sent home was 190 minutes, compared to the state average of 152 minutes and the national average of 140 minutes. Finally, the average time patients spent in the Mount Auburn …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The hospital offers multi-week workshops for those with diabetes and for people concerned about falling.
Mount Auburn Hospital will kick off two free programs soon, one for those with diabetes and another for those hoping to avoid a fall. Thesix-week program on Diabetes Self-Management is for adults living with the condition who want to learn more about disease complications, healthy eating, exercise choices, medication and dealing with stress. The program begins on Feb. 25 and meets from 1 p.m to 3:30 p.m. at the hospital, 330 Mount Auburn St. in Cambridge. On March 1, the hospital starts the "A Matter of Balance" program learn how to manage concerns about falling and increase activity levels. Those in the program will learn strategies to manage falls and make changes in their lives that will reduce fall risks at home. They will also get …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The hospitals seek to limit patients' exposure to the flu during the outbreak.
With a flu epidemic affecting much of the country, local hospitals are hoping to protect their patients by keeping visits to a minimum. Mount Auburn Hospital website is limiting people who can visit the post-partum unit (mothers and babies) to help limit the spread of the flu virus: Influenza Illness Screening Tool It is routine policy to restrict visitors to Post-Partum (Mother Baby Unit) who have symptoms of communicable disease. Given the current outbreak of influenza in the community, ALL visitors shall be actively screened for the presence of influenza like illness. If any of the symptoms below are present (or were present within the last 24 hours), that person should not be allowed to visit N5/ST5. Similar restrictions have been …
Monday, October 8, 2012
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here's a list of local breast cancer support groups.
One in eight American women and one in 1,000 American men will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. It’s estimated that more than 2 million people are diagnosed with breast cancer and fight for their lives each year. Breast cancer is difficult to face alone—for both patients and their loved ones. To help in the battle, there are a number of local resources and support groups. Mount Auburn Hospital has a number of support groups at its campus in Cambridge. Newton-Wellesley Hospital's Vernon Cancer Center offers a Breast Cancer Support Group for women currently in treatment for breast cancer. It provides women an opportunity to gain emotional support through discussion of concerns related to diagnosis and treatment. The group…
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
William Sullivan was appointed to the post this month, and comes to the hospital from St. Elizabeth's Medical Center.
Mount Auburn Hospital sent out the following announcement: William Sullivan has been named as Mount Auburn Hospital’s new CFO. He has extensive experience in financial management in the healthcare industry. Sullivan comes to Mount Auburn from Steward St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center where he was vice president of Finance and responsible for the overall financial operations of SEMC. Sullivan graduated from Saint Anselm College in 1987 with a degree in Financial Economics and went on to receive master's in Business Administration from Framingham State College in 1995. He was first employed by Mount Auburn Hospital from 1988 to 1993 as a Reimbursement Analyst and Manager. Some significant accomplishments of Sullivan’s include increasing the …
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Medical center will open next year on Waverly Oaks Road in Waltham.
Cambridge-based Mount Auburn Hospital is planning to open a new health care facility in Waltham, in 2012. The 28,000 square foot medical center will be on the site of the former Yolanda’s Bridal Salon on Waverly Oaks Road. It will house a bariatric medicine and surgical center as well as OB/GYN, radiology and laboratory services according to the press release from the hospital. It will also have a primary care practice. Construction on the site will start sometime this year and be finished sometime next year, according to the hospital. The facility will be called Mount Auburn Health Care at Waltham. “We are pleased and excited to bring top quality medical services to the Waltham area,” Mount Auburn Hospital CEO Jeanette Clough said in a …