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Community Invited to Walk-In Hiring Event August 11th

August 3, 2023

Morton Hospital will host a walk-in hiring event on Friday, August 11th from 9 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 4 pm.

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Morton Hospital Designated as a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement

May 23, 2023

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has selected Morton Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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Steward Health Care Completes Sale of Its Utah Health Care Sites to Commonspirit Health

May 1, 2023

Dallas, TX – Steward Health Care, the country’s largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, today announced that it had completed the sale of its Utah health care sites to CommonSpirit Health, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Catholic Health Initiatives Colorado. The hospitals and clinics will be managed under Centura Health, the region’s leading health system. This s...

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Morton Hospital 1st in Region to Offer Inspire Therapy

April 11, 2023

Morton Hospital is now offering upper airway stimulation therapy “Inspire,” a breakthrough obstructive sleep apnea treatment option for those who cannot use or tolerate Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy.

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Centura Health To Acquire Utah Care Sites From Steward Health Care

February 15, 2023

Five Hospitals, Physician Group of Utah and Joint Ventures Will Become Part of Multi-State, Not-For-Profit Health System (CENTENNIAL, COLO. and SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH) – Centura Health and Steward Health Care announced today that they have signed an asset purchase agreement (APA) for Centura to acquire Steward’s ownership interest in its Utah health care sites, which include five hospitals, more th...

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Dr. Marisela Marrero Becomes Steward Health Care’s First Leader of DEI and Health Care Equity

February 2, 2023

Steward Appoints Paul Smith as President of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center DALLAS, TX – Steward Health Care today announced the appointment of Marisela Marrero, M.D., as Senior Vice President (SVP) for Health Care Equity and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for its national health system. In this position, Dr. Marrero will report directly to Steward Chairman and CEO Dr. Ralph de la Torre and...

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Morton Hospital Welcomes 3 New Primary Care Doctors

January 17, 2023

Morton Hospital and Steward Medical Group recently welcomed three new primary care providers to the Taunton and Lakeville communities.

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Morton Hospital Earns Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

January 9, 2023

Morton Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its hospital program and behavioral health opioid treatment program by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.

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Morton Hospital Earns Straight "A" Grades for Patient Safety

November 16, 2022

Morton Hospital earned an "A" rating for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety from the Leapfrog Group’s the Fall 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.

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Employing Data, Steward Health Care Partners with Blue Cross to Eliminate Inequities in Care

August 19, 2022

BOSTON, MA – News Service of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts published a new article today highlighting how Steward Health Care Network is partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to improve care for all patients and tackle health inequities through the use of data. Read the full article HERE. Key excerpts below: Dr. Joseph Weinstein, a cardiologist who is Steward Health Car...

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Morton Hospital Sleep Lab Earns National Accreditation

July 21, 2022

Morton Hospital's Center for Sleep Medicine ("Sleep Lab") has received 3-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

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Morton Hospital and Nursing Staff Reach Agreement on New Contract

June 30, 2022

Today, Steward Health Care’s Morton Hospital ratified a new contract with their nursing staff, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association.

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Thanking Our EMS Partners

May 16, 2022

May 15th marks the start of EMS Week, a nationwide celebration and recognition of our Emergency Medical Services partners who work with our emergency departments to save lives every day.

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Morton Hospital to Host In-Person Hiring Events March 29th and April 5th

March 21, 2022

Morton Hospital will host two in-person spring hiring events and is currently seeking qualified candidates for several clinical and non-clinical roles.

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Morton Hospital to Host Virtual Hiring Events January 25-26

January 14, 2022

Morton Hospital will host a virtual hiring event on Tuesday, January 25th from 12 – 4 pm and Wednesday, January 26th from 9 am – 12 pm.

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Morton Hospital Earns 3rd Consecutive "A" Safety Grade

November 16, 2021

Morton Hospital has received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021. This national distinction recognizes Morton Hospital’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital.

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Morton Hospital Opens New Level 4 Substance Use Disorder Treatment Unit

November 16, 2021

MORCAP (Morton Comprehensive Addiction Program) is now officially open at Morton Hospital, providing the highest level of substance use disorder care, close to home.

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Physician-Led Steward Health Care, Nation’s Largest Accountable Care Organization, Achieves CMS’ 100% Quality Ranking

September 24, 2021

Amid COVID-19 Headwinds, Steward Generated Millions in Shared Savings for Medicare CMS Awards Steward Second Largest Medicare Savings Payment in Nation DALLAS--Steward Health Care, through its subsidiary Steward National Care Network, ranked first in membership, tied for first in quality, and earned the second highest shared savings payout out of 513 participants in the Center for Medicare and Med...

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Steward Health Care Names Marisela Marrero, M.D., Regional President for South Florida

September 14, 2021

In her concurrent role as President of Hialeah Hospital, Dr. Marrero will now oversee Steward’s five newly acquired South Florida hospitals   Miami, FL – Steward Health Care today announced Marisela Marrero, M.D., will become Steward’s first Regional President for the South Florida Region. Dr. Marrero will oversee the five hospitals Steward acquired from Tenet Healthcare Corporation last month, in...

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Morton Hospital Donates Hospital Beds to Guatemala

August 25, 2021

In collaboration with the humanitarian organization AMRF, Morton Hospital was pleased to recently donate 20 mechanical hospital beds to help support patient care at health care facilities in Guatemala.