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STEWARD HEALTH CARE APPOINTS DR. SANJAY SHETTY TO NEWLY CREATED ROLE OF PRESIDENT, STEWARD NORTH AMERICA

March 16, 2021

Founder Dr. Ralph de la Torre becomes Chairman and CEO, Steward North America, and Executive Chairman, Steward International, overseeing strategic business directives and global growth as Shetty assumes day-to-day leadership across Steward’s North America operations. DALLAS (MARCH 16, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network, today announced Dr...

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New Psychiatry Specialist Joins Morton Team

January 12, 2021

Morton Hospital and Steward Medical Group have welcomed Doriana Morar, MD, to the greater Taunton community.

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Morton Hospital Earns an 'A' for Safety from The Leapfrog Group

December 14, 2020

Morton Hospital, a Steward family hospital, was awarded an ‘A’ for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2020 Hospital Safety Grades.

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Acute Care Hospital Phase 3 Reopen Attestation

November 24, 2020

In accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Steward Health Care has filed an Acute Care Hospital Phase 1 Reopen Attestation.

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Steward Health Care Encourages Communities to Help Protect Against Seasonal Influenza by Getting a Flu Shot

October 1, 2020

During the continued COVID-19 pandemic, protecting yourself and your loved ones from the seasonal flu will be more important than ever. With the health and safety of our communities as our top priority, Steward Health Care is encouraging all residents who are eligible to receive a flu vaccination this fall. “Given the uncertainty of COVID-19 this fall, we want to encourage our communities to take ...

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LEGAL NOTICE: Public Announcement Concerning a Proposed Health Care Project

September 9, 2020

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Applicant") located at 1900 N. Pearl Street, Suite 2400, Dallas, TX 75201, intends to file a Notice of Determination of Need ("Application") with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for a substantial change in service by Morton Hospital ("Hospital") located at 88 Washington Street, Taunton, MA 02780.

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Welcome Anna Maria Moldovan, MD, New Psychiatry Specialist

July 10, 2020

Dr. Moldovan joins the hospital’s growing psychiatry team and will support psychiatric needs of the hospital’s inpatients, as well as see patients in the hospital’s Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic.

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Steward Medical Group Practices Welcome Patients for In-Office and Telehealth Visits

July 10, 2020

While the hospital is resuming elective surgery, Steward Medical Group primary care offices and specialty practices are welcoming patients back for in-office visits where appropriate and continue to see patients via telehealth virtual visits.

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Morton Hospital to Resume Outpatient Services and Elective Procedures

June 10, 2020

Morton Hospital today announced it will resume offering elective health care procedures previously delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, including elective surgeries and onsite outpatient testing services.

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Acute Care Hospital Phase 2 Reopen Attestation: June 8th, 2020

June 8, 2020

In accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Steward Health Care has filed an Acute Care Hospital Phase 2 Reopen Attestation.  Click here for more information on the Commonwealth’s Phase 2 reopening plan. Learn more about reopening Massachusetts here....

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Acute Care Hospital Phase 1 Reopen Attestation: May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020

In accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Steward Health Care has filed an Acute Care Hospital Phase 1 Reopen Attestation.

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Steward Medical Group Now Offering COVID-19 Virus Antibody Testing

May 20, 2020

Blood test will identify if an individual has had a past COVID-19 infection (WATERTOWN, MA- May 21st, 2020) – For individuals wondering if they had the COVID-19 virus but did not know it at the time, the answer to that question is a simple blood test away. Steward Medical Group primary care offices, in partnership with onsite laboratories, are now offering antibody tests that can determine if a pe...

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Morton Hospital Launches "Shine on Health Care Heroes" Campaign

April 21, 2020

Morton Hospital today announced the launch of its “Shine on Health Care Heroes” campaign, an effort to enlist patients, residents, and local business partners in applauding health care workers both in Taunton and across the country from the safety of their homes.

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Steward Medical Group Launches Telehealth to Expand Access to Care for Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2, 2020

Virtual Visits Designed to Mitigate the Spread of the Disease, Ease Concerns of Going to the Doctor’s Office

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Steward Medical Group is offering telehealth video visits in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 26, 2020

Steward Medical Group is offering telehealth video visits in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Patents can continue to receive the medical care they need without going to the doctor’s office. All you need is a smartphone, desktop, or laptop equipped with a web camera. Call your doctor’s office today if you need an appointment.  Telehealth appointments are available for primary care and inter...

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Visitor Access Restrictions

March 18, 2020

  The safety and well-being of our patients, visitors and staff is our number one priority. Please be aware of the following newly revised guidelines before visiting Morton Hospital: ONLY 1 VISITOR AT A TIME FOR COVID (-) INPATIENTS AND ER PATIENTS. All potential visitors must: Screen negative (-) for COVID symptoms or risk factors (fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, chills, myalgia, ...

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How Hospitals Are Preparing For A Rush of Coronavirus Patients

March 18, 2020

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dr. Joseph Weinstein, chief medical officer of Steward Health Care (@Steward), which has 35 hospitals in nine states, about moving towards dedicating one hospital in Boston as coronavirus-only treatment. This segment aired on March 18, 2020....

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Morton Hospital Welcomes New Foot and Ankle Surgeons

February 27, 2020

Morton Hospital and Steward Health Care Network have welcomed Erik Henriksen, DPM, AACFAS, and Michael Skonieczny, DPM, ACFAS, to the greater Taunton community.

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Morton Medical Staff Offers Scholarship for Local High School Students

February 18, 2020

The Morton Hospital Medical Staff is currently offering a $2,000 scholarship opportunity to high school students from Coyle & Cassidy, Taunton High and Bristol-Plymouth.

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New Year Brings New Investments at Morton Hospital

January 6, 2020

As we celebrate the beginning of a New Year, it’s a perfect time to share some of Morton Hospital’s key achievements from 2019, as well as important investments we are making to expand and improve community health and wellness services in the year to come.