In celebration of National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Week, Steward Health Care System hosted the inaugural “EMS Stewards of the Community” Award Ceremony on May 23 at The Tirrell Room in Quincy. Boston-based Steward, which operates ten hospitals across Massachusetts, recognized 14 EMS providers including Brewster Ambulance’s Christopher Darling and Victoria Nicholas for going “above and beyo...
July 28 2017
Morton Hospital and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome Irma Rasmussen, MD, to the greater Taunton community. A board-certified internal medicine specialist, Dr. Rasmussen is now accepting new patients. Dr. Rasmussen received her medical degree from the Universidad Libre De Colombia and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Bridgeport Hospital – Yale New Haven Healt...
July 28 2017
Morton Hospital is pleased to welcome Shawn Mills, MD, to its medical staff. A board certified orthopedic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Mills is now accepting new patients at his office in Raynham. Dr. Mills specializes in general orthopedics, hip and knee joint replacement, and trauma. After receiving his medical degree at the University of Texas School of Medicine, Dr. Mil...
The Center for Wound Healing at Morton Hospital has been recognized with two distinguished awards from Restorix Health®, a leader in developing and managing comprehensive wound healing facilities throughout the country, including five centers in Massachusetts. Morton Hospital’s Wound Center has received the “Clinical Distinction Award,” which recognizes centers that have demonstrated exceptional ...
February 13 2017
Morton Hospital and Steward Medical Group (SMG) are pleased to welcome Brandon Tari, MD, FACS. A board certified general surgeon, Dr. Tari is now accepting new patients at his office in Middleboro.
In honor of American Heart Month, Morton Hospital is partnering with Trucchi’s Supermarkets to offer free in-store blood pressure screenings to customers and staff throughout the month of February.
January 31 2017
Three Morton Hospital physicians have been named to the 2016 Top Doctors List by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (Castle Connolly), a highly-regarded healthcare research company that specializes in providing consumers with information about the nation’s best doctors and hospitals.
January 11 2017
Morton Hospital will host a Career Fair Open House on Thursday, January 19th from 7 am – 9 am and 4 pm – 6 pm. The hospital is seeking experienced registered nurses and certified nursing assistants for a variety of full time and part time positions.
Morton Hospital today announced it was named to the prestigious Community Value Five-Star List as one of the top performing community hospitals in the country.
Steward Health Care System (Steward), parent company of Morton Hospital, has been selected as one of six Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Massachusetts to participate in MassHealth’s Pilot Medicaid ACO program.
October 12 2016
Morton Hospital providers and specialists will offer a series of community health and wellness talks beginning Wednesday, October 26th. The talks will be held at Steward Medical Group Internal Medicine Health Associates, located at 100 Industrial Park Rd. in Taunton. The series is free and open to the community, and will include complimentary snacks and refreshments. To register for any of the a...
Morton Hospital and the Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) will partner to host the “Greater Taunton Health and Wellness Fair” on Friday, September 23rd. The free, family-friendly event will run from 3 pm – 7 pm at the ForeKicks indoor and outdoor sports complex, located at 223 Fremont St. in Taunton.
Morton Hospital will host a Career Fair Open House event on Wednesday, July 13 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Thursday, July 14 from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Morton Hospital has issued the following public statement from hospital spokesperson Michele Fasano: “Effective today, Morton Hospital has banned the state selected sub-contractor Norton Emergency Services AKA Taunton/Attleboro Emergency Services (NES/TAES) from evaluating or recommending treatment for any patient at Morton Hospital.
May 12 2016
Morton Hospital extends our thoughts and prayers to the families of the victims of yesterday’s events. We also want to express our appreciation to law enforcement officers and to emergency medical personnel including those within Morton Hospital who delivered critical response services during these events to help prevent further loss of life or injury.
Morton Hospital will begin a new Stroke Support Group on Tuesday, January 19 from 11 am to noon in the hospital’s Cafeteria Annex.
Monday, January 04, 2016 Morton Hospital will begin a new Stroke Support Group on Tuesday, January 19 from 11 am to noon in the hospital’s Cafeteria Annex. The group is designed for both patients and caregivers and will be facilitated by staff from the hospital’s Speech, Hearing and Language Center, along with rehabilitation services and care management specialists. Bi-monthly meetings, held on ...
November 13 2015
Friday, November 13, 2015 Today, Steward Health Care System (Steward) announced the appointment of Deborah Bitsoli as the new President of Morton Hospital in Taunton, effective December 14, 2015. An experienced health care executive who has extensive experience in Massachusetts, Ms. Bitsoli most recently served as the chief operating officer of St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. “We are delighted ...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Morton Hospital is pleased to announce it will open its new 41,000 square foot, $25 million Emergency Department (ED) on Thursday, October 1, 2015 after receiving final approval from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and months of careful planning and preparation by Morton Hospital. The new Morton Hospital Emergency Department will be conveniently locat...
December 4 2014
Thursday, December 04, 2014 For the second consecutive year, The Leapfrog Group has named Morton Hospital to its annual list of Top Hospitals. An elite distinction awarded to hospitals nationwide for demonstrating excellence in hospital safety and quality through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is given to less than seven percent of all eligible hospitals. The awards,...