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What's Next in Health Care, Spring 2015

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I N N O V AT I O N • C O L L A B O R AT I O N • E X C E L L E N C E S P R I N G In This Issue • Top Hospital Win • Surgical Collaboration • Colleague Engagement • Polyp Removal Procedure • CHAMP Asthma Program Beverly Hospital Concussion Management Committee: A Hero in the Community Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to share with you the spring issue of What's Next in Health Care. As we close the door on winter, I want to thank each of you for your commitment, dedication and patience through the tireless snowstorms we endured. As we all know, health care never takes a day off, and because of you, we did not miss a beat in providing all of our patients with the safe and high-quality care they expect from Lahey Health organizations, despite the weather. Please contact the Marketing & Communications team to share any news you may have, as this newsletter aims to highlight recent news and developments across Lahey Health. I wish you all a wonderful start to this long-awaited spring. -Howard THE AMERICAN Red Cross of Northeast Massachusetts has named the Beverly Hospital Concussion Management Committee among its 2015 Heroes in recognition of the hospital's collaborative youth-sports safety initiatives. Hero nominees are chosen by the Red Cross each year to acknowledge individuals and organizations in the community that have acted "extraordinarily on behalf of others." The Annual Community Heroes Breakfast to honor the nominees was held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore on March 19. continued on page 7 L-R: Erik Anderson, Principal, Gloucester High School; Denis Conroy, (retired) Chief Executive Officer, Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals; Timothy Kelliher, MD, Chief of Medicine and Neurology, Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals; Jermaine Wiggins, retired member of the New England Patriots; Chuck Huggins, Chief Executive Officer, Xenith; Nancy Palmer, Chair, Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals. Howard Grant, JD, MD President & CEO, Lahey Health Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals Named to 100 Top Hospitals List BEVERLY HOSPITAL HAS BEEN named a 100 Top Hospital for 2015 in the category of Large Community Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics™. This prestigious award to Beverly Hospital includes Addison Gilbert Hospital, BayRidge Hospital, Lahey Outpatient Center Danvers (LOCD), Northeast Medical Practice (NMP) and Northeast PHO. Using independent public data and proprietary analytics, the newly released 100 Top Hospitals® study recognizes hospitals that have clearly demonstrated the vision to develop long-term excellence in care, efficiency and community value. Only two hospitals in Massachusetts achieved continued on page 7

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