Wilmington resident Janet Davis has been promoted to director of community services at Emerson Hospital in Concord.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013
A hospital spokesperson confirmed the Concord hospital is evaluating two individuals after the explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon's finish line this afternoon.
Two individuals are being evaluated at Concord's Emerson Hospital for minor injuries after the explosions this afternoon at the Boston Marathon's finish line, a hospital spokesperson confirmed. It's unclear whether the patients were runners, spectators or were near the marathon's finish line for some other reason, according to the spokesperson, who said both individuals drove themselves out to Emerson. Scores Injured by Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line Marathon Explosion: Tell Family You're Safe with Red Cross Site
Friday, April 5, 2013
Emerson Hospital physician Robert Cantu, one of the nation’s foremost experts on concussions and sports injuries, has been honored as the Middlesex Central District Medical Society's 2013 Community Clinician of the Year.
Friday, March 22, 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? Well, there are a couple of answers to that question, according to data released by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. At Emerson Hospital in Concord, the average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a healthcare professional was 58 minutes, which is longer than the state and national averages of 40 and 30 minutes, and much longer than the wait at Mass. General, which is 10 minutes. Of those patients, the average time patients spent in the Emerson emergency department before being sent home was 136 minutes, compared to the state average of 152 minutes and the national average of 140 minutes. Finally, the average time patients spent in the …
Local hospitals excel in different areas of emergency care. See how they stack up against each other.
Boston is famous for its medical facilities, several of which offer emergency care. But anyone who's gone to the ER knows it can take a while before you get back home. The chart above compares various emergency room wait times in hospitals west of Boston, including Emerson Hospital in Concord. The data used comes from the center for Medicare & Medicaid Center's Hospital Compare web site. Learn more about the Medicare data used in this chart.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
An Acton baby was born at Emerson Hospital during the recent blizzard weekend.
Monday, January 14, 2013
A high school junior and former pediatric patient, Lauren Leedberg is now volunteering with Emerson Hospital’s pediatric intervention team. This is her story.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A Maynard man was pronounced dead following a Jan. 2 accident in West Concord, but police say a 'medical episode,' and not the car-into-snowbank collision, may be the cause of death.
The death of Maynard man involved in a motor vehicle accident earlier today may not have been caused by the crash, according to Sgt. Jack Kennedy, a spokesman for the Concord Police Department. Around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, the Concord Police and Fire departments responded to the area of 2194 Main St. in West Concord for a report of a car off the roadway and into a snow bank. On arrival, officers found the vehicle locked and running, with its driver unconscious inside, a CPD press release said. Officer Richard Hodgson unlocked the car, removed the driver from the vehicle and, with assistance from Officer Michael McGrath, preformed CPR on the driver. The driver, later identified as Peter Porrazzo, 84 of Maynard, was the only person …
An 84-year-old Maynard man was killed in an accident that occurred Wednesday, Jan. 2 in Concord.
A Maynard man has died following a motor vehicle accident that occurred Wednesday, Jan. 2 in Concord, police said. According to a press release from the Concord Police Department, Peter Porrazzo, 84, of Maynard, was pronounced dead after being transported to Emerson Hospital after his motor vehicle crashed into a snowbank in the area of 2194 Main St. shortly before 10 a.m. The Concord Police and Fire departments responded to a report of a car off the roadway and into a snowbank and found the vehicle locked and running, with its driver unconscious inside, according to the press release. Officer Richard Hodgson unlocked the vehicle and removed the driver, at which point he was assisted by Officer Michael McGrath and the two men performed CPR…
Friday, December 28, 2012
Because who doesn’t love one of those ubiquitous end-of-the-year lists?
When it comes to baby names, the popular picks at Emerson Hospital here in Concord were pretty consistent with national trends in 2012. At Emerson and across the nation, according to BabyCenter.com, girls names this year had a certain retro chic, with classics like Emma, Sophia and Olivia claiming top spots on both lists. There was a bit more variety among boys born at Emerson and the most popular names among the nearly half-million parents who shared their children’s names with BabyCenter: William, Owen and Mason were the top three locally, yet only the latter cracks the Top 10 nationally. The most commonly given girls names have been more or less the same in recent years, and perhaps that’s because these popular names have been …