Emerson Hospital Receives Donation from National Alliance on Mental Illness
The Central Middlesex affiliate for the National Alliance on Mental Illness recently donated $5,000 to the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital’s Anchor Down campaign to support behavioral health programs at Emerson.
Help Support Our Behavioral Health Services
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital is proud to present its behavioral health fundraiser Anchor Down. This initiative seeks to raise funds to support those in our community struggling with mental health as well as to share a view of the state of mental health services in Massachusetts.
IMPACT Melanoma Ushers in May’s Melanoma Awareness Month With “No Sun for Babies” Program
Emerson is excited to be partnered with IMPACT Melanoma for its No Sun for Babies program. During the month of May, parents of newborns will receive a backpack containing UPF-rated baby clothes and preventative skin care awareness materials.
Emerson Hospital Awarded Highest Grade for Patient Safety
Emerson Hospital has again been honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group. Emerson received particularly high marks for various measures, including hand hygiene, reduction in C. diff infections, and maternity care standards.
The Connect Effect: An Online Discussion About Loneliness for Seniors
The Corporators and Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital hosted a webinar about the health implications of loneliness and community resources for the aging population that you can watch for free.
The Bedford Citizen Interviews Emerson President & CEO Christine Schuster
“The hospital is a safe place to be,” declared Emerson President & CEO Christine Schuster in an interview this week with The Bedford Citizen. “Our priority during this whole crisis has been to keep our staff safe so we could keep patients safe. The tide is shifting and the recovery planning is underway.”
Support Our Emerson Hospital Heroes
Each day, our clinicians and staff across all departments confront the COVID‑19 pandemic in order to provide needed care to our community members. In order to continue to fight this battle we need critical equipment and supplies. Your support has never been more important and will save lives!
Emerson’s Special Care Nursery Newly Renovated
Extra comforts for newborns and parents in Emerson's special care nursery have arrived thanks to recent renovations.
Drop Off Box for Prescription Medications Now Available at Emerson Hospital
Thanks to a gift from the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital, Emerson now has a MedSafe kiosk where anyone can safely drop off their unused or expired medications any time of day or night. The box is located in the hallway of Emerson’s Emergency Department, located at 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord. MedSafe safely disposes of the medications so they will not harm the environment. Dropping off unused prescriptions will help ensure a safe community. Pictured left to right: Christine Schuster, President and CEO, Emerson Hospital, Deb Van Walsum, President, Auxiliary, and Christine McLellan, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator, Emerson Hospital.
Babies Born at Emerson Hospital Go Home with New Sleep Sacks
Babies born at Emerson Hospital will now be going home with new sleep sacks thanks to a gift from the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital. Sleep sacks have been proven to be safe for sleeping babies and reduce hip dysplasia in infants, a condition where the baby’s hip joint is dislocated, which can result in a limp and pain during movement.