A Letter From Emerson Hospital's CEO
Thank you for your support of Emerson Hospital during this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 public health emergency. As you know, this is a frequently changing situation. Our staff continues to stay focused on providing exceptional care to patients, while adhering to the latest protocols to prevent exposure and reduce the spread of the virus – which is so critical to our entire community at this time.
Emerson's CEO writes with some important updates, and will continue to keep you informed.
Podcast: Talking with Children about COVID-19
Dr. Amy Forrer of Emerson Family Medicine in Maynard, shares important tips for having conversations with children about health emergencies.
Comprehensive Cancer Care – Including Access to Cutting-Edge Treatment
For Michael, the close collaboration between the oncology staff at Emerson and their colleagues at the Mass General Cancer Center in Boston meant access to a clinical trial of a targeted therapy that has showed promising results in treating his prostate cancer.
Exciting Opportunities for People with Parkinson’s Disease
For those struggling with mobility issues brought on by Parkinson's disease, Emerson has a number of programs and classes to help improve body awareness, balance and self-confidence.
Virtual Reality Goggles Are Winning Over Kids and Parents
Emerson’s Pediatric Intervention Team has long been praised by parents for making the hospital experience easier for kids. With new technology at their disposal, it’s even easier to provide an effective distraction when young patients need it most.
Kindergarten Teacher Embraces Life
Read about a local kindergarten teacher’s Emerson Experience and positive outlook after a breast cancer diagnosis at age 32.
In My Own Voice: Michael Cramer Turns to Cardiac Rehabilitation After a Heart Attack
During his recovery from a heart attack, Michael turned to Emerson’s cardiac rehabilitation program, where he worked with an exercise physiologist, dietitian, nurses and staff to eventually return to his active lifestyle.
Prevent Witner Sports Injuries
Take these steps to stay safe on the slopes, ice or anywhere your cold weather adventures take you.
Emerson Hospital Launches Community Benefit Awards Program
Emerson Hospital is pleased to announce the recipients of its first Community Benefit Awards. Based on a comprehensive application and review process, eighteen non-profit organizations throughout the health system’s service area were awarded up to $5,000 each to expand their programs that serve the physical and mental health needs of the community. The organizations were chosen based on Emerson’s most recent Community Health Needs Assessment and address at least one of the following populations or health issues: At-risk adolescents, older adults, cancer prevention and care, mental health or domestic violence.
Tips on Helping You Through the Winter Blues
Are the colder, darker days causing your state of mind to shift? Dr. Amy Forrer of Emerson Family Medicine in Maynard provides a few things you can do to help improve your mood between now and spring.