Emerson Hospital Hosts Family Health and Wellness Expo on May 4 in Concord
Join us at Emerson Hospital’s annual Family Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the hospital’s main campus located at 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner in Concord. The Expo will feature free health screenings and general health information, conversations with health and wellness experts, reiki, chair massage, face painting and more.
Massachusetts Health Policy Commission Appoints Emerson Hospital’s President and CEO to Advisory Council
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) announced the members appointed for the 2019-2020 term of the HPC Advisory Council. Christine Schuster, RN, MBA, President and CEO of Emerson Hospital and longtime Sudbury resident, has been appointed as a new member. The Advisory Council provides an opportunity for open dialogue and engagement among a diverse group of health care industry stakeholders and policymakers and, in turn, helps inform the work of the HPC.
Early-Bird Deadline for Emerson Hospital 5K Run~Walk Ends April 19!
Early-bird registration for this year’s Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer ends soon! Save $5 off the registration fee when you register by April 19. All early-bird registrants are guaranteed a race shirt in their preferred size. Visit www.EmersonHospital.org/5k for event details, to register to run or walk at the event on May 18, and to make a donation to support cancer care at Emerson Hospital.
Emerson Hospital Names Christine Dixon as Executive Director of Home Care
Christine Dixon has joined Emerson Hospital as its new Executive Director of Home Care. Ms. Dixon is an accomplished health care executive with more than 25 years of experience. Most recently, she was Executive Director ACO, Population Health and Home Health and Hospice for Health Alliance Clinton Hospital. Prior to that she served as Chief Executive Officer of Visiting Nurse and Community Health in Arlington, Massachusetts.
Emerson’s Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body Hosts Open House
Emerson Hospital invites the community to an Open House of its Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body on Saturday, March 30 from 2 p.m. -5 p.m. at 310 Baker Avenue, Concord. A variety of free demonstrations and lectures on the latest wellness topics, including acupuncture, yoga, self-defense, muscular therapies, rolfing bodywork and tai chi will be offered. Participants who register for classes at the open house will receive a discount. Tours, raffles, giveaways and refreshments will be available.
At Year Three, Cantu Concussion Center Is Growing in Size and Impact
Advances in understanding and treating concussions, coupled with a growing staff of specialists and therapists, have helped the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center lead the way in caring for patients.
Got Confusion? Memory Loss and How It Feels – March 20
Join Emerson Hospital’s Care Management team for a free educational program about dementia for families and caregivers on Wednesday, March 20 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Emerson Hospital, Cheney Conference Room, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA. Mal Allard, CAEd and Founder of Their Real World, which offers Alzheimer’s and dementia education services, will explain the “why’s” of confusion, how to prevent increased confusion and how to embrace it as part of the journey.
Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer on May 18 to Benefit Neighbors with Cancer
Registration is now open for this year’s Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer. The popular event brings together runners, walkers, and families from all over to support cancer patients who are treated at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital - Bethke. Run~Walk will take place rain or shine at its new location, NARA Park in Acton on Saturday morning, May 18. Visit www.emersonhospital.org/5k for info and to register.
Get to Know: Peter Barkin, MD
Dr. Peter Barkin is a pulmonologist and critical care specialist and the director of Emerson’s intensive care unit. He explains how the technological tools and multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and specialists benefit patients at Emerson.
EmerSong – An A Cappella Festival on March 2 to Benefit Emerson Hospital Program to Aid Addiction Recovery
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital is pleased to present its third annual EmerSong – an A Cappella Festival on Saturday, March 2, from 7–10 p.m. at Kerem Shalom, 659 Elm Street in Concord. The event benefits Emerson's comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.