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07 Mar, 2016, 11:37 ET New England Cancer Specialists and Tufts Medical Center form partnership to advance cancer care in New England

Tufts Medical Center and New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) have announced a clinical affiliation that will greatly expand patients' access...


21 Jan, 2016, 11:20 ET athenahealth Chairman and CEO Jonathan Bush to be honored by Tufts Medical Center with the Ellen M. Zane Award for Visionary Leadership

 Tufts Medical Center recently announced that the prestigious Ellen M. Zane Award for Visionary Leadership will be presented to athenahealth...


02 Oct, 2015, 08:00 ET Tufts Medical Center receives five stars in UHC's Quality and Accountability Study

 Tufts Medical Center has received the Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award from the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC). The...


22 Oct, 2014, 17:21 ET Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital Finalize Agreement Forming New Health System

Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital today announced that they had finalized their agreement to establish a new health care system. The...


11 Sep, 2014, 10:09 ET Coalition of Health Providers Seeks Rejection of Partners Settlement

A coalition of nonprofit hospitals and physician groups is urging a Suffolk Superior Court judge to reject a proposed settlement between the...


11 Jun, 2014, 07:00 ET Broad Coalition Forms in Response to Proposed Partners-AG Agreement

 Healthcare providers across Massachusetts including Atrius Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Cambridge Health Alliance, Lahey...


25 Apr, 2013, 16:31 ET National leader in quality and patient safety tapped as Tufts Medical Center's new Chief Medical Officer

 Tufts Medical Center has appointed Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD of Newton, Mass. as its next Chief Medical Officer.  Weingart is a...


20 Apr, 2013, 13:51 ET Statement from Edward Donohue, brother of Richard Donohue Jr., injured MBTA officer

Dic still has a long road to go before we can safely say he has made it out of the woods. We are proud of his actions and extremely grateful for...


20 Apr, 2013, 09:38 ET Statement from Richard Donohue Jr.'s Family

We thank the people of Boston and the nation for the prayers and support they are sending to Richard and to our family. Please continue to pray for...


18 Sep, 2012, 16:00 ET Tufts Medical Center, Vanguard Health Systems and New England Quality Care Alliance to create new health system

Joint venture will expand services to patients, physicians and hospitals Tufts Medical Center, Vanguard Health Systems and  the New...


04 Sep, 2012, 09:00 ET Tufts Medical Center Announces Inaugural INNOVATION Day: Innovating a Path to Market

Day to highlight innovative technologies and products being developed across Tufts Medical Center's research enterprise Tufts Medical Center...


31 Aug, 2012, 12:21 ET CMS awards $88.5M loan to Massachusetts for new health insurance model: Minuteman Health

Tufts Medical Center, New England Quality Care Alliance and Vanguard Health Systems sponsor important initiative for Massachusetts Tufts...


09 Jul, 2012, 12:12 ET Newman-Lakka Institute for Personalized Cancer Care at Floating Hospital for Children to accelerate the development of targeted cancer therapies

$2.5 million gift to establish new treatment center A significant gift to Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center will...


17 Nov, 2011, 18:47 ET Joint Statement from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Tufts Medical Center and New England Quality Care Alliance

Tufts Medical Center, its community physician network and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts are committed to reaching agreement on a new...


15 Nov, 2011, 13:56 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Walks Away From Negotiations with Tufts MC and 1,500 Community Physicians

BCBS's actions could disrupt care for thousands of patients across the Bay State Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children...


22 Jul, 2011, 11:29 ET Tufts Medical Center Names Eric Beyer as New President and CEO

Seasoned leader from region's most successful physicians' networks assumes presidency of nationally-renowned academic medical institution Tufts...


06 May, 2011, 03:57 ET Strike Averted as Tufts Medical Center Reaches Tentative Deal With MNA/NNU

Tufts Medical Center announced this morning it has reached a tentative 18-month contract extension agreement with the Massachusetts Nurses...


25 Apr, 2011, 22:27 ET Tufts Medical Center Committed to Providing High Quality Care Despite MNA/NNU Call for Strike Beginning May 6

Tufts Medical Center today reiterated its commitment to providing high quality care to patients following notification by the Massachusetts Nurses...


15 Apr, 2011, 00:12 ET MNA/NNU Strike Authorization Vote Puts National Political Agenda Ahead of Patient Care at Tufts Medical Center

Tufts MC Nurses Report Intimidating Voting Conditions; Balloting Not Secret Tufts Medical Center today condemned a strike authorization vote by...


11 Apr, 2011, 13:27 ET Tufts Medical Center Condemns MNA/NNU Call for Strike Vote

Tufts Medical Center Committed to Continuing High Quality Care Should Nurses Walk Out Tufts Medical Center today condemned a move by the...


29 Mar, 2011, 15:43 ET Tufts Medical Center Prepares as MNA Offers No New Proposals, Stalls Negotiations

Medical Center announces provisions to ensure uninterrupted patient care MNA continues to insist on $32 million staffing plan Tufts Medical...


28 Mar, 2011, 07:00 ET Tufts Medical Center Calls on MNA/NNU to Stop Undermining Negotiation Sessions

Tufts Medical Center today called on the Massachusetts Nurses Association and its parent union National Nurses United to stop undermining...


23 Mar, 2011, 17:46 ET NNU/MNA Places National Agenda Ahead of Tufts Medical Center Nurses and Local Community

Union shows little interest in reaching agreement at table, resorts to familiar playbook on display in dozens of other states Tufts Medical...


21 Mar, 2011, 14:38 ET Tufts Medical Center Calls on Massachusetts Nurses Association to Respect Patient Care and Negotiate at the Bargaining Table

Union Tactics in Conflict with own Claims Regarding Importance of Patient Care and Safety Tufts Medical Center today called on the Massachusetts...


18 Feb, 2011, 07:00 ET Tufts Medical Center CEO Ellen Zane to Retire in September; Search for New CEO Planned

Zane and team credited with transforming the academic medical center Zane will serve as a Vice Chairman of institution's Board of Trustees Ellen...