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2013-06-28 23:24:53

The Floating Hospital opens two new Reach Out and Read children's literacy programs in Long Island City Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Floating Hospital, which provides health services to the homeless shelter population as well as the local communities of Long Island City and Queensbridge Public Housing, is making children's literacy a priority for the families it serves. Currently, the Hospital offers the Reach Out and Read children's literacy program to the...

2012-09-18 10:25:03

Joint venture will expand services to patients, physicians and hospitals BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center, Vanguard Health Systems and the New England Quality Care Alliance physicians network announced today they have entered into a period of exclusive negotiations to create a dynamic new health system to expand the organizations' ability to offer high-quality, lower-cost care in Massachusetts. The joint venture will build upon the organizations'...

2012-08-31 06:24:02

Tufts Medical Center, New England Quality Care Alliance and Vanguard Health Systems sponsor important initiative for Massachusetts BOSTON, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center, its New England Quality Care Alliance (NEQCA) physicians network and Vanguard Health Systems (NYSE: VHS) are proud to sponsor the Minuteman Health Initiative, which has received an $88.5 million loan from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This new member-governed,...

2012-07-09 06:28:52

$2.5 million gift to establish new treatment center BOSTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A significant gift to Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center will accelerate doctors' ability to use personalized cancer treatments for children whose cancer is not responding to traditional treatment. This $2.5 million pledge from the Newman-Lakka Cancer Foundation will establish the Newman-Lakka Institute for Personalized Cancer Care at Floating Hospital for...

2011-07-22 10:29:00

Seasoned leader from region's most successful physicians' networks assumes presidency of nationally-renowned academic medical institution BOSTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children announced today that Eric J. Beyer has been selected as its next President and Chief Executive Officer - assuming leadership of the hospital October 1 as outgoing President and CEO Ellen Zane retires. Beyer has been President and CEO of the Tufts...

2011-02-18 06:00:00

Zane and team credited with transforming the academic medical center Zane will serve as a Vice Chairman of institution's Board of Trustees BOSTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ellen Zane, president and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children for more than seven transformative years, announced that she will retire from her current role in the fall. Zane will continue to consult with the hospital for a year after her retirement and will serve as a Vice...