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Steward Health Care Selected for Innovative MassHealth Accountable Care Pilot Program

December 19, 2016

Steward Health Care System (Steward), parent company of Nashoba Valley Medical Center, has been selected as one of six Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Massachusetts to participate in MassHealth’s Pilot Medicaid ACO program.

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center is Awarded “A” Grade for Patient Safety by Independent Industry Watchdog

December 1, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center has been honored again with an “A” grade in the Fall 2016 update to the Hospital Safety Grade by The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog and the nation’s leading experts on patient safety.

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Potential Lifesaving Lung Cancer Screening Now Offered at Nashoba Valley Medical Center

November 8, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center now provides lung cancer screening to adult patients who are current or former smokers who meet specific criteria.

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center Welcomes Cardiologist Peter Ofman, MD, to the Medical Staff

October 25, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome Peter Ofman, MD, a highly trained cardiologist to the medical staff.

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Women’s Imaging Center to Host Annual Breast Health Day on Oct. 25, 2016

October 10, 2016

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it’s also a good time for women to think about mammograms and breast cancer screenings. On Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the Women’s Imaging Center at Nashoba Valley Medical Center, 200 Groton Road in Ayer, Massachusetts, will host its annual Breast Health Day for women living in the Nashoba Valley region.

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Early Bird Registration Deadline is Approaching for Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s 5th Annual Hunger Run 5K and Walk, October 15, 2016

September 2, 2016

The early bird registration deadline for Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s (NVMC) 5th annual Hunger Run 5K road race is on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. Advanced registration is strongly recommended for the Oct. 15, 2016 5K and walk.

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Maintaining Prostate Health

August 31, 2016

Contributed by Sanjay Basu, MD, Primary Care Physician, SMG Nashoba Family Medicine, Nashoba Valley Medical Center

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s New Center for Hand and Plastic Surgery

August 15, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) is expanding its health care service offerings to the Nashoba Valley community with the opening of its new Center for Hand and Plastic Surgery. The center provides hand surgery procedures, and cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgeries.

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Newly Expanded Garvin Center for Geriatric Psychiatry Offers Patients a Safe and Comfortable Inpatient Setting

August 1, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center recently expanded the Garvin Center for Geriatric Psychiatry, which offers inpatient behavioral health services for patients over age 55.

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Steward Chief Medical Officer Justine Carr Leaves Legacy of Improvements Across Area Community Hospitals, including Nashoba Valley Medical Center

July 25, 2016

Chief Medical Officer of the Steward Health Care System (Steward) Dr. Justine Carr recently announced her retirement, leaving behind a legacy of improvements in patient care across area community hospitals, including at Nashoba Valley Medical Center.

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center Welcomes General Surgeon Stacie Perlman, MD, to the Medical Staff

June 23, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center and Steward Medical Group recently welcomed board-certified General Surgeon Stacie Perlman, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Perlman who specializes in general surgery and has a special interest in breast surgery, is the hospital’s first female surgeon to perform breast cancer operations.

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Expanded Kidney Care Services Offered at Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Nephrology Clinic

June 6, 2016

Patients living in the Nashoba Valley region now have access to expanded inpatient and outpatient nephrology services at Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Nephrology Clinic located at 200 Groton Road in Ayer.

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Pioneering the "Patient-User" Experience Online

May 23, 2016

By partnering with technology providers who have helped build the online presence of brands like Puma, Timex, and Warner Music Group, Nashoba Valley Medical Center, along with its fellow Steward hospitals, is among the first group of acute care providers in Massachusetts to offer a fully mobile-integrated website that will deliver custom content for patients based on their prior in-site visits.

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Registration is Open for Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s 5th Annual Hunger Run 5K and Walk, October 15, 2016

May 16, 2016

Registration is open for Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s (NVMC) 5th annual Hunger Run 5K road race on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. All proceeds from the event will benefit Loaves & Fishes, a non-profit organization that provides food and temporary support services to residents of Ayer, Devens, Groton, Harvard, Littleton, and Shirley.

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Ayer Receives $486,000 in 2015 Tax Revenue From Nashoba Valley Medical Center

May 12, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center, part of the Steward Health Care system (Steward), announced today that it paid $478,424 in taxes to Ayer for 2015, and an additional $7,758 to neighboring towns, making it one of the largest private taxpayers in the community. As one of the largest taxpayers in Ayer, Steward provides unrivaled financial support for local schools, first responders and municipal services.

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center Offers New Medical Bariatric Services

April 4, 2016

The Center for Weight Control's new program can help patients who are struggling to lose weight and improve overall health.

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New Steward Medical Group Practice, Bolton Primary Care, Hosts Open House for Patients and Community Members

March 21, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are celebrating the opening of Bolton Primary Care, located at 146 Hudson Road in Bolton, Massachusetts, and will host an open house on Monday, April 11, 2016, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center Opens Center for Pain Management

March 14, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center recently opened a new comprehensive Center for Pain Management to provide pain management services to residents living in the Nashoba Valley region.

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Hunger Run Raises $8,000 for Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry

February 29, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center recently donated $8,000 to Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc. The generous donation was a result of proceeds from the hospital’s annual 5K Hunger Run road race, which was held on October 17, 2015.

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Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s New SynergyUHD4 4K Surgical Visualization System Provides Patients with Leading-Edge Care

February 15, 2016

Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) is among the first hospitals in New England to acquire the SynergyUHD4 4K by Arthrex®, which is the most advanced, multispecialty surgical visualization system in the world. The new revolutionary system integrates an ultra, high definition 4K programmable camera head, LED lighting, and an image management system into one console.