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Good Samaritan Medical Center Welcomes John Roe, MD, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

February 4, 2020

Good Samaritan Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of John Roe, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Roe completed his undergraduate degree at Stanford University and post-baccalaureate program at the SUNY Buffalo Associated Medical Schools of New York.  He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and completed his residency in orthopedi...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center Offers Programs for a Healthy 2020

January 6, 2020

Are you or someone you know a smoker? Get help to quit. Making the decision to quit smoking can dramatically improve overall health, including better heart and lung functions. In fact, the beneficial effects of stopping can be measured within the first 12 hours. Support can help you quit for good. Our smoking cessation classes are tailored to each individual. For more information about smoking ces...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center Celebrates New Cardiac Catheterization Lab with Ribbon Cutting

October 22, 2019

Good Samaritan’s cardiology team marked the opening of a new cath lab on October 18. The cath lab features all new equipment, including the most contemporary, state of-the-art cardiac diagnostic imaging and treatment technology. Good Samaritan’s cardiac catheterization lab and interventional cardiology team provide world-class care to those suffering from a heart attack.  The team has been recogni...

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Badal Kalamkar, MD, MPH, named Chief of Hospitalist Medicine

September 25, 2019

Badal Kalamkar, MD, MPH, has been appointed to lead Department of Hospitalist Medicine. Dr. Kalamkar is board certified in Internal Medicine. He attended Topiwala National Medical College in India. He earned his Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology, from East Tennessee State University.  He earned a medical degree and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Med...

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Omar Y. Kudsi, MD, MBA, FACS named Chairman of Surgery

August 13, 2019

Omar Y. Kudsi, MD, MBA, FACS has been appointed to lead Department of Surgery. Dr. Kudsi received his medical degree from The University of Aleppo and completed his residency at Lankenau Medical Center, Thomas Jefferson Medical College. He completed fellowships at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Strasbourg University.  Dr. Kudsi completed his advanced surgic...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center Maternity Program Receives Prestigious Baby-Friendly Award

July 25, 2019

Good Samaritan Medical Center has received prestigious international recognition as a Re-Designated Baby-Friendly birth facility. Pictured above L/R: Mary Fuhro, Chief Nursing Officer; Janet Bigelow, Patient Care Director Maternal Child Health; Sandy Gill, RN, IBCLC; Marisela Marrero, President This award recognizes birth facilities that offer breastfeeding mothers the information, confidence, and...

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Welcome Joshua Arkin, MD Steward Medical Group, Interventional Cardiologist/General Cardiologist

July 10, 2019

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Joshua Arkin, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Arkin is board certified in Interventional Cardiology and General Cardiology.  Dr. Arkin completed his undergraduate work at University of Pennsylvania before attending Tufts University School of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Hospital of the Uni...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving achievement award

June 12, 2019

Good Samaritan Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack, c...

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Bridgewater Fire Department honored with “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards 

May 23, 2019

Recognizing those who deliver exceptional care and compassion to patients every day Pictured above (L-R): Ken Lawson, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Good Samaritan Medical Center; Jason Akstin FF/EMT-P; Jeffrey Germaine FF/EMT-P; Marisela Marrero, MD, President, Good Samaritan Medical Center; Joshua Anacki FF/EMT-P; Cori Handorff FF/EMT-P; Chief Thomas Levy; Brenden Hayden, Vice President EMS, Steward...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center Earns an “A” Rating for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

May 15, 2019

Recognition Demonstrates Steward Health Care’s Commitment to Deliver World Class Care and Exceptional Patient Experience

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Good Samaritan Medical Center and Morton Hospital Hosted  Stop the Bleed® Class for Taunton Public Schools

May 8, 2019

Class Provides Life-Saving Training on How to Stop Uncontrolled Bleeding  Good Samaritan Medical Center, together with Morton Hospital, held a Stop the Bleed® class for Taunton Public Schools’ staff members on Friday, April 26, 2019, at The Leddy School in Taunton. Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call to action to train, equip and empower individuals to help in a bleeding emerg...

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Brockton NAACP: Black men at higher risk of prostate cancer

March 12, 2019

Join Good Samaritan's Cancer Program Medical Director A. Jason Zauls, MD, and leaders of medicine Thursday, March 14 to learn more about early detection and innovative studies of less invasive methods to treat prostate cancer. Register for this free event: https://bit.ly/2Cgk0IN By Marc Larocque  Enterprise Staff Writer  Posted Mar 11, 2019 at 5:41 PM   Brockton NAACP: Black men at higher risk of ...

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World renowned surgical oncologist Claudius Conrad, MD, PhD, FACS, brings highly specialized cancer care to Steward Health Care

March 7, 2019

Expertise will benefit patients with liver and pancreatic cancers. Steward Health Care and Good Samaritan Medical Center welcome internationally renowned surgical oncologist Claudius Conrad, MD, PhD, FACS. Dr. Conrad is the Chief of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, and the Director of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Massachusetts. Prior to jo...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center Sponsors Successful Women’s Heart Health Event 

February 27, 2019

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority at Westgate Mall to Recognize Heart Health  Good Samaritan Medical Center was proud to partner with the Psi Iota Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA), The American Heart Association and Westgate Mall in an event to raise awareness for Women's Heart Health. The five-hour free event in honor of The American Heart Association's Go Red Campaign, featured ...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center Joins Innovative Effort to Solve America’s  Drug Shortage Crisis

January 17, 2019

Partnership will increase availability of generic medicines for patients in Greater Brockton MA area. Good Samaritan Medical Center joins Civica Rx. Mission-driven initiative aims to ensure essential generic medicines are affordable and available to all. Good Samaritan Medical Center, a Steward family hospital, will be a part of Civica Rx, a new, innovative effort to ensure essential generic medic...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center Names Chief of Emergency Medicine

December 3, 2018

Erik P. Deede, MD, named Chief of Emergency Medicine for Good Samaritan Medical Center. Dr. Deede has over 17 years of experience as an Emergency Physician. He joined Good Samaritan Medical Center as Associate Chief of Emergency Medicine in 2017. He was previously an attending emergency physician and Clinical Director of Quality at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.  Board Certified in Emergency Me...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

November 8, 2018

Recognition Demonstrates Steward Health Care’s Commitment to Safety and High Quality Community Care Good Samaritan Medical Center – a Steward family hospital – was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Good Samaritan Medical Center Hospital's efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the Unit...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center to host Prostate Cancer Awareness Event 

September 20, 2018

NAACP and AdMeTech join in honoring the memory of Harold “Bo” Marrow Jr. Thursday, September 27, 2018 AdMeTech Foundation, Brockton Area Branch NAACP, and Good Samaritan Medical Center are holding a Prostate Cancer Awareness Event in honor of Harold “Bo” Marrow Jr.  This event will bring into a sharp focus the prostate cancer crisis and related health disparities facing the local community, in par...

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Good Samaritan Medical Center Presents Donation to Make-A-Wish

July 31, 2018

Medical Center Honors 50th Anniversary by Raising Money for Children’s Foundation Good Samaritan Medical Center president, Harrison Bane, presented a donation to Jo-Anne Spillane, Vice President of Corporate Alliances and Events for Make-a-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island on Tuesday July 17, 2018. Good Samaritan Medical Center recently completed a fundraising campaign to benefit Make-A-Wish of ...

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After they saved his life, Brockton father went on the run

June 19, 2018

By Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer Posted Jun 14, 2018 at 2:45 PM Updated Jun 14, 2018 at 9:56 PM An emergency open-heart surgery floored Brian Clay and his family one year ago, when he was diagnosed with a tear to his aorta, and he was rushed from Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton to Brigham and Women’s Hospital. But now the 42-year-old, who grew up in Brockton and North Attleboro, ...