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Five Shields Health Care Group MRI facilities receive ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence Designation

February 2, 2022 (Quincy, MA) – Today, Shields Health Care announced that five of its diagnostic imaging centers have achieved Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence® (DICOE) status by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The facilities receiving this honor are Shields MRI in Brockton, Brighton, Dartmouth, Framingham, and Yarmouth. This accomplishment establishes Shields as the … Continued

Shields Health Care Group and MelroseWakefield Healthcare announce fully operational ambulatory surgery center in Medford: The new site will expand surgery options and reduce costs for patients in the region

MEDFORD, Mass. (July 15, 2021) – Shields Health Care Group and MelroseWakefield Healthcare (MWH) are proud to announce Shields Surgery Center, located at 170 Governors Ave in Medford, MA is now fully operational. The 14,129 square foot ambulatory surgery center was designed with the patient experience in mind, and is equipped with three operating rooms … Continued

Shields Health Care completes first total shoulder replacement in outpatient surgery center in Boston’s MetroWest

NATICK, Mass. Shields Health Care announced the completion of the first total shoulder replacement arthroplasty at an Ambulatory Surgery Center in Boston’s MetroWest – a historic milestone for the region. Dr. Arthur Christiano of Orthopedics New England successfully completed the procedure at New England Surgical Suites, making this location the first and only outpatient center … Continued

Becker’s ASC Review: The Surgery Center – Shrewsbury establishes one of MA first total knee replacement programs

‘A paradigm shift’: Dr. William Balcom on establishing one of Massachusetts’ 1st total knee replacement programs Click here for the original Becker’s article William Balcom, MD, an orthopedic surgeon practicing at The Surgery Center in Shrewsbury, Mass., recently performed the first outpatient total knee replacement at an ASC in Worcester County. Dr. Balcom spoke with … Continued