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Clinical partnerships in several areas with initial focus on cardiology expansion locally

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Tufts Medicine is proud to announce its partnership with Synchronous Health, a leading provider of evidence and measurement-based behavioral health care services.

We ask because we care

Tufts Medicine is fully committed to ensuring that everyone can achieve and maintain their full health potential. Our new We Ask Because We Care initiative will educate our team members on how to gather this important data and help our patients understand how it benefits them and their community.

Phil Okala

New Chief Operating Officer to advance system strengths and address changing industry dynamics

Dr. Brent Forester

Tufts Medicine announced today that Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc., will join the organization as Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chairman for the Department of Psychiatry at Tufts Medical Center, and Director of Behavioral Health for Tufts Medicine on June 1, 2023. Dr. Forester will also be proposed as Professor and endowed Chair of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Each year Boston Magazine publishes its list of “Top Doctors” in the region. We’re pleased to share that many Tufts Medicine employed physicians—across various specialties—made this year’s issue.   

Magnet Recognition

Tufts Medical Center announced today that it has received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest national honor bestowed upon health care organizations for excellence in nursing. Fewer than 10 percent of U.S. health care organizations have achieved this prestigious status.

Tufts Medicine engages Blue Zones to assess Lowell’s well-being and mobilize community advocates to create and activate a plan to help residents live longer and better.

BH Center

Tufts Medicine and Acadia Healthcare Company, the largest standalone provider of behavioral health services in the U.S., announced  that they are forming a joint venture to build a 144-bed inpatient behavioral health facility on the site of the former Malden Hospital in Malden, Mass.

Tufts Medicine has become the first health system to successfully launch its digital health ecosystem in the cloud.