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Encyclopedia > New England Baptist Hospital
The Carl J. B. and Olive Currie Rose Fund assures that all patients receive a red rose upon admittance.
The Carl J. B. and Olive Currie Rose Fund assures that all patients receive a red rose upon admittance.

New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) is a 141-bed adult medical/surgical hospital in Boston, Massachusetts specializing in orthopedic care and complex orthopedic procedures. NEBH is an international leader in the treatment of all forms of musculoskeletal disorders and disease. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1347 KB) Summary Close-up of a small red rose. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1347 KB) Summary Close-up of a small red rose. ... Medicine is a branch of health science and the sector of public life concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, treatment and possible prevention of disease and injury. ... A cardiothoracic surgeon performs a mitral valve replacement at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. ... A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City 232. ... Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics (BE: orthopaedics) is the branch of surgery concerned with acute, chronic, traumatic and recurrent injuries and other disorders of the locomotor system, its musclular and bone parts. ... The musculoskeletal system is an organ system that gives animals the ability to physically move, by using the muscles and skeletal system. ...


“The Baptist” (as the hospital is called for short) is located atop Parker Hill in the Mission Hill neighborhood within walking distance of the Longwood Medical and Academic Area. Mission Hill is a one square mile neighborhood of approximately 18,000 people in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Longwood Medical and Academic Area (also known as Longwood Medical Area, LMA, or just Longwood) is a section of Boston with a high density of hospitals, colleges, and biomedical research centers. ...


The hospital is a teaching affiliate of the both the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine. It also conducts teaching programs in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard School of Medicine. The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) is one of five campuses of the University of Massachusetts (UMass) system and is home to three schools: the #School of Medicine, the #Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the #Graduate School of Nursing; a thriving #biomedical research enterprise; and a range of #public... The Tufts University School of Medicine is one of the eight schools that comprise Tufts University. ... Harvard School of Public Health The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) is Harvard Universitys School of Public Health. ... Shield of Harvard Medical School Harvard Medical School (HMS) is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. ...

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History

“The Baptist” was the site of one of the first artificial hip replacements in the United States.
“The Baptist” was the site of one of the first artificial hip replacements in the United States.

As indicated by its name, New England Baptist Hospital was established by Northern Baptists, a denomination with a long history in New England and an identity distinct from the better-known Southern Baptists. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (5556x4468, 602 KB) Subject: total hip joint replacement, artificial joint, arthritis. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (5556x4468, 602 KB) Subject: total hip joint replacement, artificial joint, arthritis. ... For additional information on hip replacement in animals, specifically dogs, please see Hip replacement (animal) In this X-ray, the patient’s right hip (on the left in the photograph) has been replaced, with the “ball” of this ball-and-socket joint replaced by a metal head that is set... ABCUSA American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) is a group of Baptist churches within the United States; headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. ... A religious denomination, (also simply denomination) is a subgroup within a religion that operates under a common name, tradition, and identity. ... The states marked in red show New England. ... The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a United States-based cooperative ministry agency serving Baptist churches around the world. ...


When the hospital was created in 1893, Parker Hill was a streetcar suburb considered far enough away from downtown Boston to provide fresh air and an escape from the noise and congestion of the city for patients who might benefit from long term rest and relaxation. As the highest point in Boston, Parker Hill offers panoramic views of the city, Boston Harbor, and the Blue Hills. Even today it is a remarkably bucolic site considering its location near the center of one of the largest metropolitan areas in North America. A streetcar suburb is a community whose growth was mostly shaped by the coming of the electric streetcar or tram. ... Downtown Crossing is a shopping district in Boston, Massachusetts, located due south of the Boston Common and west of the Financial District. ... Categories: Stub | Massachusetts geography | Boston ... The Blue Hills Reservation is a conservation area located in eastern Massachusetts including land from the cities of Milton, Canton, Quincy, Dedham, Westwood, Randolph, Quincy, and Boston. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ...


Vision statement

NEBH’s vision statement is that “New England Baptist Hospital will be known as a premier Orthopedic Center of Excellence providing the highest quality medical and surgical care.”


Bone & Joint Institute

Through the associated New England Baptist Bone & Joint Institute, the hospital offers a full range of services in orthopedics and rheumatology, occupational medicine and sports medicine, foot and ankle care, joint replacement, spine care and hand surgery. The institute offers a range of preventive, education, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services. Rheumatology, a subspecialty of internal medicine, is devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. ... // What is occupational medicine Occupational medicine is the branch of clinical medicine most active in the field of occupational health. ... Sports medicine or sport medicine is an interdisciplinary subspecialty of medicine which deals with the treatment and preventive care of athletes, both amateur and professional. ... ... Look up spine on Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The field of hand surgery deals with both surgical and non-surgical treatment of conditions and problems that may take place in the hand or upper extremity (commonly from the tip of the hand to the shoulder). ...

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Sports medicine

NEBH has a long association with sports medicine and has provided services to U.S. Olympic teams and countless professional athletes. The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams came to the Baptist for treatment of a cervical disk disorder in the 1950s. In 1999, esteemed PGA player Jack Nicklaus came here for a new hip. Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1 • 4 • 8 • 9 • 27 • 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1907–present) See Nicknames before Red Sox for disputed nicknames Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World... Theodore Samuel Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), best known as Ted Williams, nicknamed The Kid, the Splendid Splinter, Teddy Ballgame and The Thumper, was an American left fielder in Major League Baseball who played 19 seasons, twice interrupted by military service as a Marine Corps pilot, with the... The 1950s was the decade spanning from the 1st of January, 1950 to the 31st December, 1959. ... Professional Golfers Association, (with or without the apostrophe), is the usual term for a professional association in mens golf. ... This article refers to the golfer. ...


NEBH is the official hospital of the sixteen-time world champion Boston Celtics and has a long association with the Boston Athletic Association which hosts the Boston Marathon. The Baptist continues to provide services to a variety of professional and amateur athletes from around the world. The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Boston Athletic Association is a non-profit, organized sports association for the city of Boston, Massachusetts. ... The 100th running of the Boston Marathon, 1996 The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon sporting event hosted by the city of Boston, Massachusetts, on Patriots Day, the third Monday of April. ...


Currie Rose fund

Carl J. B. Currie, a trustee and major benefactor to the hospital, noticed that while some patients received bouquets of flowers from well-wishers to encourage their recovery, other patients received none. In 1958 he established the Carl J. B. and Olive Currie Rose Fund to ensure that all patients would henceforth be welcomed with a red rose, a tradition that continues today. NEBH has since adopted the rose as its official symbol, indicative of the hospital’s commitment to high quality and individualized patient care. The word trustee is a legal term that refers to a holder of property on behalf of some other beneficiary. ... Field of Poppy flowers Cluster of Clivia miniata flowers A flower, (<Old French flo(u)r<Latin florem<flos), also known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms). ... Species Between 100 and 150, see list A rose is a flowering shrub of the genus Rosa, and the flower of this shrub. ...


Notable mentions

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