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Know the Symptoms of Stroke – F.A.S.T.

Act F.A.S.T. if  STROKE symptoms occur—minutes count Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. Every 4 minutes, someone dies of stroke (cdc.gov/stroke/facts, 2020). A stroke can be called a “brain attack”. It happens when the flow of blood to the brain is disrupted; brain cells start to die quickly because they can’t get oxygen. There […]

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Wheeling for Healing 2020

  Wheeling for Healing, a new fundraising initiative organized by BID Plymouth employees, gave 25 staff and community members the opportunity to take part in a “century” (100-mile) or “half-century” (50-mile) bike ride, logging their miles from August 22nd to September 5th. Donors to each rider supported an important cause – the Employees Helping Employees […]

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Faces of BID Plymouth: Scott Fairfield, MD, Chief of Emergency Medicine

Scott Fairfield

On July 1, 2020, Dr. Scott Fairfield was appointed Chief of Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth (BID Plymouth). The appointment caps a long career for Dr. Fairfield at BID Plymouth who first started in the Emergency Department in 1999 when the hospital was known as Jordan Hospital. He replaced outgoing Chief Dr. Kim […]

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Elective Surgeries Resume

After three months of managing a non-stop surge of COVID-19 patients and postponing elective surgeries and treatments for the safety of all, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth (BID Plymouth) resumed non-urgent, elective surgeries, procedures and clinic visits in June following the state’s lifting of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the state’s phased […]

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