We’d like to introduce our two new physicians, Dr. Chloeanne Georgia and Dr. Harry Ward. Dr. Georgia is a full-time primary care provider who joined the practice in July. Dr. Ward will be a full-time primary care provider and also work with our skilled nursing facility/intensive home bound program. He joins us in September. They are both accepting new patients. Call 617-471-0033 to become a Granite Medical Group patient and make an appointment.
The Mass HIway is a secure statewide computer network that allows healthcare providers to send and access health information in the electronic medical records systems of other care providers where you have received care.
The federal Affordable Care Act established so-called “meaningful use” requirements that are designed to encourage health care providers and organizations to make use of electronic medical records and to gradually build systems that allow electronic medical records to communicate with each other to exchange patient health information with providers involved in the your care, whether the care is within our system or at an outside organization.
Mass HIway has been established as the system to help Massachusetts-based providers to achieve that goal in this state. Attached is a fact sheet for patients that providers a very good summary of the Mass HIway and how it works.
You will now receive helpful appointment reminders via text message (if we have your mobile phone number). These reminders will be sent 72 hours in advance of your appointment. Of course, you can opt out if you choose.
If you prefer to opt out of text messaging reminders, there is a line at the bottom of the text message that instructs you “To Opt Out Text STOP.”
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers who come together voluntarily to give coordinated high quality care to people with Medicare.
Performance is measured in several key areas and reported to the public. The Atrius Health ACO, of which Granite Medical is part, scored high in all areas. You can see the results for several local ACOs here.
Granite Medical Group patients can call us from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. and talk to a nurse practitioner who will:
Our cardiologists provide care at the new Atrius Health Cardiovascular Center located at 90 Libbey Parkway in Weymouth.
Visit the Atrius Health Cardiovascular Center website to learn more.
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Granite Medical Group will be participating in the new Tufts Senior Care Options program (SCO). If you are 65 or older, and eligible for Medicare and MassHealth Standard or MassHealth Standard only, Tufts Health Plan Senior Care Options (SCO) may be right for you. More...
Granite Medical Group is pleased to offer this service from South Shore Elder Services to our patients. This is a free program for disabled adults and elders who have questions about Medicare, public benefits, and prescription assistance programs. More...
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston created a website for patients who have a diagnosis of low-risk prostate cancer. The content is based on a comprehensive review of the different options. Visit the site.