Tufts Medical Center is located at Boston, Massachusetts, United States. This is a non-profitable hospital. This is under Tufts University School of Medicine. This is the center for Biomedical Research and this is a principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. Here the university physicians hold faculty appointments. This center is connected to Tufts University School of dental medicine.
Tufts Medical Center is divided into total service adult hospital and floating children hospital (Presently on shore). The CEO of Tufts Medical Center is Michael Wagner, MD, FACP. Hospital has partnerships with Lawrence General Hospital and Lowell General Hospital. It is also having locations in Quincy, Chelmsford and Framingham. This is the first medical center in the United States which was started in 1796; with 415 numbers of beds, medical/surgical beds 206, adult intensive care beds 48, pediatric beds 57, pediatric and neonatal intensive care beds 50, post-partum beds 34, adult psychiatric beds 20, infant bassinets 24.This is established as the first permanent medical facility in New England. The first donor is Paul Revere.
Presidents of Tufts University are Anthony P. Monaco, M.D., Ph.D., and TUSM Dean Harris M. Berman, M.D. serve on the Medical Centers Board, with Dr. Wagner serving on TUSMs Board of Advisors. This is having an achievement in clinical advances and scientific research. Immunosuppression word was coined by this center and also said difference link about obesity and heart diseases. Tufts Medical Center ranks in the top 5% of the nation’s institutions that will get federal research funds.
Researches: Tufts Medical Center and its institutions are responsible for some of the medical innovations:
The first U.S. lung clinic was established by Boston Dispensary in the year 1899.
In 1919 a synthetic milk product for infants was invented by Dr. Alfred Bosworth, it is well known as Similac and Infant Formula in these days. Diagnostic test for syphilis was done by Dr. William Hinton in 1927 which is still in use.
The first preparation for developing Human Growth Hormone started in 1952.
World’s first paediatric trauma center was established in 1981.
Tufts Medical Center was ranked 6th in the top Boston Hospitals and in 2014 they gave8th position in Massachusetts by US news.
Recent Awards and Recognition:
Tufts Medical Center has received the Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award from the University Health System Consortium (UHC).
For the 4th year in a row, NEQCA, the physician network for Tufts Medical Center, was honored by Massachusetts Health Quality Partners for being the best performing physician network.
Tufts Medical Center was named to the 2015 Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare Honor Roll. The Hospital Honor Roll names those hospitals whose performance was among the top 25 percent of those measured nationally on a set of composite quality metrics.
Awarded 4 stars by Hospital Compare for Patient Experience for a full year. Also awarded 4 stars for the way our doctors and nurses communicate with patients, and how likely patients are to recommend us for care.
Listed on the Joint Commission Honor Roll for Core Measures. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies health care organizations and programs in the United States. Affiliations: (Adult) MetroWest Medical Center, (Paediatric) Lawrence General Hospital Lowell General Hospital MetroWest Medical Center Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital
The following is the list of scholars from Tufts Medical Center who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Tufts Medical Center that are published in OMICS International journals.
Increased Serum Tryptophan but not Kynurenine/Tryptophan Ratio is Associated with the Risk of Interferon-Alpha Associated Depression in Hepatitis C Virus Patients
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Tufts Medical Center that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.