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New Study Results by Spaulding and Harvard Researchers Suggests Functional Status a Better Readmissions Indicator for Stroke Populations

Study researchers found functional status is a stronger determining factor than medical comorbidities in the Stroke Population.

Researchers from Spaulding and Harvard Medical School found that readmissions models suggest functional status


Spaulding Cape Cod Receives Accountable Care Compass Award from Massachusetts Hospital Association

The Accountable Care Compass Award recognize provider excellence and innovation in the delivery of high-quality, safe and efficient care.


Medicine used to treat ADHD may also help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder

New study Co-lead by Ross Zafonte, D.O found a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be a significantly better treatment.


AAPM&R Announces Dr. David Crandell as 2015 Distinguished Public Service Award Recipient

Spaulding Rehab Amputee Program Medical Director Honored for his work with Marathon Survivors

Dr. David Crandell was honored at with the 2015 Distinguished Public Service Award in recognition of his work with Boston Marathon survivors.


Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Residency Program Receives Top Rankings

Spaulding Residency Program Ranked #1 in research output for physical medicine and rehabilitation, #3 by Doximity Residency Navigator,



Message about Spaulding Hospital North Shore (SNS), formerly Shaughnessy-Kaplan Rehab Hospital

Message about Spaulding Hospital North Shore (SNS), formerly Shaughnessy-Kaplan Rehab Hospital


Finding Your Strength: Honoring Mayor Thomas M. Menino - Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

A Message from Spaulding President David Storto on the Passing of Mayor Thomas M. Menino


Providing Model Care for SCI, TBI and Burn Patients

Spaulding Rehabilitation Network is one of two organizations nationally to be awarded as having 3 Model Systems- in SCI, TBI, and Burn Injury Rehab.


Spaulding Cape Cod Expands Spasticity Services

Spaulding Cape Cod's Centers for Comprehensive Spasticity Management are offering expanded services to persons living with spasticity.


Muji Karim: A Story of Strength

After surviving a fiery car crash, Muji Karim sustained burns to 31% of his body, resulting in the loss of both of his legs and four fingers.


Spaulding Rehabilitation Network in the News

Some changes on the soccer field could protect kids from head injuries

Dr. Ross Zafonte supports new regulations by U.S. Soccer Federation to restrict headers to prevent Concussions in young players.


Irene Davis Named One of the 50 Most Influential People in Running by Runner's World Magazine

Irene Davis, PhD, Director Spaulding National Running Center, named one of Top 50 Influential People in Running


Ex-boxing champ Balletto, Cranston Y roll out exercise bike for people with disabilities

The "functional electrical stimulation bike" provides a cardio workout, increases muscle tone and keeps the blood circulating for people with paralysi


After neck injury, former Valley Tech softball star Bella Picard vows to play again

Softball star Bella Picard recovers at Spaulding after a neck injury and inspires us all with her strength and determination


Music Can Heal -- Here's Proof

Music therapy helps patients recover and heal.

Media Contacts

For media inquiries, please contact the Spaulding Communications Department at (617) 952-5325 or by email