Long-Term Care Services

Our specially trained nursing home phlebotomy team provides scheduled routine phlebotomy services Monday through Friday and most holidays, and is also available 24/7 for STAT services.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Laboratory provides a variety of Infection Control support to assist long term care facilities with their quality programs:

Basic and advanced infection control reports that include:

  • A colored bar graph displaying the nosocomial infection rate by source as reported by your facility.
  • Colored pie charts displaying all your facility’s positive cultures & urinary tract isolates on cultures performed by Newton-Wellesley Hospital Lab.
  • The total nosocomial rate for your facility, plotted over time to identify trends and spikes.
  • A comparison graph with all of the long-term care facilities that the Lab reports for. These are reported confidentially by code number.
  • An antibiogram report for a specified timeframe (i.e. quarterly or the prior 12 months).

    Infection Control Sample Report 1 (.ppt) 
    Infection Control Sample Report 2 (.ppt)

Attendance at quarterly meetings to help facilities analyze trends, review new recommendations, regulations and guidelines.

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2015 Top Docs List

More than 30 Newton-Wellesley affiliated physicians made Boston magazine's annual list recognizing some of the area's best doctors.
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Hospital Ranked #11

US News and World Report has ranked Newton-Wellesley Hospital 11th in Massachusetts.
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