"This is much more than a new name for a hospital," said
Turton announced the launch of the hospital's new Healthy Horizons program, created to actively address the disproportionate health disparities in south
"As a physician-owned, professionally managed hospital, a key part of our commitment is to advance the community conversation on health equity," Turton said. "We need to work collaboratively with community partners on closing the gaps in health disparities."
"Steward Health Care and our entire physician-led business model exists to unlock access to the highest-quality care at an affordable price, believing that everyone – regardless of economic or other circumstances – deserves the physical, emotional and mental benefits that come from ongoing and personal medical services," said Dr.
"Strengthening health equity is not just a noble thing to do, it is truly a calling for those in health care,"
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The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually.
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