“On the road to health, leaving the hospital is just the start” – The Boston Globe

leaving hospital

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff
“Nurse practitioner Patricia Nutting (back to the camera) hugs Joanne Miele King of Melrose, who is in the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Adult Survivorship Program.”

“For Mark Vogler, a software designer from Attleboro, undergoing bariatric surgery was only the beginning of his journey to lose weight and keep it off. It’s the supplementary services he received afterward at Newton-Wellesley Hospital that have been key to his postsurgical success.

“Three years later, he still attends up to four support group meetings a month at Newton-Wellesley and finds additional support from Bariatastic, the smartphone app that the hospital offers to all of its bariatric patients.”


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