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1990s

Details about North Wing renovations in winter issue of Progress Notes, 1991

1991

The Campaign for the Nineties, a community-wide drive to help save and stabilize the Glover, raises close to $1.5 million. Staff physicians contribute more than $340,000 for the North I renovation campaign, which features a new state-of-the-art Ambulatory Services Center.

Renovations to North II expand space for a diabetes service center, a urological services center and phase II of the Cardiac Rehabilitation program.



Campaign for the Nineties Executive Committee Member Gerald Corcoran, MD, discusses fundraising progress.

Physician Committee members include Harry Bauer, MD, Philip Elia, MD, Lawrence Greenberg, MD, Mark Haffenraffer, MD, Thomas Piemonte, MD, Christopher Salvo, MD, J. Brooks Watt, MD, Simon Weitzman, MD and Earl Yunes, MD

Campaign for the Nineties Executive Committee Member Gerald Corcoran, MD, discusses fundraising progress.



Annual hospital float at the 4th of July parade, 1990

Annual hospital float at the 4th of July parade, 1990



Benefit concert performed in the Wellesley College Chapel which raises $6,000 for the hospital, 1991

Benefit concert performed in the Wellesley College Chapel which raises $6,000 for the hospital, 1991



Campaign for the Nineties Physician Committee Member Earl Yunes, MD, chats with Steven Cohen, MD, at a physician's fundraiser, 1991

Campaign for the Nineties Physician Committee Member Earl Yunes, MD, chats with Steven Cohen, MD, at a physician's fundraiser, 1991






Progress Notes article about new Medical Day Care Suite opening, December/January 1992


Progress Notes article about new Medical Day Care Suite opening, December/January 1992
Cover of A History of Glover Memorial Hospital written by Knowles Lawrence, MD, that spans 1901 through 1992

1993

Knowles B. Lawrence, MD, who was appointed to the Glover medical staff in 1947, authors The History of Glover Memorial Hospital with the help of hospital librarian Louisa Tseng and Assistant Administrator Susan Skolnick, RN.






Needham Chronicle
article about Dr. Lawrence's efforts to research Glover Memorial Hospital's history, June 13, 1990

Needham Chronicle article about Dr. Lawrence’s efforts to research Glover Memorial Hospital's history, June 13, 1990






Louisa Tseng, Glover librarian, 1991

Louisa Tseng, Glover librarian, 1991
Deaconess Glover sign unveiling, July 1, 1994

1994

On May 4, 1994, the Town of Needham votes to sell Glover Memorial Hospital to Deaconess Hospital.

"Trustees, hospital administration and the medical staff worked for years to determine the best course of action to keep the hospital solvent while honoring a trust to maintain it as the local healthcare facility."
- Gerald Corcoran, MD




Glover Memorial Hospital sign

Glover Memorial Hospital sign




Removing the old sign, 1994

Removing the old sign, 1994




Replacing Glover sign with Deaconess Glover sign, 1994

Replacing Glover sign with Deaconess Glover sign, 1994





Glover to Deaconess ceremony, 1994

Glover to Deaconess ceremony, 1994



Glover to Deaconess-Glover ceremony, 1994

Glover to Deaconess Glover ceremony, 1994



Cake from Glover to Deaconess-Glover ceremony, 1994

Cake from Glover to Deaconess Glover ceremony, 1994






Program for Deaconess-Glover Dinner Dance and Auction, 1998

Program for Deaconess-Glover Dinner Dance and Auction, 1998

1996

Beth Israel and Deaconess Hospitals merge, forming Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Contact Information

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham
148 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492
781-453-3000