Southcoast Health to establish Level II trauma center at St. Luke’s Hospital

Updated 11 a.m. on May 22, 2019

KEITH HOVAN, CEO of Southcoast Health shakes hands with Kevin Gallagher, fire chief for the town of Acushnet, at the Southcoast Health annual EMS provider breakfast. / COURTESY SOUTHCOAST HEALTH
KEITH HOVAN, CEO of Southcoast Health shakes hands with Kevin Gallagher, fire chief for the town of Acushnet, at the Southcoast Health annual EMS provider breakfast. / COURTESY SOUTHCOAST HEALTH
NEW BEDFORD – Southcoast Health says it plans to establish a Level II trauma center at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. The announcement, made this week by Southcoast CEO Keith Hovan, at Southcoast's annual EMS provider breakfast, marks the beginning of a lengthy certification process. In order to earn accreditation as a Level II…

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