Beverly Hospital, a member of Lahey Health, to Provide Primary and Sports Medicine Care for New England's 2013 Professional Tennis Team
Media Contact: Laura Wareck
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Beverly, MA (January 22, 2013) Beverly Hospital, a member of Lahey Health, has been named the official medical team and healthcare partner of the Boston Lobsters, the New England franchise of Mylan World Team Tennis. As part of the partnership, Beverly Hospital will provide the team with top-notch sports medicine and rehabilitation services, while also meeting each player's primary care needs. The partnership supports Lahey Health's commitment to providing high quality care and the best patient experience to the communities it serves. "We are thrilled to have entered into an agreement with Beverly Hospital to be our official health system provider," said Bahar Uttam, chief executive officer of the Boston Lobsters. "Through this partnership, our team will have access to exceptional, leading-edge care that is specialized for both the sports-related and general health care needs of our athletes. It's a tremendous opportunity to enter the upcoming season knowing our players are receiving excellent care locally."

Beverly's rehabilitation and sports medicine services are widely recognized for utilizing the most current technologies and techniques such as manual therapy, plyometrics, core stabilization, self myofascial release, kinesiotaping and functional movement screenings; the clinical expertise of its staff, and for its commitment to providing exceptional, one-on-one care. Through Beverly Hospital, athletes and patients are offered a full continuum of specialty services ranging from the latest diagnostic tools including Kaieser triple trainer and low level laser therapy and orthopedic surgical techniques, to orthopedic rehabilitation and neurological therapy.

"Our relationship with the Boston Lobsters is an example of our dedication to our local communities. We are excited to work with the Lobsters and to meet all of its athletes' sports medicine and primary care needs," said Gerald MacKillop, public relations manager for Lahey Health. "The Lobsters and Mr. Uttam share our commitment of community stewardship and leadership and we're honored to be their official healthcare provider for the 2013 season."

As the official medical team and healthcare partner of the Boston Lobsters, Beverly Hospital, a member of Lahey Health will provide onsite physical therapists at every home tennis match. The Lobsters are scheduled to play their 2013 season home games at the Joan Norton Tennis Center, part of the Manchester Athletic Club in Manchester, Mass. The Boston Lobsters season begins in July.
About Lahey Health

Lahey Health is what's next in healthcare providing a full continuum of integrated health services close to where you live or work. It is comprised of nationally-recognized, award-winning hospitals - including an academic hospital and medical center, and community hospitals -- primary care providers, specialist physicians, behavioral health services, post-acute programs such as home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources located throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Lahey Health offers more than 1,200 locally-based physicians providing clinical excellence and an exceptional patient experience in adult and pediatric primary care and every medical specialty, including kidney and liver transplantation; cancer, cardiovascular and orthopedic medical and surgical care; local emergency and trauma care; urological surgery; chronic disease prevention and health management; and pediatric emergency, newborn and inpatient care provided in collaboration with Boston Children's Hospital physicians.
Lahey Health includes Lahey Hospital & Medical Center -- a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine -- and Lahey Clinic physician group with practices in Burlington, Peabody and other locations throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Beverly Hospital; Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, MA; Lahey Health Senior Care and Lahey Health Behavioral Services as well as more than 30 primary care physician practices and multiple outpatient and satellite specialty care facilities. Together, we are making innovative, integrated healthcare more personal and more accessible. For more information, visit and its member websites Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Beverly Hospital, and Lahey Health Behavioral Services.
 About the Boston Lobsters
The Boston Lobsters is the New England franchise of Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) league. The Boston Lobsters/WTT is tennis like you've never seen it, featuring the biggest names in the world playing together in an innovative co-ed team format that offers exciting possibilities for players, fans, communities and sponsors. The WTT co-ed format encourages equal contributions from both genders and features the top professionals in the world of tennis. The cornerstone of World TeamTennis and the Boston Lobsters is a focus on equality, community and teamwork.

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