Welcome to our Health Care Professionals Page. Here we provide information that we hope is helpful as you become acquainted with Hebrew SeniorLife’s Health Care Services and Hebrew Rehabilitative Center (HRC), integral parts of Hebrew SeniorLife.

Important Contacts

Brian Murphy, Vice President of Patient Access

Brian Murphy is responsible for Hebrew Rehabilitation Center's centralized admissions department and Orchard Cove's Skilled Nursing Facility. Working with hospitals, patients and families, Brian and his Team strive to provide a smooth care transition for all. Call 617-363-8372 or email at brianmurphy@hsl.harvard.edu  

Lynda Giovaniello, RN, BS, Clinical Liaison for Hebrew SeniorLife’s Home and Community-Based Services

Lynda brings nursing experience from the acute care, long-term care and retirement community settings. Prior to joining HSL Lynda worked for a community based Certified Home Health Agency where she started as a Nurse Case Manager and then became a Clinical Liaison. Her most recent roles there were in clinical leadership and marketing and business development. Please contact Lynda with questions and referrals at 508-243-8294 or email at lyndagiovaniello@hsl.harvard.edu 

Gary Epstein-Lubow, M.D., Medical Director of the Center for Memory Health

Dr. Lubow brings nearly 20 years of academic and clinical achievements to his role as medical director of the Center for Memory Health. He is associate professor of psychiatry at Brown University and he previously served for nine years as the assistant unit chief for inpatient geriatric psychiatry at Butler Hospital in Providence, RI. Dr. Lubow was appointed a Visiting Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Call the Center for Memory Health at 617-363-8600 or email at CMH@hsl.harvard.edu

Quality at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center

At Hebrew Rehabilitation Center we are committed to delivering the highest quality of medical care to each and every patient.

We uphold the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) definition of quality: "Doing the right thing, at the right time, for the right person, and having the best possible result."

Components of Care

The Institute of Medicine defines quality health care as being safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient and equitable. Hebrew Rehabilitation Center prides itself on meeting these six components:

  • Safe. Care and treatment does not cause harm.
  • Effective. Through data capture and research, we are able to demonstrate that care provided at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center is exceptional as evidenced by our process and outcomes measures as well as our patient satisfaction scores. 
  • Patient-centered. Hebrew Rehabilitation Center’s patients are treated with respect and dignity; their values, beliefs and cultural diversity are taken into account throughout their stay.
  • Timely. Hebrew Rehabilitation Center provides care in a timely fashion.
  • Efficient. We provide efficient care.
  • Equitable. Every person receives the same level of care regardless of age, sex, religion, socioeconomic class and culture. We believe that all individuals deserve access to high quality health care.

Hebrew Rehabilitation Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Accreditation demonstrates our commitment to continuously improve service quality and to focus on the satisfaction of the persons served. Learn about CARF.

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