What's Happening items for Oct. 28
New Disability Indicator
Starting Nov. 1, the patient registration process under Admitting and Registration Services will include collection of a Disability Indicator. By including information about a patient’s permanent disability in our registration system, patient placement and care staff can be more proactive in preparing for any special needs. At this time, disability information will be used to accommodate Inpatient and Surgical visits only. The Disability Indicator will be rolled out to Ambulatory Outpatient practices in mid-January.
Senior HealthWISE lecture
MGH Senior HealthWISE will offer a lecture, “Blepharitis,” Nov. 3 from 11 am to noon in the Haber Conference Room. Speaker is Jason Rothman, MD, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston. The event is free for seniors 60 years and older. To RSVP, call 617-724-6756.
Clinical Research Program seminars
The MGH Clinical Research Program is sponsoring several lectures during the month of November:
Raffle to benefit Home Base
The deadline to purchase raffle tickets for a custom-built Dirico motorcycle with a baseball paint job, signed by recording artist Steven Tyler, is Nov. 7. All proceeds benefit the MGH Home Base Program and the Red Sox Foundation. For more information, visit www.rideforourheroes.com.
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