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Currently Browsing:2015

  • #1 in the Nation

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report has named Massachusetts General Hospital the #1 hospital in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

  • Ablative CO2 Fractional Photothermolysis for Burn Scars

    Monday, June 01, 2015  Mass General

    Massachusetts General Hospital burn surgeons have assessed the mechanism of action and efficacy of ablative fractional resurfacing as potential therapy for burn scars.

  • Saving Leo

    Wednesday, May 06, 2015  Mass General

    A boy, badly burned by fire, traveled from Burundi to Boston for treatment in an extraordinary journey of resilience and devotion. Richard Ehrlichman, MD, a plastic surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, is part of his care team.

Currently Browsing:2014

  • Storybook Ball a sweet success

    Friday, October 24, 2014  Mass General

    A bit of Willy Wonka magic inspired more than 500 people to raise $1.8 million for MassGeneral Hospital for Children during the 15th annual Storybook Ball.

  • Taylor family makes large donation to support the work of a Mass General surgeon

    Thursday, October 23, 2014  Mass General

    Singer James Taylor and his family make a substantial donation to MassGeneral Hospital for Children and the efforts of Dr. William G. (Jay) Austen, Jr., who performs life-changing surgery on children around the world.

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

  • Austen named chief of Burn Surgery

    Friday, April 04, 2014  Mass General

    William (Jay) G. Austen, Jr., MD, was appointed chief of the MGH Division of Burn Surgery on March 24.

  • Tips for Spotting and Avoiding Frostbite

    Thursday, January 02, 2014  Mass General

    Mary Liz Bilodeau, RN, MS, CCRN, ACNPC, an acute care nurse practitioner at the Sumner Redstone Burn Center, offers tips for avoiding and recognizing frostbite.

Currently Browsing:2013

  • Sumner Redstone Burn Center opens new unit

    Friday, September 20, 2013  Mass General

    The MGH Sumner Redstone Burn Center – the oldest and largest adult burn center in the Northeast – filled with laughter Sept. 9 as clinicians, staff, former patients and donors gathered to celebrate the center’s new home on Ellison 14.

  • New PT space to open

    Friday, July 19, 2013  Mass General

    The Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation made a $150,000 donation to the MGH Sumner Redstone Burn Center to help fund a new physical and occupational therapy space for burn patients.

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

Currently Browsing:2012

Currently Browsing:2010

  • Smoking and Home Oxygen: Doubling the Danger

    Tuesday, February 16, 2010  Mass General

    As the baby boomer generation ages, the prevalence of patients using portable medical oxygen to treat pulmonary diseases is on the rise. While this treatment helps patients live richer lives with increased independence, it’s critical that those who use home oxygen understand the associated risks.

Press Releases

  • MGH team identifies factors predicting infection risk in patients with serious burns - 2/4/2015, Research

    A team led by MGH investigators has identified a set of characteristics – including differences in gene expression – that may indicate which patients recovering from severe burns are at greatest risk for repeat infections. Predicting the risk of infection before it occurs would indicate which patients should receive preventive treatment and reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics in those at low risk.

  • Microfluidic device allows collection, analysis of hard-to-handle immune cells - 8/30/2010, Research

    A team led by MGH scientists has developed a new microfluidic tool for quickly and accurately isolating neutrophils – the most abundant type of white blood cell – from small blood samples, an accomplishment that could provide information essential to better understanding the immune system's response to traumatic injury.

Events

Currently Browsing:2015

  • TeleBurns Clinical Education Program

    Thursday, January 15, 2015

    Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare offer expert information on innovative treatment modalities available for health care professionals who care for patients with thermal injuries.

Video

  • Sumner M. Redstone Burn Center

    Sumner M. Redstone Burn Center

    Join our clinical team as we tour the newly renovated inpatient intensive care unit in the Sumner M. Redstone Burn Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. The center’s largest expansion since it opened in 1974 has new state-of-the-art equipment that will help us provide the very best in burn care.

  • Sumner M. Redstone Burn Center

    Sumner M. Redstone Burn Center, the Patient Perspective

    Learn about the Sumner M. Redstone Burn Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and how it was developed with the patient in mind. The new center features bacteria-controlled nursing units, several noise-reducing measures, a new physical and occupational therapy rehabilitation space, as well as a private family waiting area.

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