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In this week's issue, "Showcasing primary care," "Required safety training available on the web through HealthStream," "Pneumatic tube system ready to connect to the Lunder Building," "MGH participates in Great American Smokeout," and more

Stories in the 12/03/2010 Issue of Hotline

In General awards and honors 12.3.10

MGH Hotline 12.3.10 In General awards and honors

MGH participates in Great American Smokeout

MGH Hotline 12.3.10 Each year on the third Thursday of November, millions of smokers across the country forgo tobacco as part of "The Great American Smokeout."

Pneumatic tube system ready to connect to the Lunder Building

MGH Hotline 12.3.10 Thousands of MGH employees work around the clock caring for patients, handling administrative tasks and offering support services. As MGHers go about their business throughout the day and night, another vital hospital system is working behind the scenes -- the pneumatic tube system (PTS).

Required safety training available on the web through HealthStream

MGH Hotline 12.3.10 Employees now are able to complete required hospitalwide training online through the HealthStream Learning Center, a web-based learning management system offered by the Training and Workforce Development Office of Human Resources.

Showcasing primary care

MGH Hotline 12.3.10

Transplant Center unfolds strategic vision and plan

MGH Hotline 12.3.10 Members of the MGH Transplant Center gathered in the Bigelow Amphitheater Nov. 17 to hear Joren Madsen, MD, DPhil, director of the MGH Transplant Center; Jay A. Fishman, MD, associate director of the center; and Debra J. Doroni, MBA, executive director of the center and the Department of Surgery, unveil the Transplant Center's new strategic plan.

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