In this week's issue of Hotline: "One smile at a time: Former patient's mother brings birthday joy to MGH patient," "MGH and CBS care," "New radiation oncology technologies in the Lunder Building," and more.

Stories in the 02/04/2011 Issue of Hotline

Acute Stroke Quality Task Force recognizes fastest treatment time

MGH Hotline 02.04.11 TIME IS BRAIN when it comes to treating stroke.

Bicentennial corner 02.04.11

MGH Hotline 02.04.11 SURPRISINGLY, THIS PHOTO was not taken this past week.

Chief of Cardiac Surgery named

MGH Hotline 02.04.11 THORALF M. SUNDT III, MD, has been named chief of the Division of Cardiac Surgery.

MGH and CBS care

MGH Hotline 02.04.11 To promote awareness about the disease and the importance of self-exams, the MGH and CBS Cares are collaborating on a fun, informative public service announcement (PSA).

MGH award honors “In Treatment”

MGH Hotline 02.04.11 “IN TREATMENT,” a provocative drama series on HBO, offers viewers a glimpse behind the normally closed doors of talk therapy, illuminating the lives and stories of both the main character, a psychoanalyst named Paul Weston – who is in therapy himself – and his many patients.

New radiation oncology technologies in the Lunder Building

MGH Hotline 02.04.11 While the foundation of MGH Radiation Oncology is built upon the expertise, skill and dedication of the department’s staff members, the incorporation of the most advanced technologies helps to support the overall objectives of caregivers who aim to provide the best quality and safest patient care possible.

One smile at a time

MGH Hotline 02.04.11 MOST YOUNG PEOPLE long for the day they turn 21 – the year they are considered an adult.


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